Welcome to the Earthdata User Forum! Here, subject matter experts from several NASA Distributed Active Archive Centers (DAAC) can discuss general questions, research needs and data applications. Users can query how to access, view and interpret the data.
For a quick peek into metadata of files before downloading you can view data from Earthdata Search. Once you have downloaded data onto your machine you can to open it with data analysis software, such as SeaDAS to view the metadata.