Links to Other Data Centers That Provide Data Sets Useful for SPARC Projects

High Resolution Radiosonde Data

British Atmospheric Data Centre (BADC)

Global Hydrology and Climate Center (GHCC)

 NASA Ames Earth Science Project Office

NASA GSFC Earth Sciences (GES) Data and Information Services Center (DISC)

  • Atmospheric Composition: Data from UARS (Upper Atmosphere Research Satellite), TOMS (Total Ozone Mapping Spectrometer), SSBUV (Shuttle Solar Background Ultraviolet), and other atmospheric chemistry related data.
  • Modelling: Global Modeling and Assimilation Office (GMAO) MERRA data assimilation products.
  • Precipitation: TRMM

NASA/GSFC NCEP Statistical and Climatological Analyses

Stratospheric climate diagnostics from the NASA/GSFC atmospheric chemistry and dynamics branch.

NASA Langley Atmospheric Sciences Data Center

Solar Irradiance:

Radiation Budget:



Tropospheric Chemistry:

Water Vapor:

Network for the Detection of Stratospheric Change (NDSC)

NOAA Climate Prediction Center

Ozone and Air Quality

Ozone, aerosols, erythemal UV, and reflectivity data from several satellite platforms (TOMS, Earth Probe, ADEOS, Meteor 3, Nimbus 7)

UARS Reference Atmosphere Project (URAP)

University of Bremen – Institute of Environmental Physics