Landsat (USGS)

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Data provided by:United States Geological Survey (USGS)
Data accessibility:export data, visualization of data (e.g. web GIS or real time monitoring), web processing/cloud computing
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File type:GeoTIFF, kml, wms
Data type:satellite data or aerial image
Disaster cycle phase:Disaster Risk Management, Response, Recovery
Satellites and Sensors:LANDSAT 1-5 (MSS), LANDSAT 4,5 (TM), LANDSAT 7 (ETM+), LANDSAT 8 (OLI), LANDSAT 8 (TIRS)
Spatial coverage:Global
Spatial resolution:15-120
Temporal coverage:Archive, Near-real time
Content dates:1972 to Date
Technical Specifications:About LandsatLook Viewer
Tutorials on the use of data:How To Use LandsatLook Viewer, Earth Explorer Tutorial, GloVis Quick Start Guide, GloVis User Guide
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Case Study:Mapping Locust Habitats in River Ili Delta, Kazakhstan, Using LANDSAT Imagery
Case Study:Daytime urban heat islands from Landsat ETM+ and Corine land cover data: An application to major cities in Greece
Case Study:A C++ program for retrieving land surface temperature from the data of Landsat TM?ETM+ band 6
Case Study:Using Landsat TM thermal data to map micro-urban heat islands in Dallas, Texas
Case Study:Application of Landsat 5 & High - Resolution Optical Satellite Imagery to Investigate Urban Tsunami Damage in Thailand as a Function of Pre - Tsunami Enviromental Degradation
Case Study:Estimation of Insect Infestation Dynamics Using a Temporal Sequence of LANDSAT Data
Case Study:Determination Severity of Burn Using Neural Network and LANDSAT TM
Case Study:Ecological Change Detection of Burnt Forest Area Using Multi-temporal LANDSAT TM Data
Case Study:Assessment of Forest Recovery After Fire Using LANDSAT TM Images and GIS Techniques: A Case Study of Mae Wong National Park, Thailand
Case Study:Tsunami Hazard in Northern Venezuela
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