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

Announcing POWER Second Annual Global Community Summit

Sept. 20, 2023, 3:39 p.m.

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The NASA Prediction Of Worldwide Energy Resources (POWER) Project is excited to invite you to the upcoming POWER Annual Virtual Global Community (GloCo) Summit, where …

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NASA Shares First Images from the TEMPO Mission

Aug. 25, 2023, 11:12 a.m.

See the latest news about the TEMPO mission:

For questions regarding data usage, please ask us on the Earthdata Forum.

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NASA Announces Launch Service for PREFIRE

Aug. 25, 2023, 11:09 a.m.

See the latest news about the PREFIRE mission here.

For questions regarding data usage, please ask us on the Earthdata Forum.

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SOLVE Release Announcement

Aug. 21, 2023, 8:27 a.m.

The Atmospheric Science Data Center (ASDC) has released data for the SAGE III Ozone Loss and Validation Experiment (SOLVE) campaign. SOLVE was a NASA multi-program …

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