• The Earth Science Data and Information System (ESDIS) Project is in the process of gathering and registering Digital Object Identifiers (DOIs) for products supported by ESDIS.  Currently only data products supported by NASA are being registered.
  • This space on the Earthdata Wiki is meant to describe the ESDIS DOI process and provide guidance for registering and reserving DOIs.
ESDIS DOI Registration Process


Find the DOI assignment process and DOI policies on the ESDIS DOI Process page

DOI Submission Process

Visit the DOI Submission Process page to access the DOI submission form and for an explanation of the various submission types

DOI Landing Page

Guidelines and recommendations on landing page format and content can be found on the DOI Landing Page

DOI General Information

DOI Background Information

Visit DOI Background Information to learn more about what a DOI is and how it is used.

DOI Documents

 Documentation related to DOIs is available at DOI Documents 

Contact Information

To submit DOIs for registration for ESDIS supported projects, contact Frank Lindsay ( and Lalit Wanchoo (

Information about working with this wiki:

Purpose of the Wiki

This wiki is intended strictly for the use of sharing information about NASA Earth Science Data and Information System (ESDIS) topics. For more information please click here .

We welcome your participation and comments within Earthdata Wiki.

Rules of Conduct

Earthdata Wiki is governed by the general rules of respectful civil discussion. ESDIS may monitor any user-generated content as it chooses and reserves the right to remove content for any reason whatsoever, without consent. The following rules of conduct are to be followed when using the Earthdata Wiki. Breach of these rules will result in users loses privileges or being banned permanently.

Participation requires a valid Earthdata Login. Only approved NASA users and affiliates will be allowed to upload data. If a wiki space becomes dormant for a period of more than 2 years, ESDIS reserves the right to delete/remove it.

In order to maintain an environment where everyone is welcome and discussion flows freely, certain types of conduct are prohibited on Earthdata Wiki. Specifically restricted conduct includes trolling, flaming, ranting, personal attacks, harassment, threats, doxing, racism, discrimination, hate speech, sexism, spamming, off-topic posting, pyramid quoting, rumor mongering, impersonation, advertising (including HTML links and pictures), and linking to applications or utilities of uncertain intent.

In addition, the Earthdata Wiki is not for discussion of real-life current affairs, news, politics, or religion. Discussion should revolve around ESDIS topics. Specific content prohibited on Earthdata Wiki includes pornography, profanity, and real money trading (RMT).

NASA makes no representations or warranties regarding the information posted.

ESDIS DOI Status and Listing
Related Links

ESDSWG Recommendations - Recommendations by the DOI WG (subgroup of the ESDSWG) and responses by the ESDIS project.


Reference Links

Meeting Minutes

Internal Documentation

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