Processing time of data deposited through the portal is likely to be delayed due to the current situation surrounding the coronavirus, please bear with us during this challenging time.

Deposit data with NGDC

The National Geoscience Data Centre (NGDC) collects and preserves geoscientific data and information, making them available to a wide range of users and communities. NGDC is recognised as the NERC Environmental Data Centre for geoscience data.

Please use the NGDC data deposit application (portal) to deposit digital files with NGDC.

Data donations should comply with the following NGDC terms and conditions and guidelines:

The benefits of depositing your data with NGDC are:

  • We are a long standing, funded NERC Environmental Data Centre
  • We provide professional accession, ingestion and data management
  • Our data contribute to a national geoscience resource
  • We undertake secure data storage and long term digital data continuity
  • Our data are accessible via multiple delivery channels
  • We provide persistent identifiers and digital object identifiers (DOIs) supporting scientific publication

If you have AGS files to submit you can now pre-validate them using this facility.


For further details, please contact