Databases & Repositories


Robin E. Bell

The U.S. National Science Foundation has agreed to support the development of a next-generation gravity map of Antarctica (ADGRAV - Antarctic Digital Gravity Synthesis).


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76° 35' 54.762" S, 14° 3' 45" E

Antarctic and Southern Ocean Data Portal

The Antarctic and Southern Ocean Data Portal provides access to geoscience data, primarily marine, from the Antarctic region.


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81° 20' 5.4384" S, 97° 12' 25.3116" W


EarthChem is a Geochemistry Information Network; Portal to Distributed Geochemical Databases

Geoinformatics for Geochemistry

Geoinformatics for Geochemistry (GfG) is a program that develops, maintains and operates digital data collections for geochemical and other sample-based data to maximize their application in resear

Interdisciplinary Earth Data Alliance

IEDA or Interdisciplinary Earth Data Alliance is a community-based, NSF-funded facility that provides data services for the Ocean, Earth, and Polar Sciences to s


Continental margins are the Earth's principal loci for producing hydrocarbon and metal resources, for earthquake, landslide, volcanic and climatic hazards, and for the greatest population density.

MGDS: Marine Geoscience Data System

Unified data portal for the NSF Ridge 2000 program, MARGINS program, Marine Seismic Reflection data, Antarctic Multibeam Bathymetry Synthesis, and RIDGE Multibeam Bathymetry Synthesis; includes Geo

MGDS: MediaBank

The MGDS MediaBank contains high quality images, illustrations, animations and video clips that are organized into galleries.

MGDS: Ridge 2000 Data Portal

Access cruise information and data collected during Ridge2000 funded projects.

MGDS: Search For Data


Find, map and download marine geoscience and other data by ship, region, program, investigator, data and more.

ODP Log Database

Database of the log data collected by the Ocean Drilling Program.


PetDB archives and serves analytical data for whole rocks, glasses, minerals, melt inclusions, with emphasis on basalts and abyssal peridotites.

Ridge Multibeam Bathymetry Synthesis

Mutibeam Bathymetry data from the global Mid-Ocean Ridge with access to related data.

Rolling Deck to Repository

The NSF-funded Rolling Deck to Repository (R2R) program envisions the academic fleet as an integrated global observing system, with routine underway data and documentation flowing directly from res

SedDB - Data Collection for Marine Sediment Geochemistry

SedDB complements current geological data systems (PetDB, EarthChem, NavDat and GEOROC) with an integrated compilation of geochemistry of marine

Seismic Reflection Field Data Center

Seismic Reflection Field Data Center

Access to marine seismic reflection images, navigation, acquisition parameters and field data.



Registry to assign and administer the International Geo Sample Number (IGSN) as a unique identifier for Earth samples.