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Bulk Metadata Service

The Landsat-related metadata files listed below each contain the entire dataset, and due to the size of each file, may take several minutes to download depending on your internet connection.

These files are updated daily.  Note: To download metadata for particular areas of interest or date ranges, use the EarthExplorer Export Metadata functionality.  Visit the EarthExplorer Help Documentation for more information.

 

 Landsat Collection 2

Sensor Level-1 Level-2 
Landsat 8 Operational Land Imager (OLI)/ Thermal Infrared Sensor (TIRS)
April 2013 – present
XML
CSV
XML
CSV
Landsat 7 Enhanced Thematic Mapper Plus (ETM+) 
1999 - present   
XML
CSV
XML
CSV
Landsat 4-5 Thematic Mapper (TM)
1982-2012
XML
CSV
XML
CSV
Landsat 1-5 Multispectral Scanner (MSS)
1972-1997, 2012-2013
XML
CSV
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Collection 2 U.S. Landsat Analysis Ready Data (ARD) 

Landsat 4-5 TM, Landsat 7, Landsat 8 
1982-present
XML
CSV

 

Landsat Collection 1

NOTELandsat Collection 1 processing of Landsat 7 and Landsat 8 data ended on December 31, 2021newly acquired data are now processed into the Collection 2 inventory structure only.

Users are encouraged to migrate their workflow to Landsat Collection 2 at their earliest convenience. Due to advancements in data processing and algorithm development, users are discouraged from using Collection 1 and Collection 2 interchangeably within the same workflow.

Existing Landsat Collection 1 products will remain available for search and download through December 31, 2022.

Sensor Level-1
Landsat 8 Operational Land Imager (OLI)/ Thermal Infrared Sensor (TIRS)
February 2013 – December 31, 2021
XML
CSV
Landsat 7 Enhanced Thematic Mapper Plus (ETM+) 
April 1999 - December 31, 2021
XML
CSV
Landsat 4-5 Thematic Mapper (TM)
1982-2012
XML
CSV
Landsat 1-5 Multispectral Scanner (MSS)
1972-1997, 2012-2013
XML
CSV

Landsat Collection 1 U.S. Analysis Ready Data (ARD) 

Landsat 4-5 TM, Landsat 7, Landsat 8 
1982-December 31, 2021
XML
CSV