Landsat 8
Entry ID: Landsat_8

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Summary
Abstract: This data set is a raster file containing global information for bands 1 through 11 for Landsat 8 Operational Land Imager (OLI) and Thermal Land Imager (TIRS).

Purpose: The mission of the Landsat 8 satellite is to provide a vehicle for continuing
the flow of global change information to users worldwide. The Landsat 8
satellite fulfills its mission by providing repetitive, synoptic coverage of
continental surfaces and by collecting data in spectral bands that include the
visible, near-infrared, shortwave, and thermal infrared portions of ... View entire text
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Description: Dataset searching and requesting capabilities are available through the Global Visualization viewer and EarthExplorer at the above URLs.

Description: Landsat 8 OLI and TIRS information.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 82.74   S: -82.71   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: U.S. Geological Survey
Dataset Title: Landsat 8
Dataset Release Place: Sioux Falls, South Dakota, USA
Dataset Publisher: U.S. Geological Survey
Data Presentation Form: Remote-sensing image
Online Resource: http://eros.usgs.gov
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2013-02-11
Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: 100 meters (bands 10 and 11)
Longitude Resolution: 100 meters (bands 10 and 11)
Horizontal Resolution Range: 100 meters - < 250 meters
Platform
LANDSAT-8 Ancillary Description
Quality Attribute_Accuracy:
Attribute_Accuracy_Report:
Panchromatic band 8 has a resolution of 15 meters. ... View entire text
Access Constraints There are no restrictions to this data set.
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be aware that temporal changes may have occurred since the data was collected and that some parts of these data may no longer represent actual surface conditions.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/

Data Center Personnel
Name: EROS CENTER
Phone: 605-594-6151
Phone: 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: On-line (HTTP)
Distribution Format: GeoTIFF
Fees: $0 U.S. Dollars for Level 1 Terrain correction
Personnel
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: 605-594-6151
Phone: 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: 2013-03-13
Last DIF Revision Date: 2013-12-11
Future DIF Review Date: 2014-03-01
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