Urban Landsat: Cities from Space
Entry ID: CIESIN_SEDAC_URBAN_LANDSAT

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Summary
Abstract: The Urban Landsat: Cities from Space dataset contains images for 66 urban areas and the raw, unerlying data for 28 of these places. Each image shows a Landsat false color composite in UTM projection. The R/G/B layers correspond to TM/ETM+ bands 7/4/2. Each pixel is 30x30 meters in area and most images are 30x30 km in area. A 2% linear stretch has been applied to the images. The Landsat data files ... View entire text

Purpose: To serve a wide user community by providing composite Landsat images and raw data for urban areas that can be used in interdisciplinary studies of remote sensing and the environment.
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 90.0   S: -55.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Small, C.
Dataset Title: Urban Landsat: Cities from Space
Dataset Release Place: Palisades, NY
Dataset Publisher: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC)
Version: 1.00
Data Presentation Form: raster, map
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1999-01-01
Stop Date: 2003-01-01
Location Keywords
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Platform
LANDSAT Ancillary Description
Access Constraints None
Use Constraints The Trustees of Columbia University hold the copyright of this dataset. Users
are prohibited from any commercial sale or free redistribution without explicit
written permission from CIESIN. Users should acknowledge SEDAC at CIESIN as the
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Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Originating Center
Data Center
Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://sedac.ciesin.columbia.edu/
Dataset ID: CIESIN_SEDAC_URBAN_LANDSAT

Data Center Personnel
Name: SEDAC USER SERVICES
Phone: +1 845-365-8920
Fax: +1 845-365-8922
Email: ciesin.info at ciesin.columbia.edu
Contact Address:
61 Route 9W, P.O. Box 1000
City: Palisades
Province or State: NY
Postal Code: 10964
Country: USA
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Distribution
Distribution Media: ONLINE HTTP
Distribution Format: BSQ
Fees: 0
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Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: +1 845-365-8920
Fax: +1 845-365-8922
Email: ciesin.info at ciesin.columbia.edu
Contact Address:
61 Route 9W, P.O. Box 1000
City: Palisades
Province or State: NY
Postal Code: 10964
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2006-12-04
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-06-11
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