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Landsat 8 Operational Land Imager (OLI) Thermal Infrared Sensor (TIRS) Version 1
Entry ID: Landsat_8_OLI_TIRS1

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Abstract: The Operational Land Imager (OLI) and Thermal Infrared Sensor (TIRS) are instruments onboard the Landsat 8 satellite, which was launched in February of 2013. The satellite collects images of the Earth with a 16-day repeat cycle, referenced to the Worldwide Reference System-2, and has an 8-day offset to Landsat 7.

Landsat OLI image data consists of nine spectral bands (band designations) with a ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 82.74   S: -82.71   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: US Geological Survey
Dataset Title: Landsat 8 Operational Land Imager (OLI) Thermal Infrared Sensor (TIRS) V1
Dataset Release Place: Sioux Falls, South Dakota, USA
Dataset Publisher: US Geological Survey
Version: 1
Data Presentation Form: Remote sensing image
Online Resource:
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2013-04-11
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
LANDSAT-8 Ancillary Description
Access Constraints None
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be aware that temporal changes may have occurred since the data was collected and that some parts of these data may no longer represent actual surface conditions.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 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:
Dataset ID: Landsat_8_OLI_TIRS

Data Center Personnel
Phone: 605-594-6151
Phone: 800-252-4547
Fax: 605-594-6589
Email: custserv at
Contact Address:
47914 252nd Street
City: Sioux Falls
Province or State: SD
Postal Code: 57198-0001
Country: USA
Distribution Media: On-line (HTTP)
Distribution Size: ~1 GB (compressed), ~2 GB (uncompressed)
Distribution Format: GeoTIFF
Fees: None
Phone: 605-594-6151, 800-252-4547
Fax: 605-594-6589
Email: lta at
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
Landsat Science Team Publications: [available online at]
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2013-09-27
Last DIF Revision Date: 2015-02-10