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The GCMD holds more than 35,000 Earth science data set and service descriptions, which cover subject areas within the Earth and environmental sciences.  The project mission is to assist researchers, policy makers, and the public in the discovery of and ac...
If you have a data set or service that is relevant to global change, consider advertising to the scientific community through the GCMD using the docBUILDER metadata authoring tool. The GCMD is not limited to governmental datasets nor is it restricted t...
DAYMET USER-COMMUNITY CONTRIBUTED TOOLS Please note that these community contributed tools have had limited testing by the ORNL Daymet group and are provided for your convenience. MATLAB FUNCTIONS TO DOWNLOAD AND MERGE DAYMET TILES Developed and contr...
The FIRMS MODIS Archive Download tool provides NRT data and, as it becomes available, it is replaced with data extracted from the standard MCD14ML fire product produced at the MODIS Fire Science Computing Facility (SCF). Your two files contain i) MODIS ...
You can download MODIS and VIIRS hotspot data (as shown in Web Fire Mapper: https://firms.modaps.eosdis.nasa.gov/firemap/) from the FIRMS archive download tool: https://firms.modaps.eosdis.nasa.gov/download/ Please note the MODIS archive is made up of st...
You can opt to receive a .CSV file for your fire email alert from FIRMS and this can be opened in EXCEL using the File / import option. See instructions below: First, save the CSV file to you computer You can open this in EXCEL using the following - ...
A GCMD "portal" is defined as a virtual subset of the complete content of the directory. Recognizing the importance of customization for partner organizations, the staff generates subset views of the GCMD directory through "conceptual" portals. Portals ha...
ED| HOW TO REQUEST ACCESS TO EARTHDATA TOOLS Relates to:Access TABLE OF CONTENTS * Requirements [1] * Instructions [2] * Tips ">Related [4] PURPOSE Refer to this guide when requesting access to Earthdata's Issue tracking (JIRA), and Re...
The Daymet calendar is based on a standard calendar year. All Daymet years have 1 - 365 days, including leap years. For leap years, the Daymet dataset includes leap day. Values for December 31 are discarded from leap years to maintain a 365-day year.
The daily data is available in a couple of formats. You can get the gridded data, by variable, in netCDF file format by downloading either individual tiles of the data or downloading the entire spatial extent from our ftp site. If you want to subset the m...
The Earthdata Login provides a single mechanism for user registration and profile management for all EOSDIS system components (DAACs, Tools, Services). Your Earthdata login also helps the EOSDIS program better understand the usage of EOSDIS services to im...
The GCMD has made it very easy for the public to locate the data sets they desire. All the metadata are accessible via several search interfaces. Search Options: * Earth Science Keywords: Search results can be modified Science discipline, geographic...
Thank you for your inquiry. Here are some instructions you might find useful: Basic instructions for authenticating can be found here: https://support.earthdata.nasa.gov/index.php?/Knowledgebase/Article/View/43/21/how-to-access-urs-gated-data-with-cur...
NASA promotes the full and open sharing of all data with the research and applications communities, private industry, academia, and the general public. You can find out more about the data policy at: http://science.nasa.gov/earth-science/earth-science-dat...
I was playing around with QGIS yesterday and today to see what might be happening to prevent it from working. I have not yet discovered why QGIS doesn't work with our server (ArcGIS does seem to work), but I do have a work-around so that you can load the ...
The ORNL DAAC archives and distributes the Daymet dataset outputs in formats that are standardized and well documented.  We have no authority to distribute the model code from which the data are derived.  Please see the literature describing the Daymet ...
The GCMD contains descriptions of data sets covering all disciplines that produce and use data to help us understand our changing planet. The GCMD includes metadata from disciplines including atmospheric science, biology, oceanography, ecology, geology...
EARTH SCIENCE DATA SET DESCRIPTIONS * Directory Interchange Format (DIF) * Describes Earth Science and Climate Data * More information: http://gcmd.nasa.gov/add/difguide/whatisadif.html [http://gcmd.nasa.gov/add/difguide/whatisadif.html] EARTH S...
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