NASA Distributed Active Archive Center (DAAC) at NSIDC

Aquarius Data

NASA's Aquarius Microwave Radiometers & Scatterometer

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Aquarius data are available from Data Pool, Reverb, and by Subscription. The following table provides a link and brief description for each data source.

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Data Pool

The Data Pool provides direct File Transfer Protocol (FTP) access to NSIDC Earth Observing System (EOS) data, including the entire archive of Aquarius data.


Search and discover the entire archive of Aquarius data, as well as data from NSIDC and other Earth Observing System Data and Information System (EOSDIS) data centers. Designed to work with ECHO, the Earth Observing System (EOS) Clearinghouse, Reverb also offers functions such as parameter and spatial subsetting.


Subscribe to have new Aquarius data automatically sent via FTP to your local server or staged on NSIDC's FTP site when the data become available.