ESDS Program

EOSDIS New Datasets: August 2023


NASA's Global Hydrometeorology Resource Center Distributed Active Archive Center (GHRC DAAC) released the following Investigation of Microphysics and Precipitation for Atlantic Coast-Threatening Snowstorms (IMPACTS) datasets:


NASA's National Snow and Ice Data Center DAAC (NSIDC DAAC) released the following datasets:

Soil Moisture Active Passive Validation Experiment (SMAPVEX)

High Mountain Asia (HMA)

  • High Mountain Asia 5 Arc-Minute Hydrological Flow Direction for the Headwaters of the Amu Darya and Indus River Basins, Version 1

Advanced Thermal and Land Applications Sensor (ATLAS)/Ice, Cloud and Land Elevation Satellite-2 (ICESat-2)

Snow Experiment 2020 (SnowEx20)

Nimbus-7, Special Sensor Microwave/Imager (SSM/I), Special Sensor Microwave Imager Sounder (SSMIS)

  • Sea Ice Concentrations from Nimbus-7 SMMR and DMSP SSM/I-SSMIS Passive Microwave Data, Version 2

Making Earth System Data Records for Use in Research Environments (MEaSUREs) Program

Randolph Glacier Inventory


NASA's Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC) released the following datasets:

Population, Land Use, and Emissions (PLUE)

  • Yale Center for Earth Observation (YCEO) Surface Urban Heat Islands, v4 (2003 – 2018)
  • doi:10.7927/s5m5-zk14

Environment and Sustainable Development (ESD)

  • Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) Indicator 7.1.1: Access to Electricity, 2023 Release (2020 – 2022)
  • SDG Indicator 9.1.1: The Rural Access Index (RAI), 2023 Release (2015 – 2022)
  • SDG Indicator 11.2.1: Urban Access to Public Transport, 2023 Release (2015 – 2022)
  • SDG Indicator 11.7.1: Urban Public Space, Availability and Access, 2023 Release (2015 – 2022)


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