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How to Get ORNL DAAC Data

Search for Data

The ORNL DAAC offers several ways to find data of interest.

Data Search

The ORNL DAAC Data Search option from the Data menu opens the Mercury metadata search system that provides options for keyword, spatial, and temporal searches across multiple data sources, such as: ORNL DAAC Archived Data, Land Validation Data, Regional and Global Data, Long Term Ecological Research (LTER) Network, and Organization of Biological Field stations.

Search by DOI

To search for data sets that are cited or referred to in an article, enter the article's digital object identifier (DOI) into the ORNL DAAC DOI search. In addition, a Mercury keyword search based on the article's title displays related data sets.

Browse FTP Site

Browse ORNL DAAC Data Holdings via FTP.

THREDDS Data Server (TDS) Catalog Service

For a limited number of ORNL DAAC data products, the ORNL DAAC offers a TDS Catalog Service.

Complete Data Set List

The Complete Data Set List provides a list by category of the number of data sets available within each project. The project name is a link to the list of available data sets within each project, where the data set can be downloaded.