Data Announcement
  • Glaciers

Data set access update: Global Land Ice Measurements from Space (GLIMS) Glacier Database, Version 1

Beginning on 19 April 2022, the GLIMS Glacier Database, Version 1, which is hosted at the NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center (NSIDC DAAC), will require users to log in using Earthdata Login before downloading data.

Data will still be visible on the interactive map without a login. The Earthdata Login provides a single mechanism for user registration and profile management for all of NASA’s Earth Observation System Data and Information System (EOSDIS) components, including DAAC data, tools and services. Your Earthdata Login also helps the EOSDIS program better understand the usage of EOSDIS services to improve user experience through customization of tools and improvement of services. EOSDIS data are openly available to all and free of charge except where governed by international agreements. Please visit this web page to register for your Earthdata Login, if you do not already have one.

Users of the GLIMS Glacier Database are also encouraged to register for the GLIMS Glacier Database mailing list run by NSIDC’s User Services group. This mailing list will be used to provide data set updates, including when there are new services, tools, or data available. You can register by clicking on the mailing list icon on the database web page (see below) or by replying to this email to express your interest.

Data set DOI: doi: 10.7265/N5V98602