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EROS has been an integral part of earth-observation science since the launch of the first Landsat satellite in 1972, and is renowned for its experience and proficiency in remote sensing technology. We have been providing technical expertise and services to the USGS and its partners across government, industry, and academia for decades, with a particular emphasis on the capability, r

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USGS EROS Archive - Vegetation Monitoring - eVIIRS Remote Sensing Phenology

An annual record of nine historical Remote Sensing Phenology metrics for the conterminous United States is available at a resolution of 375-m for products derived from eVIIRS data (2012-present).An annual record of nine historical Remote Sensing Phenology metrics for the conterminous United States is available at a resolution of 375-m for products derived from eVIIRS data (2012-present).An annual...
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USGS EROS Archive - Vegetation Monitoring - eVIIRS Remote Sensing Phenology

An annual record of nine historical Remote Sensing Phenology metrics for the conterminous United States is available at a resolution of 375-m for products derived from eVIIRS data (2012-present).An annual record of nine historical Remote Sensing Phenology metrics for the conterminous United States is available at a resolution of 375-m for products derived from eVIIRS data (2012-present).An annual...
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Eyes on Earth Episode 74 – A Satellite Cross Calibration Mission

Eyes on Earth is a podcast on remote sensing, Earth observation, land change and science, brought to you by the USGS Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center. In this episode, we hear how a new mission will make it easier to use satellite datasets interchangeably.
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Eyes on Earth Episode 74 – A Satellite Cross Calibration Mission

Eyes on Earth is a podcast on remote sensing, Earth observation, land change and science, brought to you by the USGS Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center. In this episode, we hear how a new mission will make it easier to use satellite datasets interchangeably.
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Eyes on Earth Episode 68 - Tracking Mangroves by Satellite

Eyes on Earth is a podcast on remote sensing, Earth observation, land change and science, brought to you by the USGS Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center. In this episode, we learn what satellites can tell us about mangrove forests.
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Eyes on Earth Episode 68 - Tracking Mangroves by Satellite

Eyes on Earth is a podcast on remote sensing, Earth observation, land change and science, brought to you by the USGS Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center. In this episode, we learn what satellites can tell us about mangrove forests.
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USGS EROS Archive - Landsat Archives - Landsat 4-9 Collection 2 Level-1 Albers Scenes

Albers Scenes contain 30-meter Collection 2 Level-1 data projected to the Albers Equal Area (AEA) map projection.
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USGS EROS Archive - Landsat Archives - Landsat 4-9 Collection 2 Level-1 Albers Scenes

Albers Scenes contain 30-meter Collection 2 Level-1 data projected to the Albers Equal Area (AEA) map projection.
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USGS EROS Archive - Landsat Collection 2 Level-3 Dynamic Surface Water Extent (DSWE) Science Product

Landsat Collection 2 Level-3 Dynamic Surface Water Extent (DSWE) contains six acquisition-based raster data products pertaining to the existence and condition of surface water.
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USGS EROS Archive - Landsat Collection 2 Level-3 Dynamic Surface Water Extent (DSWE) Science Product

Landsat Collection 2 Level-3 Dynamic Surface Water Extent (DSWE) contains six acquisition-based raster data products pertaining to the existence and condition of surface water.
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USGS EROS Archive - Landsat Collection 2 Level-3 Burned Area (BA) Science Product

Landsat Collection 2 Level-3 Burned Area (BA) contains two acquisition-based raster data products that represent burn classification and burn probability.
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USGS EROS Archive - Landsat Collection 2 Level-3 Burned Area (BA) Science Product

Landsat Collection 2 Level-3 Burned Area (BA) contains two acquisition-based raster data products that represent burn classification and burn probability.
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Eyes on Earth Episode 64 – Colorado Bark Beetles

Eyes on Earth is a podcast on remote sensing, Earth observation, land change and science, brought to you by the USGS Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center. In this episode, we learn how Landsat helps to track bark beetle outbreaks.
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Eyes on Earth Episode 64 – Colorado Bark Beetles

