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ABoVE

Science Cloud Setup & Access

Use this page as a guide for requesting access to the NASA ABoVE Science Cloud (ASC) and/or access to NASA ABoVE high resolution imagery. Please note that most of these services are available to NASA ABoVE Science Team  members (see “Who can access the ABoVE Science Cloud resources?" below for additional details on access).  For information on how to join ABoVE, see here.

Who can request access to ABoVE Science Cloud resources?

ABoVE Science Team members may apply for NASA IT credentials and request an account on the ABoVE Science Cloud to access associated datasets. Limits to access are subject to NASA review and restrictions imposed by the National Geospatial-intelligence Agency’s DigitalGlobe NextView license.

  Public Datasets on the ASC Science Research Datasets on ASC (not yet official products) NGA/DigitalGlobe Data on the ASC Permission to copy NGA/DigitalGlobe Data out of the ASC DigitalGlobe Data on EV-WHS
US Citizens and US Legal Permanent residents Yes Yes, with permission from data owner Yes, upon request (NGA-NASA Form) and granted permission Yes, upon request (NGA-NASA Form) and granted permission Yes
Foreign Nationals Yes Yes, with permission from data owner Yes, upon request (NGA-NASA Form) and granted permission Yes, upon request (NGA-NASA Form) and granted permission No
Foreign Nationals from
Designated Countries>>
Yes Yes, with permission from data owner No No No

ABoVE Science Cloud FAQ>>
Includes login instructions, video tutorials, dataset info, and more.

How do I setup and request access to the Science Cloud?

Forms

NCCS
NCCS User Administration Request Form.pdf
NCCS example form.pdf

NGA
NGA Data Access Agreement [PDF]
Briefing on Proper Use of NextView Licensed DigitalGlobe Imagery [PDF]

  1. NASA Credentials
  2. NCCS Paperwork
  3. NGA-NASA Data Policy Agreement
  4. EV-WHS
  5. SATERN IT Training

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