Landsat Dynamic Surface Water Extent Example

Landsat Dynamic Surface Water Extent Example

Detailed Description

Landsat Dynamic Surface Water Extent Science Product example from Northern Minnesota. 

This data set represents the existence and condition of surface water at the time of Landsat acquisition. It can be served as input to hydrologic and carbon models, as well as other Landsat Science Products such as Burned Area or Fractional Snow Covered Area. Application research includes topics such as habitat assessment, wetland delineation and monitoring, flood mitigation and recovery, and land cover.

Data Set AttributeAttribute Value
DSWE Tile IdentifierLC08_CU_017004_20180811_20181125_C01_V01
Acquisition Date2018/08/11
Spacecraft IdentifierLANDSAT_8
Sensor IdentifierOLI/TIRS
North Bound47.4260594363
South Bound46.0605324627
East Bound-94.2295292476
West Bound-96.2053039949


Image Dimensions: 4800 x 3600

Date Taken:

Location Taken: Detroit Lakes, MN, US


Image by Michelle Bouchard, based on Landsat data from the USGS