NASA Landsat Data Collection
Entry ID: NLDC

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Summary
Abstract: The NASA Landsat Data Collection (NLDC) is a compilation of Landsat multispectral scanner (MSS) scenes and Landsat thematic mapper (TM) scenes. This compilation of scenes represents data collections from four distinct projects including: (1) the Global Change Landsat Data Collection (GCLDC);(2) the Humid Tropical Forest Project (HTFP) collection of source scenes and products; (3) a collection ... View entire text

Purpose: The Landsat archive provides a rich collection of information about the Earth's land surface. Major characteristics of changes to the surface of the planet can be detected, measured, and analyzed using Landsat data. The information obtainable from the historical and current Landsat data play a key role in studying surface changes through time.
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 80.0   S: -60.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: EROS Center
Dataset Title: NASA Landsat Data Collection
Dataset Release Date: 1995
Dataset Release Place: Sioux Falls, South Dakota, USA
Dataset Publisher: U.S. Geological Survey
Data Presentation Form: Remote Sensing Image
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1972-07-28
Quality The NLDC scenes have been screened for cloud cover and band quality.
Access Constraints Any downloading of these data signifies a user's agreement to comprehension and compliance of the USGS Standard Disclaimer. Insure all portions of metadata are read and clearly understood before using these data in order to protect both user and USGS interests.
Use Constraints There is no guarantee of warranty concerning the accuracy of these data. Users should be aware that temporal changes may have occurred since the data was collected and that some parts of these data may no longer represent actual surface conditions. Users should not use these data for critical applications without a full awareness of their limitations. Acknowledgement of the originating agencies would be appreciated in products derived from these data. Any user who modifies the data set is obligated to describe the types of modifications they perform. User specifically agrees not to misrepresent the data set, nor to imply that changes made were approved or endorsed by the U.S. Geological Survey. Please refer to http://www.usgs.gov/privacy.html for the USGS disclaimer.
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Originating Center
Data Center
Earth Resources Observation and Science Center, U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Department of the Interior Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://eros.usgs.gov/
Dataset ID: NLDC

Data Center Personnel
Name: EROS CENTER
Phone: 605-594-6151, 800-252-4547
Fax: 605-594-6589
Email: lta at usgs.gov
Contact Address:
LTA Customer Services
U.S. Geological Survey
EROS Center
47914 252nd Street
City: Sioux Falls
Province or State: SD
Postal Code: 57198-0001
Country: USA
Distribution
Distribution Media: Digital Download
Fees: Landsat data held in the USGS EROS archive are downloadable at no cost
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: 605-594-6151, 800-252-4547
Fax: 605-594-6589
Email: lta at usgs.gov
Contact Address:
LTA Customer Services
U.S. Geological Survey
EROS Center
47914 252nd Street
City: Sioux Falls
Province or State: SD
Postal Code: 57198-0001
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-12-06
Last DIF Revision Date: 2013-05-13
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