Data Repositories for Satellite-Derived Data

This page lists the major sources for satellite imagery and other satellite-derived datasets in the Southern Ocean. Some satellite data is also accessible through National Antarctic Data Centres and other multi-disciplinary data repositories.

Acronym Full Name Description
  AVISO+ Provides satellite altimetry data from 1992 onwards
Cryoportal  Provides satellite-derived cryospheric products for Antarctica and other frozen parts of the world.
GRACE Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment Measurements of the earth's gravity field, including seabed pressure
MODIS Moderate ResolutionImaging Spectroradiometer Satellite imagery in 36 spectral bands, and at three spatial resolutions
  NOAA Star Center for Satellite Applications and Research Provides satellite-based data on climate, ecosystems, and water
PO-DAAC Physical Oceanography Distributed Active Archive Center Distributes NASA's ocean and climate data

If we've made an error or missed a key data repository, please contact the SOOS data officer.

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