Various files, tools, converters, and information to help better understand Landat acquisitions and data.
Landsat Data Acquisitions
Acquisitions Calendars: View Landsat 8 and Landsat 7 paths scheduled to be acquired on any day.
Pending Acquisitions & Archive: Display paths and download files containing the paths that were acquired on any day.
Spectral Characteristics Viewer
Spectral Characteristics Viewer: Allows users to determine which satellite bands are best suited for their research application.
Download Landsat Metadata
Landsat Bulk Metadata Service: Extract scene metadata from the Landsat inventory for Landsat-related datasets.
Solar Illumination and Sensor Viewing Angle Band Tools: Allow users to create angle bands in a LINUX environment.
Calibration Parameter Files: Provide radiometric and geometric coefficients needed for processing of raw, uncorrected Landsat image data.
Bias Parameter Files: Supply radiometric correction parameters that are applied during Level-1 processing of Landsat 8 OLI/TIRS data.
Response Linearization Look Up Tables: Additional files that accompany Calibration Parameter Files (CPF) and contain a mapping look up table to linearize the output of the Landsat 8 OLI and TIRS detectors.
Landsat Analysis Ready Data (ARD) Tile Conversion Tool: Converts Landsat WRS-2 path/rows or latitude/longitude coordinates into corresponding Landsat ARD tiles.
Landsat Path/Row - Latitude/Longitude Conversion Tool: Allows the entry of latitude/longitude coordinates to calcuate the corresponding Landsat path/rows.
Quality Assessment Tools
Landsat Quality Assessment (QA) Tools: Improve interpretation, mapping and application of Landsat quality information.
Landsat Product Subscription Service: Submit standing requests to be notified when data meeting specified criteria is added to the USGS Landsat data archive.
Landsat Updates: Sign up to receive periodic emails containing latest news and Landsat data announcments.
Landsat RSS Feeds: Receive notification when new information is added to a variety of Landsat-related tools.
Shapefiles, ARD tile grid and WRS maps, KML Files
Landsat ARD Tile Grids, WRS Maps, and KML Files: Download files of worldwide maps showing, routine path/rows, a spreadsheet of WRS-2 corner points, and also both ascending and descending shapefile, and KML files.
Other Helpful Information
Landsat Level-1 Conversion Equations: Information on coverting to Top of atmosphere (TOA) radiance, TOA reflectance, and TOA brightness temperature.
EarthNow!: Watch live and recent acquisitions of Landsat 7 and Landsat 8.
Landsat 7 Scan Line Corrector (SLC) -off Gap Phase Statistic Calculator: Allows users to enter the Gap Phase Statistic values of two Landsat 7 scenes to determine the approximate area that would be covered by combining the two selected scenes.
Landsat Ground Control Point Search: Extract ground control point binary files from the USGS EROS GCP Library over an area of interest.
Lansdat 7 Definitive Ephemeris: Definitive Ephemeris is used for geometrically correcting Landsat 7 data.