NASA Distributed Active Archive Center (DAAC) at NSIDC


Data from Defense Meteorological Satellite Program (DMSP) Sensors

Data Sets

The following table categorizes the types of SMMR and SSM/I-SSMIS products available from NSIDC. Select a product link from the left column to be directed to the corresponding product Web sites for data access, data documentation, and additional information.


Product Web Site Product Description
EASE-Grid SMMR and SSM/I-SSMIS Data Sets Global-scale gridded SMMR and SSM/I-SSMIS data
Polar Stereographic SMMR and SSM/I-SSMIS Data Sets SMMR and SSM/I-SSMIS data in polar stereographic maps with relatively little distortion at the poles

For a quick summary of EASE-Grid and Polar Steregraphic brightness temperature data sorted by date and platform, please refer to the SSM/I-SSMIS Brightness Temperature Data Availability page.