Dataset Gallery

To find datasets of interest, glance through the entries below, enter a search term to the left, or click terms under the filters to refine the list.

El Niño-Southern Oscillation Indicators

CPC - Climate Weather Linkage: El Niño-Southern Oscillation

This webpage from the NOAA's Climate Prediction Center provides current information related to the El Niño-Southern Oscillation (ENSO), including technical information for forecasting impacts in the United States.

Global Vegetation Health - Images

High resolution (1 km) Vegetation Health Products from VIIRS

Measurements from energy-detecting instruments on satellites provide a way to monitor vegetation health, drought, soil saturation, moisture and thermal conditions, fire risk, greenness of vegetation cover, vegetation frac

Historical Hurricane Tracks - GIS Map Viewer

Historical Hurricane Tracks

Tracking and understanding hurricanes is important to scientists and climatologists who seek to find patterns and variability as a piece in understanding climate change.  For emergency management officials and and those w

Snow and Ice Cover - Map Viewer

Snow Cover Maps

Daily maps show the extent of snow cover (and ice) over the contiguous United States, Alaska, or the whole Northern Hemisphere.

Snow or Ice Extent - Graphing Tool

Sea Ice and Snow Cover Extent

This tool generates bar graphs showing monthly extent of sea ice in the Northern or Southern Hemisphere, or for the entire globe.

Sea Surface Temperature and Sea Ice Coverage - Map Viewer

Climate Data Record

Sea Surface Temperature is an input for weather forecasting, climate studies, modeling, fisheries ecology, oceanography, and as a reference field for other satellite algorithms.

Drought Risk Atlas - Maps and Station Data

U.S. Drought Monitor and Drought Indices

The Drought Risk Atlas provides historic data about drought through 2012 for weather stations across the United States that have at least 40 years of records.

Sea Surface Temperature - Map Viewer

Climate Prediction Center GIS Portal

Sea Surface Temperature (SST) is an important factor for weather forecasts and climate outlooks.  Where sea surface temperatures are relatively high, heat energy and moisture enter the atmosphere.