Table prepared for WGISS-52: October 20, 2020

OrganizationData AccessAmountContentCloud Service ProvidersFuture Plans
  • User Interfaces provided through catalogues (SX-CAT, EO-CAT), incl. opensearch interfaces
  • Data dissemination and pixel based access (WMTS, WPS services)
7.5 PB

Earth Observation data collection from:

  • ESA Earth Explorers (GOCE, Cryosat, SMOS, Swarm, Aeolus)
  • ESA Heritage Missions (Envisat, ERS-1, ERS-2)
  • Third Party Missions (including Landsat 1-7, Landsat 8, ...)
Private cloud provided through ESA contract 
  • Future Earth Explorers (Earthcare, Biomass, Flex) and additional TPM)

  • Ongoing studies to evaluate appropriate data formats (COG, ZARR) and possible migration to Object Storage and public cloud for collaborative services


Members can up and download data.  Others can download  processed data.

300 TBDisaster Monitoring Data (Daichi Bosai Web)MS AzureConsidering the migration of other portal services to Cloud.

Storage only160 TBHeritage Mission Data

NASAvia the Earthdata Cloud

55.6 PB

Over 800 collections (36M granules) including popular datasets like CYGNSS and HLS

Amazon Web Services (AWS)Continued migration of EOSDIS products and services. Expected to have 246.6 PB by 2025


via the NOAA Big Data Program

- all access points are free and open

13 PB

(up from 6 PB in 2020)

Over 220+ collections spanning ocean, atmosphere, climate and space weather

AWS, MS Azure, Google Cloud Platform (GCP) NESDIS is building an enterprise Common Cloud Framework (NCCF) that will handle data management, archiving and product generation

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