Your Gateway to NASA Earth Observation Data
The Earth Science Data Systems (ESDS) Program provides full and open access to NASA’s collection of Earth science data for understanding and protecting our home planet. Begin your Earthdata exploration by clicking on any of the discipline icons above.
Your Gateway to NASA Earth Observation Data
The Earth Science Data Systems (ESDS) Program provides full and open access to NASA’s collection of Earth science data for understanding and protecting our home planet.
New to using NASA Earth science data? Our Data Pathfinders will help you chart a path through the process of selecting data products and learning how to use them. Click the arrows on either side of the box to find your topic-specific starting point.
Resource Spotlight
Find data, articles, webinars and other resources on relevant topics in one place on these spotlight pages.
Wildfires

NASA provides many resources for monitoring and tracking wildfires.

Open Science

Open Science empowers an inclusive, collaborative scientific process through the open sharing of data and knowledge.

Air Quality

Air pollution is one of the largest global environmental and health threats.

Data Chat
Data from NASA’s Land, Atmosphere Near real-time Capability for Earth observations (LANCE) are critical to the Navy’s tropical cyclone forecasts.
Article
NASA researchers and data offer new insights into the impish and interesting visual phenomenon of sunglint in satellite imagery.
Article
Global and US/Canada active Fire Maps enable users to visualize the location, extent, and impact of wildfires with minimal delay.
Article
The Algorithm Publication Tool (APT) streamlines the authoring of Algorithm Theoretical Basis Documents (ATBDs), which guide how data are processed.
Worldview Image of the Week

Image captured on July 17, 2024, by the VIIRS instrument aboard the joint NASA/NOAA NOAA-20 satellite.

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