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

ACTIVATE Data Webinar Materials

Jan. 24, 2023, 10:37 a.m.

Here you will find resources and material from ACTIVATE's Data Webinars and Workshops

November 2022

The Aerosol Cloud meTeorology Interactions oVer the western ATlantic Experiment …

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ERBS Re-entry to the Earth's Atmosphere on 09 January 2023

Jan. 9, 2023, 4:11 p.m.

The Earth Radiation Budget Satellite (ERBS) re-entered the Earth's atmosphere on 08 January 2023 at 11:04 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (09 January 2023 at 04:04 …

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TOLNet Release Announcement

Dec. 21, 2022, 1:47 p.m.

The Atmospheric Science Data Center (ASDC) has released the data for the Tropospheric Ozone Lidar Network (TOLNet). TOLNet has been operating since 2011, and is …

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Terra Satellite's drift affects on MISR

Nov. 30, 2022, 3:17 p.m.

11/30/2022 Update:

The MISR instrument is in good health and continues to collect and downlink valid science data. Due to recent changes in the georectification …

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