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Daymet Developer Recognized for Exceptional Research

Peter Thornton in the field

Oak Ridge National Lab Distinguished Researcher Peter Thornton in the field.

The lead developer of Daymet receives recognition as a highly cited author.

ORNL DAAC Staff at the AGU Fall Meeting

American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting

The Centennial Meeting of the American Geophysical Union will take place in Washington D.C.

Don't miss ORNL DAAC's posters and talks at the upcoming American Geophysical Union Meeting.

GEDI Launched!

GEDI telescope

The GEDI instrument's 80 cm telescope will receive laser-light returning from Earth.

The Global Ecosystem Dynamics Investigation (GEDI) instrument will produce the first high-resolution laser ranging observations of the 3D structure of the Earth.

ABoVE AirSWOT Color-Infrared Imagery

Open surface waters for a location in Canada

Open surface waters (black areas) for a location northwest of Fort Saskatchewan, Canada. This image for ABoVE grid Ch078v097 was acquired on July 9, 2017.

Georeferenced orthomosaics of digital imagery collected over Alaska and Canada by NASA's ABoVE airborne campaign have been released.

Soil Respiration Database (SRDB) v4.0

Soil Respiration Database Version 4 global map

Locations of Soil Respiration Database Version 4 observations, colored by biome. Map produced by the companion SRDBv4.R script.

The Soil Respiration Database, a near-universal compendium of published soil respiration data, has been updated to version 4.0.

Explore with the Updated Airborne Data Visualizer

Demonstration of the Airborne Flight Visualizer

The new interface for the Airborne Data Visualizer has separate views for exploring flight details or 3-variable plots.

View and access atmospheric gas data from NASA's ACT-America mission with the updated Airborne Data Visualizer.

ATom Instrument Calibration and Performance Data

The interior of the NASA DC-8 aircraft prepared for takeoff

The interior of the instrumented NASA DC-8 aircraft as prepared for takeoff. The UHSAS data were collected during ATom deployments.

Calibration and in-flight performance data for Ultra-High Sensitivity Aerosol Spectrometers used during ATom deployments is now available.

Biomass Data from the Carbon Monitoring System

Aboveground biomass for the tri-state region of Maryland, Pennsylvania, and Delaware

Aboveground biomass (Mg/ha) at 30-m resolution for the tri-state region of Maryland, Pennsylvania, and Delaware in 2011.

LiDAR-derived aboveground biomass, canopy height, and canopy coverage estimates for Maryland, Delaware, and Pennsylvania are now available.

Daily Maps of Land Surface Thaw State

Surface thaw map

Surface thaw map for Alaska and Northwest Canada on April 25, 2003, derived from the Advanced Microwave Scanning Radiometer (AMSR-E).

A new dataset from NASA's CARVE mission provides the daily thaw state of the Alaskan land surface from 2003 - 2015.

Climate and Dall Sheep Populations

Wrangell-St. Elias National Park & Preserve, Alaska, a study location for the ABoVE field campaign

A herd of Dall sheep ewes and lambs in Wrangell-St. Elias National Park & Preserve, Alaska, a study location for the ABoVE field campaign. (Photo credit: Laura Prugh)

A new dataset from NASA's ABoVE campaign estimates effects of climate on Dall sheep populations throughout Alaska and northwestern Canada.