Download Data from CEDA archives

Download data data from CEDA archive is possible via a number of tools. These are listed below with links to specific information. Alternatively, for some data it may be possible to make use of some of the CEDA data tools to carry out tasks ahead of downloading - for example the CEDA WPS service may offer ways of subsetting large datasets to pull our a time series and/or a specific geographical area. Please see the data tools help pages for further information on these services. Note, you may need to apply for access to a particular dataset or service before you are able to access the data.

note - users wishing to transfer data from the JASMIN/CEMS system should consult the JASMIN/CEMS documentation for appropriate data transfer mechanisms.

If you encounter specific issues with downloading data please  contact us for assistance.

Download Tool Link to service Suitable for:
CEDA archive browse
small scale data downloads
FTP small - medium scale data downloads
PyDAP A scriptable interface to the archive over http

User account and registration" page. Once logged in you will be able to navigate to the data that you require and can use get or mget to download the data you wish, assuming you have the necessary permissions to do so.


For further information on using FTP see out  FTP guide or our FTP with Python and Perl guide.

Please note - we ask depositors not to deposit any files in to their top folder, but to always use one of the available sub-folders.  

PyDAP server

Details to follow

Alternative Data Access Routes

Users can additionally access parts of the CEDA Archive either directly via the JASMIN data analysis system or the Earth System Grid Federation. Details of these services are available from the following links:



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