ASTER Global Emissivity Dataset (GED) Data Released for North and South America

Jan 22, 2015

Author's Note 4/30/2020: Reverb has since been retired. Users are encouraged to use NASA Earthdata Search in place of Reverb.


The Land Processes Distributed Active Archive Center (LP DAAC) has released additional Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer (ASTER) Global Emissivity Dataset (GED) data over North and South America.

The ASTER GED products are derived from clear-sky pixels for all available data (2000 – 2008).For more information regarding ASTER GED, see the NASA News and Events article posted here.

ASTER GED products are available in 1º×1º tiles at 100-meter or 1-kilometer spatial resolution (nominal) and are available in HDF or binary format. For additional product information, please click here.ASTER GED data may be downloaded via HTTP by visiting the following data clients:

• NASA Reverb

LP DAAC Data Pool

For further information, contact LP DAAC User Services.