How to View and Find Data at LAADS DAAC

Before we begin:

  • Make sure you have an Earthdata login before you start using the LAADS search and order interface.
  • Log in to LAADS Web by selecting “Earthdata Login” under “Profile” in the top-right and provide your login credentials.

Now that you are logged in, open the LAADS Search and Order interface:

Search for Data

Want to learn how to access and download Level-1 or atmospheric data sets from NASA's Level-1 and Atmosphere Archive and Distribution System Distributed Active Archive Center (LAADS DAAC)? Unsure about how to use the View Data tool and the Find Data tool to get the data you need?

Experts from LAADS DAAC explain how to search and order from LAADS DAAC's vast collection of Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS), Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS), European Space Agency Copernicus Sentinel-3A and -3B, and ESA Envisat MEdium Resolution Imaging Spectrometer (MERIS) datasets. They also describe how to order datasets with post-processing operations in the Find Data tool, allowing researchers to download just the data they need, in the desired output.

Last updated: May 4, 2022