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Physical Oceanography Distributed Active Archive Center
The Physical Oceanography Distributed Active Archive Center (PO.DAAC), an element of the Earth Observing System Data Information System (EOSDIS), is responsible for archiving and distributing data relevant to the physical state of the ocean. Most of the products available at the PO.DAAC were obtained from satellites and are intended for use in oceanographic and interdisciplinary scientific research. However, a limited number of educational products are also available.
Intended for grade levels:
  • High (9-12)
  • College (13-14)
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Lab activity
  • Visual:
    • Visualization - scientific
  • Dataset:
    • In-situ
Subject:
  • Climatology
  • Environmental science
  • Geological Sciences:
    • Geology
  • Ocean Sciences:
    • Physical oceanography
Technical requirements:
QuickTime plug-in
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
All PO.DAAC holdings are free of charge to scientists, educators and the community at large. However, any products freely obtained from the PO.DAAC may not be redistributed for profit. When PO.DAAC data are used in a publication, we request that the following acknowledgement be given: "These data were obtained from the NASA Physical Oceanography Distributed Active Archive Center at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology". We also request a reprint of any papers or reports published using data from the JPL PO.DAAC. Information and images on the PO.DAAC web site can be freely used by the public without restriction. Whenever any materials from the web site are used, please give proper acknowledgement. A suggested format is as follows: "Information [and images] on [SUBJECT] obtained from the Internet on-line information page (http://podaac.jpl.nasa.gov/) maintained by the NASA PO.DAAC at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, [Month, Year]."
DLESE Catalog ID: DLESE-000-000-000-600
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Contact: California Institute of Technology, NASA/JPL, PO.DAAC