Landsat Missions

Landsat Project Statistics

This page displays information about Landsat data availability, distribution, usage, and citations. The information on this page is updated quarterly. 

Scenes Available as of September 30, 2021

Landsat scenes available by sensor

Number of available Landsat Level-1 scenes on EarthExplorer by sensor as of September 30, 2021.

Landsat Level-2 scene downloads

Number of available Landsat Level-2 scenes on EarthExplorer by sensor as of September 30, 2021.

 

Number of Downloads as of September 30, 2021. These metrics do not include direct access of data within the cloud.

 

USGS Landsat Level-1 Cumulative Downloads

USGS Landsat Level-1 Collection 1 and Collection 2 Cumulative Downloads from December 2008-2021. These metrics do not include direct access of data within the cloud.

 

Downloadable Landsat Level 1 data

In December 2008, Landsat data became available to download from the USGS at no charge. In December 2020, Landsat Collection 2 became available. The graph above illustrates the cumulative units and volume of data downloaded for each collection for the timeframe indicated. These metrics do not include direct access of data within the cloud.

 

Landsat Collection 2 Cumulative Downloads

In December 2020, Landsat Collection 2 Level-1 and Level-2 products became downloadable from the USGS.
The graph above illustrates the cumulative units and volume of data downloaded for the timeframe indicated. These metrics do not include direct access of data within the cloud.

Landsat primary data users

Primary uses of Landsat data downloads.

 

Number of Landsat Citations since 1969

Number of Landsat-related citations since 1969. Citations greatly increased after the open data policy decision in December 2008.