On 31 October 2020, anonymous ftp access will officially be discontinued at CDDIS. Beginning August 10, 2020, CDDIS will bandwidth limit ALL IPs using anonymous ftp to just 250KB/s transfer rates. CDDIS is STRONGLY recommending all users begin to transition to using alternate method of access to the CDDIS archive. Examples of alternate methods can be found at: https://cddis.nasa.gov/Data_and_Derived_Products/CDDIS_Archive_Access.html.

close window
On-board receiver data

The CDDIS began archiving data from flight receivers on board LEO satellites in support of the IGS LEO Working Group. Satellite data available in this archive include CHAMP, ICESat-1, Jason-1, and SAC-C. All flight receiver data are stored in RINEX format.

The starting directory for these files is:

Anonymous ftp service will be discontinued on October 31, 2020.

Append the following directory and file names to the starting directory:

SATNAME/YYYY/DDD/SSSSDDD0.YYt.Z

Close window

Satellite Name
champ
icesat
jason
sac-c

Close window

Satellite NameCode
champcham
icesatice1
jasonjaso
sac-csacc

as described in the table below.

Code Meaning
SATNAME satellite name
YYYY4-digit year
DDD3-digit day of year
SSSSsatellite code
YY2-digit year
ttype of data:

d = Hatanaka-compressed observation data
s = observation summary files (output of TEQC)
o = ICESat GPS data in standard RINEX format
pc = ICESat position solution from receiver
.Z UNIX compressed file