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Nighttime Landsat 8 image of the Taal Volcano
January 15, 2020

Nighttime Landsat 8 image of the Taal Volcano

This image shows a false color (bands 7,6,5) nighttime Landsat 8 image of the Taal Volcano overlaid on a daytime Landsat panchromatic black and white image (band 8). The nighttime image from path 220/row194 was acquired on January 15, 2020, a few days after the volcano's eruption. The heat signature from volcanic activity shows up as bright oragne/red. The daytime image

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Attribution: Land Resources
Map displaying Landsat 7 scenes not acquired Dec 17, 2019
December 17, 2019

Map displaying Landsat 7 scenes not acquired Dec 17, 2019

This map displays Landsat 7 scenes not acquired Dec 17, 2019, due to a choke anamoly on the ETM+ sensor's solid state recorder. 

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Attribution: Land Resources
December 9, 2019

Landsat Science Products

The USGS has developed Landsat-derived Level 2 and Level 3 science products that reduce the amount of time users spend on data processing and provide research quality, applications-ready information to monitor, assess and project how changes in the Earth's surface may affect communities and ecosystems. The Landsat Program is a series of Earth-observing satellites co-

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December 5, 2019

Landsat 7 Data Users Handbook

Landsat 7 Data Users Handbook. Last updated November 2019. 

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Nima Pahlevan - Eyes on Earth podcast
June 21, 2019

Eyes on Earth Episode 10 – Landsat and Water Quality

We tend to associate Landsat satellites with what we see on solid Earth, but they can also tell us much about the health of our inland and coastal ecosystems. Landsat can be used to monitor harmful algal blooms, for example. Eyes on Earth guest Dr. Nima Pahlevan, a Landsat Science Team member, is part of a research team that tracks algal blooms worldwide using Landsat data

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November 27, 2019

Landsat 8 Data Users Handbook

The Landsat 8 Data Users Handbook provides a basic understanding and associated reference material for the Landsat 8 Observatory and associated science data products.

Visit Landsat Missions for more information on Landsat 8. 

Example of the Landsat Burned Area Science Product
September 6, 2000

Example of the Landsat Burned Area Science Product

Example of the Landsat Burned Area Science Product. This graphic shows the Landsat Surface Reflectance and Burned Area science products for tile h12v06 for September 6, 2000. The images show the Jasper Fire in the Black Hills of South Dakota

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Landsat Collection 2 Sample Data Example
October 6, 2010

Landsat Collection 2 Sample Data Example

Landsat 8 Collection 2 sample data example

Bands 5,4,3

GROUP = FILE_HEADER
  LANDSAT_SCENE_ID = "LT50470272010279PAC01"
  SPACECRAFT_ID = "L5_TM"
  WRS_PATH = 47
  WRS_ROW = 27
  MODE = "SLC_ON"
  FIRST_SCAN_DIRECTION = "R"
  NUMBER_OF_BANDS = 7
  BAND_LIST = (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7)
END_GROUP = FILE_HEADER
GROUP

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Earth as Art, Garden City, Kansas
September 27, 2019

Earth as Art, Garden City, Kansas

Landsat 7 Earth as Art image. Center pivot irrigation systems created these circular patterns in crop land near Garden City, Kansas. The red circles indicate irrigated crops of healthy vegetation. The light-colored circles represent harvested crops.

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September 27, 2019

Landsat Update Special Issue September 2019

Landsat Update Special Issue September 2019

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Star Dunes,
September 27, 2019

Landsat image of Star dunes, Sossusvlei, Namibia. 

Star dunes, colored red by iron oxide sand, are seen in this Landsat scene from Sossusvlei in Namibia. 

Landsat 8 image of the Apostle Islands in Lake Superior
September 7, 2018

Landsat 8 image of the Apostle Islands in Lake Superior

Citation: Citation_Information: Originator: U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center Publication_Date: 2013 Title: LANDSAT 8 OLI/TIRS Collection 1 - Path: 26 Row: 27 for Scene: LC08_L1TP_026027_20180907_20180912_01_T1 Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form: Remote-Sensing Image Publication_Information: Publication_Place: Sioux Falls,

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