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Landsat TM for Ireland
Entry ID: Ireland_Landsat

Abstract: This data set contains Landsat images for Ireland.

The Landsat series of satellites commenced acquiring remotely sensed data with
the launch of Landsat 1 in 1972. The Landsat satellite travels at an altitude
of 705 kilometres and provide coverage of the entire globe every 16 days.
Landsat 5, launched in 1984, carries the Thematic Mapper (TM) sensor in
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 55.34   S: 51.13   E: -3.13   W: -10.52

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: NASA
Dataset Title: Landsat TM for Ireland
Dataset Release Place: Ireland
Dataset Publisher: ERA Maptec Ltd
Data Presentation Form: Satellite Image
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1989-01-01
Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: 120m
Longitude Resolution: 120m
Horizontal Resolution Range: 100 meters - < 250 meters
Temporal Resolution: 16 Days
LANDSAT Ancillary Description
Quality Because of the orbital parameters of the satellite, adjacent paths are not
acquired sequentially and information from each path may differ according to
the time delay between the two passes.
Access Constraints Supplied under license only
Ancillary Keywords
Data Set Progress
Originating Center
Data Center
Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Phone: +353-1-6799227
Fax: +353-1-6799798
Email: mcritchley at
Contact Address:
36 Dame Street
City: Dublin 2
Country: Ireland
Distribution Media: floppy disks, CD-ROM, Zip Disks, E-mail, Magnetic Tape, Other Disks
Distribution Format: ArcGrid, LAN, ERDAS Imagine
Extended Metadata Properties
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2003-04-09
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-23