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December 13, 2018- Landsat Level-3 Science Product Samples Available

The USGS has released sample products for the following Landsat Level-3 science products; Burned AreaFractional Snow Covered Area, and Dynamic Surface Water Extent

The science product samples are delivered in U.S. Landsat Analysis Ready Data (ARD) tile format defined in the Albers Equal Area Conic map projection referenced to the WGS84 datum. These products represent specific geophysical and biophysical properties of the land surface. Development of these terrestrial variables uses measurements collected from the Landsat Thematic Mapper (TM), Enhanced Thematic Mapper Plus (ETM+), and Operational Land Imager (OLI)/Thermal Infrared Sensor (TIRS) instruments from 1982 to present. This 36+ year record at 30-meter spatial resolution allows for the discrimination and study of natural and human-induced changes to the Earth’s land surface.

Visit the Landsat Sample Product page for more information.