First Step: Log In
A NASA EOSDIS Earthdata Login account is required for downloading data from ASF. Earthdata Login accounts are easy to register for at https://urs.earthdata.nasa.gov/users/new.
New users of the ASF data portal Vertex are directed to the registration page if they don't have an account.
You will receive an email with a link for completing your registration.
Use your Earthdata Login password to download data from ASF with the Vertex interface or ASF website downloads.
- Most datasets are offered as open access; there is no charge. You just log in and download.
- A research agreement is required to download JERS-1 and RADARSAT-1 data.
- In addition, the PI must live in the U.S., but is not required to be a citizen.
Take a look at the How to Get SAR Data page to see a summary of datasets, requirements, interfaces, uses, and coverage.