This page displays information about Landsat data availability, distribution, usage, and citations.
The information on this page is updated quarterly or as requested. Last update: January 12, 2024.
Landsat Level-1 Downloads
The graphic below displays the number of Landsat Level-1 scenes downloaded from the USGS Landsat archive from 2008 to present.
Available Landsat Level-1 Scenes
The animated graphic below displays the number of Landsat Level-1 scenes available for download in EarthExplorer. The colors on the maps show detail about the number of products per Path/Row. For an interactive display and more options, visit the Landsat Archive Dashboard.
Available Landsat Scenes
The graphs below display the number of Landsat Level-1 and Level-2 scenes available for download from EarthExplorer. To see an interactive display of available scenes, visit the Landsat Archive Dashboard.
Uses of Landsat Data
The graphics below display the primary uses of Landsat data by number of unique users and volume.
Annual Citations for Landsat Data
The graphic below displays number of Landsat-related citations (orange line) and the cost per scene (blue line) from 1970 to 2023. Citations increased greatly after the open data policy decision in December 2008.