The Physical Oceanography Distributed Active Archive Center (PO.DAAC) is part of NASA's Earth Observing System Data and Information System (EOSDIS). PO.DAAC's purpose is to store oceanography and climatography related data obtained by NASA. PO.DAAC also serves as a pathway to other related archives and provides relevant tools making their datasets easily consumable and applicable. NASA's PO.DAAC Dataset Metadata API gives access to PO.DAAC's dataset catalog. Possible queries include: datasetId, shortName, and format.
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