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Landsat Collections

August 15, 2018

In 2016, the U.S. Geological Survey reorganized the Landsat archive into a tiered collection structure, which ensures that Landsat Level-1 products provide a consistent archive of known data quality to support time-series analyses and data “stacking” while controlling continuous improvement of the archive and access to all data as they are acquired. Landsat Collection 1 required the reprocessing of all archived Landsat data to achieve radiometric and geometric consistency of Level-1 products through time and across all Landsat sensors. 

Citation Information

Publication Year 2018
Title Landsat Collections
DOI 10.3133/fs20183049
Authors
Publication Type Report
Publication Subtype USGS Numbered Series
Series Title Fact Sheet
Series Number 2018-3049
Index ID fs20183049
Record Source USGS Publications Warehouse
USGS Organization Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center