Open Access

Published Mar. 7, 2012 12:45 PM

The Marine Geoscience Data System (MGDS) provides free public access to data collected throughout the global oceans. Our data portals serve different communities of NSF-funded researchers providing direct access to data, program-relevant information, and tools for helping them satisfy their data sharing obligations. Our tools and services provide access to our integrated data system, visualization and analysis tools, and education and outreach materials. Use our search interface to explore our holdings and find data of interest.

Published Jan. 25, 2011 10:55 AM

The National Geophysical Data Center (NGDC) (part of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration in the US) provides scientific stewardship, products, and services for geophysical data from the Sun to the Earth and Earth's sea floor and solid earth environment, including Earth observations from space.

Published Jan. 25, 2011 10:55 AM

The GeoCommunity™ is a place for the GIS user to exchange knowledge and data.

Published Jan. 25, 2011 10:55 AM

The Virtual Seismic Atlas is a "free-at-the-point-of-access" resource that captures and shares the geological interpretation of seismic reflection data in picture and workbook format.

Published Jan. 25, 2011 10:55 AM

The Open Seismic Repository is initiated by dGB Earth Sciences and provides free and public seismic data sets.

Published Jan. 25, 2011 10:55 AM

ASTER (Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer) is an imaging instrument from NASA's Earth Observing System (EOS).

Published Jan. 25, 2011 10:55 AM

Landsat is a collection of land remote sensing data. The landsat archive has free, web-based access. For more information, please check http://landsat.usgs.gov/index.php.