Landsat MSS and TM Data from the Tropical Rain Forest Information Center (TRFIC)

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Abstract: This data set consists of Landsat Multispectral Scanner (MSS) and
Thematic Mapper (TM) imagery for the legal Amazon and Pan Amazon
regions of South America, Central Equatorial Africa and Southeast
Asia. Imagery for all regions are available through TRFIC. The
Tropical Rain Forest Information Center (TRFIC) has developed two
interfaces for ... View entire text
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Description: Data archive of Landsat MSS and TM and ETM data
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 15.0   S: -25.0   E: -35.0   W: -83.0
  N: 12.0   S: -12.0   E: 30.0   W: 8.0
  N: 25.0   S: -10.0   E: 142.0   W: 94.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Skole, D.
Dataset Title: Landsat MSS and TM Data for the World's Tropics
Dataset Release Date: 2000
Dataset Release Place: East Lansing, MI
Dataset Publisher: TRFIC/BSRSI/MSU
Online Resource:
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1972-07-01
Data Resolution
Horizontal Resolution Range: 30 meters - < 100 meters
Data Set Progress
Originating Center
Data Center
Tropical Rain Forest Information Center, Center for Global Change and Earth Observations, Michigan State University Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Phone: 517-355-0181
Fax: 517-355-0182
Email: samekjay at
Contact Address:
TRFIC User Services
Michigan State University
1405 S. Harrison Ave. Suite 101
City: East Lansing
Province or State: MI
Postal Code: 48823-5243
Country: USA
Distribution Media: online www, CD-ROM, 8mm tape
Distribution Format: BSQ or IMG
Fees: $25.00US for each scene
Phone: (517) 432-7774
Fax: (517) 353-2932
Email: skole at
Contact Address:
Basic Science and Remote Sensing Initiative
Department of Geography
Michigan State University
City: East Lansing
Province or State: MI
Postal Code: 48824
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2000-04-15
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-04-20
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