Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center

Data and Tools

EROS is home to the world's largest collection of remotely sensed images of the Earth’s land surface and the primary source of Landsat satellite images and data products. NASA’s Land Processes Distributed Active Archive Center (LP DAAC) is also located at EROS. Use the links below to explore and access our data holdings.

EROS Data Archive

EROS Data Archive

Explore the EROS collection. Find satellite images and data, aerial photography, elevation and land cover datasets, digitized maps, and our Image Gallery collections.

Explore the Archive

LP DAAC

LP DAAC

The Land Processes Distributed Active Archive Center (LP DAAC) is one of several discipline-specific data centers within the NASA Earth Observing System Data and Information System (EOSDIS). The LP DAAC is located at EROS.

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Date published: March 12, 2020

Landsat 7 Enhanced Thematic Mapper Plus Collection 1 Level-1 -

The USGS Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center archive holds data collected by the Landsat suite of satellites, beginning with Landsat 1 in 1972. All Landsat data held in the USGS EROS archive are available for download at no charge.

Date published: March 12, 2020

Landsat 8 Collection 1 Level-2 Scene Products (Surface Reflectance) -

The USGS Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center archive holds data collected by the Landsat suite of satellites, beginning with Landsat 1 in 1972. Landsat 8, launched February 11, 2013, is the latest Landsat sensor.

Date published: March 12, 2020

Landsat 7 Collection 1 Level-2 Scene Products (Surface Reflectance) -

The USGS Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center archive holds data collected by the Landsat suite of satellites, beginning with Landsat 1 in 1972. All Landsat data held in the USGS EROS archive are available for download at no charge.

Date published: March 12, 2020

PAO Image Gallery = Public Affairs Photos of EROS Projects: 1972 - 2005 -

The EROS Image Gallery collection is composed of a wide variety of images ranging from low altitude aircraft to satellite and NASA imagery; oblique photographs and ground imagery are also included in this primarily USGS collection. These images were used in publications, posters, and special projects. They have been scanned, indexed and are searchable for no-cost downloads to the scienc

Date published: March 12, 2020

Vegetation Drought Response Index: 2010-Present -

VegDRI, short for Vegetation Drought Response Index, is a drought-monitoring tool developed by scientists at EROS in collaboration with the National Drought Mitigation Center and the High Plains Regional Climate Center, with sponsorship from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Risk Management Agency. VegDRI maps, produced every two weeks, combine satellite-based observations of veget

Date published: March 12, 2020

Quick Drought Response Index, 7 Day CONUS Composite -

QuickDRI, short for Quick Drought Response Index, is a drought-monitoring tool developed by scientists at EROS in collaboration with the National Drought Mitigation Center and the High Plains Regional Climate Center, with sponsorship from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Risk Management Agency. QuickDRI characterizes the intensification of short-term drought condition patterns on a w

Date published: March 12, 2020

ISRO Resourcesat R1/R2 AWiFS Level 1 Systematic Orthorectified -

The Indian Remote Sensing (IRS), Resourcesat 1 and Resourcesat 2 are operated by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO). The USGS in partnership with the ISRO, maintains an imagery collection of United States coverage that is processed by the ISRO processing system located in the Long Term Archive (LTA) at the USGS Earth Resources Observation & Science (EROS) Center.

Date published: March 12, 2020

eMODIS Normalized Difference Vegetation Index Version 6: 2017-Present -

eMODIS processes calibrated radiance data (level-1B) acquired by the MODIS sensors on the EOS Aqua satellite by combining MODIS Land Science Collection 6 Atmospherically Corrected Surface Reflectance production code and USGS EROS MODIS Direct Broadcast System (DBS) software to create surface reflectance and Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (NDVI) products.

Date published: March 12, 2020

eMODIS Global Land Surface Temperature Version 6 -

The EROS Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (eMODIS) Aqua Land Surface Temperature (LST) product is similar to the Land Processes Distributed Active Archive Center (LP DAAC) 8-day product. It contains land surface temperature and emissivities retrieved from daily Aqua MODIS Collection 6 data at a spatial resolution of 1 km over global land surfaces under clear-sky conditi

Date published: March 12, 2020

ISRO Resourcesat R1/R2 LISS-3 Level 1 Systematic Orthorectified -

The Indian Remote Sensing (IRS), Resourcesat 1 and Resourcesat 2 are operated by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO). The USGS in partnership with the ISRO, maintains an imagery collection of United States coverage that is processed by the ISRO processing system located in the Long Term Archive (LTA) at the USGS Earth Resources Observation & Science (EROS) Center.

Date published: March 12, 2020

Landsat 8 Operational Land Imager and Thermal Infrared Sensor Collection 1 Level-1 -

The USGS Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center archive holds data collected by the Landsat suite of satellites, beginning with Landsat 1 in 1972. Landsat 8, launched February 11, 2013, is the latest Landsat sensor.

Date published: March 12, 2020

European Space Agency Sentinel-2 -

The Sentinel-2A satellite is operated by the European Space Agency (ESA). The Sentinel Multispectral Instrument (MSI) acquires 13 spectral bands ranging from Visible and Near-Infrared (VNIR) to Shortwave Infrared (SWIR) wavelengths along a 290-km orbital swath. The MSI data are complementary to data acquired by the Landsat 8 Operational Land Imager (OLI) and Landsat 7 Enhanc