Method: projects.assets.get

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Gets detailed information about an asset.

HTTP request


The URL uses gRPC Transcoding syntax.

Path parameters



Required. The name of the asset to get. name is of the format "projects/*/assets/**" (e.g., "projects/earthengine-legacy/assets/users/[USER]/[ASSET]"). All user-owned assets are under the project "earthengine-legacy" (e.g., "projects/earthengine-legacy/assets/users/foo/bar"). All other assets are under the project "earthengine-public" (e.g., "projects/earthengine-public/assets/LANDSAT").

Authorization requires the following IAM permission on the specified resource name:

  • earthengine.assets.get

Request body

The request body must be empty.

Response body

If successful, the response body contains an instance of EarthEngineAsset.

Authorization Scopes

Requires one of the following OAuth scopes:


For more information, see the Authentication Overview.