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Whether you are a scientist, an educator, a student, or are just interested in learning more about NASA’s Earth science data and how to use it, we have the resources to help. Get information and guides to help you find and use NASA Earth science data, services, and tools.

Getting Started
Explore the Getting Started page for an introduction on how to use the Earthdata site.

Earth Science Disciplines
The petabytes worth of data collected by NASA’s Earth science program typically fall into one or several disciplines of study, including atmosphere, calibrated radiance, cryosphere, human dimensions, land, and ocean. Explore each of these disciplines, what Earth processes are involved, and the measurements associated with each. Find and visualize data for each of the discipline measurements.

Webinars and Tutorials
Select from an extensive collection of on-demand webinars and tutorials on data discovery, data access, and data tools.

Browse through timely and topical articles, including those featured in Sensing Our Planet, a rich set of articles describing research uses of Earth observing data.

Data User Profiles
Data user profiles highlight our diverse end-user community worldwide and show you not only how these data are being used for research and applications, but also where these data are being used.

Community Forums
Visit community forums to find answers to questions and interact with peers, including scientists and other data users.

User Resources
Explore the plethora of user resources showcasing the ESDS program. The EOSDIS Quarterly Newsletter highlights NASA Earth Observing System Data and Information System (EOSDIS) news, data access tools and activities. Outreach products provides a range of resources, from printed material to multimedia, for a variety of audiences.

Remote Sensors
Remote sensing provides a means to explore Earth, even the most difficult of places to reach. There are two types of remote sensing instruments - active and passive systems. Find out more about each of these types of remote sensors and the various NASA instruments for each type.

Learn the Terms
Confused by acronyms or wondering what a term means? Check out our acronym list and glossary.

Related Tools and Programs
A helpful list of related tools, organizations, programs, projects, forums and more.

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