Landsat Missions

Bulk Metadata Service

The Landsat-related metadata files listed below each contain the entire dataset, and due to the size of each file, may take several minutes to download depending on your internet connection.

Note: To download metadata for particular areas of interest or date ranges, use the EarthExplorer Export Metadata functionality.  Visit the EarthExplorer Help Documentation for more information.

These files are updated daily. 

 Landsat Collection 2 (coming soon)

Sensor Level-1 Level-2 
Landsat 8 Operational Land Imager (OLI)/ Thermal Infrared Sensor (TIRS)
April 2013 – present
XML
CSV
XML
CSV
Landsat 7 Enhanced Thematic Mapper Plus (ETM+) 
1999 - present   
XML
CSV
XML
CSV
Landsat 4-5 Thematic Mapper (TM)
1982-2012
XML
CSV
XML
CSV
Landsat 1-5 Multispectral Scanner (MSS)
1972-1997, 2012-2013
XML
CSV
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Landsat Collection 1

Note: Updates to Landsat Collection 1 Level-1 metadata fields were made in May 2018 and are described here.  

Sensor Level-1
Landsat 8 Operational Land Imager (OLI)/ Thermal Infrared Sensor (TIRS)
April 2013 – present
XML
CSV
Landsat 7 Enhanced Thematic Mapper Plus (ETM+) 
1999 - present   
XML
CSV
Landsat 4-5 Thematic Mapper (TM)
1982-2012
XML
CSV
Landsat 1-5 Multispectral Scanner (MSS)
1972-1997, 2012-2013
XML
CSV

Collection 1-based U.S. Landsat Analysis Ready Data (ARD) 

Landsat 4-5 TM, Landsat 7, Landsat 8 sensors     
1984-present
XML
CSV