About ASDC

The Mission of the Atmospheric Science Data Center (ASDC) is to be a leading provider of atmospheric science data products and services to the science community through agility, innovation, and technical excellence.
The ASDC is in the Science Directorate located at the NASA Langley Research Center (LaRC), in Hampton, Virginia. The Science Directorate's Climate Science Branch, Atmospheric Composition Branch, and Chemistry and Dynamics Branch work with ASDC to study changes in the Earth and its atmosphere. Data products translate those findings into meaningful knowledge that inspires action by scientists, educators, decision makers, and the public. The ASDC supports over 60 projects and provides access to more than 1000 archived collections. These data sets were created from satellite measurements, field experiments, and modeled data products. The ASDC projects focus on the Earth science disciplines Radiation Budget, Clouds, Aerosols, and Tropospheric Composition.

Recent DAAC Updates

CERES Level 2 CCCM (C3M) Version D1 Product Release

Dec. 13, 2021, 2:12 p.m.

The Radiation Budget Science Project (RBSP)/CERES mission team announces the release of a new version of the CERES Level 2 (L2), CALIPSO-CloudSat-CERES-MODIS (CCCM or …

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VIRGAS Release Announcement

Dec. 8, 2021, 12:49 p.m.

The Atmospheric Science Data Center (ASDC) has released data for the Volcano-plume Investigation Readiness and Gas-phase and Aerosol Sulfur (VIRGAS) field campaign, a mission conducted …

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DEVOTE Release Announcement

Dec. 8, 2021, 12:41 p.m.

The Atmospheric Science Data Center (ASDC) has released data for the Development and Evaluation of satellite Validation Tools by Experimenters (DEVOTE) field campaign. DEVOTE investigated …

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SAGE III on ISS Version 5.2 Release

Dec. 7, 2021, 3:54 p.m.

The SAGE III/ISS Team is proud to announce the second official release of SAGE III/ISS products (V5.2) that are suitable for …

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