Search for Data
The ORNL DAAC offers several ways to find data of interest.
Advanced Data Search
The Advanced 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.
This video tutorial of the ORNL DAAC search and order interface covers a simple search for a data set, data visualization options, data ordering and download. The tutorial covers one aspect of the search and order interface. Watch the tutorial.
Users can also browse directory trees for archived ORNL DAAC products, Regional and Global Data, and Land Validation Data by:
- Data Set title
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 by Attribute
Browse ORNL DAAC archived data sets by attributes.
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.
Browse Data by Product
ORNL DAAC data is archived by product.
Field Campaign DataDownload Field Campaign Data:
- BOREAS and BOREAS Follow-On
- FIFE and FIFE Follow-On
- SAFARI 2000
- Superior National Forest (SNF)
Land Validation Project DataDownload Land Validation Data:
- Accelerated Canopy Chemistry Program (AACP)
- EOS Land Validation
- FLUXNET Data Sets
- FLUXNET Web Site
- MODIS Fixed Sites (FTP)
- MODIS Fixed Sites Tool
- MODIS Global Tool
Regional and Global DataDownload Regional and Global Data:
- Climate Collections
- Hydroclimatology Collections
- ISLSCP II Project
- Net Primary Productivity (NPP)
- River Discharge (RIVDIS)
- Russian Land Cover (RLC)
- Spatial Data Access Tool (SDAT)
- Soil Collections
- TransCom 3
- Vegetation Collections
- Vegetation-Ecosystem Modeling (VEMAP)
Model Archive Data
Download Model Archive data.