ASTER Imagery
Entry ID: GLCF_ASTER

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Summary
Abstract: The Global Land Cover Facility (GLCF) at the University of Maryland, College
Park houses ASTER Level 1B scenes. This effort is in part sponsored by the
NASA/JAXA ASTER Program.

ASTER (Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer) is an
imaging instrument that is flying on Terra, a satellite launched in December
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Related URL
Description: ASTER Imagery access at Global Land Cover Facility.

Description: NASA's ASTER homepage.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 90.0   S: -90.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: USGS, NASA/JAXA, GLCF
Dataset Title: ASTER Imagery
Dataset Publisher: USGS, GLCF
Version: 1.0
Data Presentation Form: imagery
Online Resource: http://glcf.umd.edu/data/aster/
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1999-01-01
Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: 90 m
Longitude Resolution: 90 m
Horizontal Resolution Range: 30 meters - < 100 meters
Use Constraints As a courtesy, please credit the Global Land Cover Facility (GLCF) as the
source for this data set in some manner. Our suggestion: Source for this data
set was the Global Land Cover Facility, http://www.landcover.org.

United States Government & JAXA hold ultimate ownership.
Data Set Progress
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Originating Center
Data Center
Global Land Cover Facility, University of Maryland Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://glcf.umd.edu/

Data Center Personnel
Name: GLOBAL LAND COVER FACILITY
Email: glcf at umd.edu
Contact Address:
Global Land Cover Facility
3166 A.V. Williams Bldg
University of Maryland
City: College Park
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20742
Country: USA
Distribution
Distribution Media: Online, FTP
Distribution Format: HDF-EOS, GeoTIFF
Fees: No fees
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Email: glcf at umd.edu
Contact Address:
Global Land Cover Facility
3166 A.V. Williams Bldg
University of Maryland
City: College Park
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20742
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-04-04
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-09-15
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