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April 2017 - Landsat Pre-Collection Processing Change

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Reminder: Upcoming Changes to Landsat Pre-Collection Inventory

Effective April 30, 2017, newly-acquired Landsat 7 ETM+ and Landsat 8 OLI/TIRS scenes will be processed into the Landsat Collection 1 inventory structure only; Landsat Pre-Collection inventory will no longer be populated with newly-acquired data.

Users are strongly encouraged to download Landsat Collection 1 data (, as the Landsat Pre-Collection inventory will eventually be removed from EarthExplorer ( The discontinuation of Landsat Pre-Collection inventory availability will be communicated to the Landsat user community once a date has been determined.