GLOBE Data Access and Use

Resources for how to access, cite, and use the data being generated by GLOBE Observer citizen scientists


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Terms of Use

There are no restrictions regarding the use of GLOBE Observer data distributed by NASA unless expressly identified prior to or at the time of receipt. Any downloading and use of these data signifies a user's agreement to comprehension and compliance of the NASA Earth Science Data & Information Policy:

Ensure all portions of metadata are read and clearly understood before using these data in order to protect both user and NASA interests.


Get the data

Query and download data in a csv file from the Advanced Data Access Tool.

Display data on a world map using the Visualization System.


Visualize Clouds Data

Visualize Land Cover Data

Visualize Mosquito Habitat Data



Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment (GLOBE) Program, Date data was accessed,


User Guide

Documentation describing what’s in the data and how to use it. [PDF]


Data Management Plan

Document describing how data is managed. [PDF]



Computer programming scripts to open, read, and manipulate data.

  • Matlab

  • Python

  • R

  • IDL