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Current Projects

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The Earth Science Data Systems Working Groups were established to engage the science community in defining concepts for future data systems to improve interoperability, reduce costs, and increase scientific productivity.

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The Global Change Master Directory enables users to locate and obtain access to Earth science data sets and services relevant to global change and Earth science research.

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The GES DISC Goddard Earth Science Data and Information Science Center offers Earth science data, information, and services with a focus on Precipitation, Atmospheric Chemistry and Dynamics, and related disciplines.

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The NASA Ocean Biology Processing Group supports the collection, processing, calibration, validation, archive and distribution of ocean-related products from a number of missions.

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The Precipitation Processing System (PPS) processes and analyzes and rainfall and other data from Precipitation based missions. It also provides validation from nearly a dozen TRMM ground radar sites.

Key Personnel

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Press Releases & Feature Stories

Make a #GlobalSelfie with NASA on Earth Day

04.02.2014
NASA invites you – and everyone else on the planet -– to take part in a worldwide celebration of Earth Day this year with the agency's #GlobalSelfie event.
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NASA Highlights Mars, Ozone Hole, and the Sun at American Geophysical Union

12.06.2013
NASA researchers will present new findings on a wide range of Earth and space science topics next week at the annual meeting of the American Geophysical Union (AGU).

Earth Science Week: 2013

10.18.2013
Mapping Our World was the theme of this year's Earth Science Week, Oct. 13-19.

Tracking Dust Across the Atlantic

09.05.2013
Hundreds of millions of tons of dust are picked up from the deserts of Africa and blown across the Atlantic Ocean each year.

This September, Ask a NASA Climate Scientist

09.04.2013
Over the course of this month, these NASA climate experts will answer selected questions through the agency's social media channels – primarily on YouTube, Twitter and Google+.
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Overview

The Global Change Data Center (GCDC) is an office in the Earth Sciences Division located at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland. The GCDC:

  • provides multi-mission data and information systems to generate and distribute products from Earth observing satellites;
  • supports collaboration to promote the interchange and reuse of technology, data and services among developers and users;
  • conducts research in algorithm development, product validation, data discovery and science applications; and
  • leverages staff expertise in system management, system development, standards and program support on behalf of external organizations.

Contact Us

Mary Wallace
301.614.5330
Dr. Stephen W Wharton
301.614.5350
Chief [610.2]

General inquiries about the scientific programs at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center may be directed to the Center Public Affairs office at 1.301.286.8955 or the PAO's Questions and Comments Page.

                                                                                                                                                                                        
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