Eyes on Earth is a podcast on remote sensing, Earth observation, land change and science, brought to you by the USGS Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center. In this episode, we learn how Landsat helps to track bark beetle outbreaks.
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Eyes on Earth Episode 61 – Landsat 9 Launch Part 2

Eyes on Earth is a podcast on remote sensing, Earth observation, land change and science, brought to you by the USGS Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center. In this episode, we hear interviews with international partners on the day of the Landsat 9 launch.
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Eyes on Earth Episode 61 – Landsat 9 Launch Part 2

Eyes on Earth is a podcast on remote sensing, Earth observation, land change and science, brought to you by the USGS Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center. In this episode, we hear interviews with international partners on the day of the Landsat 9 launch.
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USGS EROS Archive - LCMAP- Continuous Change Detection Classification v1.2 (CCDC) Products (U.S.)

The Land Change Monitoring, Assessment and Projection (LCMAP) project has generated an integrated suite of annual land cover and land surface change products for the United States based on time series data from the Landsat record from 1985–2020. LCMAP Collection 1.2 Science Products are based on the USGS implementation of the Continuous Change Detection and Classification (CCDC) algorithm.
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USGS EROS Archive - LCMAP- Continuous Change Detection Classification v1.2 (CCDC) Products (U.S.)

The Land Change Monitoring, Assessment and Projection (LCMAP) project has generated an integrated suite of annual land cover and land surface change products for the United States based on time series data from the Landsat record from 1985–2020. LCMAP Collection 1.2 Science Products are based on the USGS implementation of the Continuous Change Detection and Classification (CCDC) algorithm.
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USGS EROS Archive - Landsat Archives - Landsat 4-9 Collection 2 Level-2 Albers Scenes

Albers Scenes contain 30-meter Collection 2 Level-2 products including Top of Atmosphere (TOA) Reflectance, Surface Reflectance (SR), Brightness Temperature (BT), Surface Temperature (ST), and Quality Assessment (QA) projected to the Albers Equal Area (AEA) map projection.
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USGS EROS Archive - Landsat Archives - Landsat 4-9 Collection 2 Level-2 Albers Scenes

Albers Scenes contain 30-meter Collection 2 Level-2 products including Top of Atmosphere (TOA) Reflectance, Surface Reflectance (SR), Brightness Temperature (BT), Surface Temperature (ST), and Quality Assessment (QA) projected to the Albers Equal Area (AEA) map projection.
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USGS EROS Archive - Landsat Archives - Landsat Collection 2 U.S Analysis Ready Data (ARD) Product

The Landsat Collection 2 U.S. Analysis Ready Data (ARD) product contains Top of Atmosphere (TOA) reflectance, TOA Brightness Temperature (BT), Surface Reflectance (SR), Surface Temperature (ST), and Quality Assessment (QA) data.
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USGS EROS Archive - Landsat Archives - Landsat Collection 2 U.S Analysis Ready Data (ARD) Product

The Landsat Collection 2 U.S. Analysis Ready Data (ARD) product contains Top of Atmosphere (TOA) reflectance, TOA Brightness Temperature (BT), Surface Reflectance (SR), Surface Temperature (ST), and Quality Assessment (QA) data.
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USGS EROS Archive - Landsat - Atmospheric Auxiliary Data

Landsat Collection 2 Level-2 surface reflectance and surface temperature data processing requires atmospheric auxiliary data from multiple external sources. The required data is extracted from the source and the components specific to generating a Collection 2 Level-2 product are repackaged and are available to download.
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USGS EROS Archive - Landsat - Atmospheric Auxiliary Data

Landsat Collection 2 Level-2 surface reflectance and surface temperature data processing requires atmospheric auxiliary data from multiple external sources. The required data is extracted from the source and the components specific to generating a Collection 2 Level-2 product are repackaged and are available to download.
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