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

Release Announcement for the CALIPSO V4.51 Lidar Level 2 Data Product

June 8, 2023, 2:20 p.m.

The CALIPSO mission team announces the release of a new CALIOP Level 2 Product:

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• CAL_LID_L2_333mMLay-Standard-V4-51
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CPEX-CV Release Announcement

May 16, 2023, 9:34 a.m.

The Atmospheric Science Data Center (ASDC) has released data for the Convective Processes Experiment – Cabo Verde (CPEX-CV) campaign. CPEX-CV took place in September 2022, …

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April 19, 2023, 1:27 p.m.

The SAGE III/ISS Mission is proud to announce the second official release of SAGE III/ISS products (v5.3) that are suitable for use in both validation …

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CALIPSO-NVF Release Announcement

April 10, 2023, 8:11 a.m.

The Atmospheric Science Data Center (ASDC) has released data for the CALIPSO Night Validation Flights airborne deployment conducted in August 2022 out of Bermuda. The …

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