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  • News - Data Release news

    News - Data Release news

    New reprocessed Landsat data on a new dissemination server

    The full ESA Landsat archive has been reprocessed with the latest version of the processor to provide a homogenous dataset covering MSS, TM and ETM+ data.

  • Data - Data Description

    Data - Data Description

    Landsat MSS ESA Archive

    This dataset contains all the Landsat 1 to Landsat 5 Multi Spectral Scanner (MSS) high-quality ortho-rectified Level 1 GEO and GTC dataset acqui...

  • Document - Technical Note

    Document - Technical Note

    Landsat 7 ETM Image Assessment System Radiometric Algorithm Theoretical Basis Document

    ATBD detailing the proposed algorithms with which the radiometric calibration processing of the ESA TM and ETM+ data is based.

  • Document - Technical Note

    Document - Technical Note

    Landsat 7 ETM Image Assessment System Geometric Algorithm Theoretical Basis Document

    ATBD detailing the proposed algorithms with which the geometric calibration processing of the ESA MSS data is based.

  • News - Success Stories

    News - Success Stories

    New life for Landsat historical data

    45 years of data, more than 1.8 million images, these are the numbers of an adventure started 48 years ago with the launch of the first Landsat satellite.

  • Mission - Heritage Missions, Third Party Missions

    Mission - Heritage Missions, Third Party Missions

    Landsat Series

    The Landsat series is the world's longest running system of satellites for moderate-resolution optical remote sensing for land, coastal areas and shallow waters.

  • Mission - Heritage Missions, Third Party Missions

    Mission - Heritage Missions, Third Party Missions

    Landsat-4 and Landsat-5

    The Landsat-4 and Landsat-5 missions continued the Landsat programme's goal of providing moderate-resolution optical remote sensing for land, coastal areas and shallow waters.

  • Instrument - Imaging Spectrometers/Radiometers

    Instrument - Imaging Spectrometers/Radiometers

    Multi Spectral Scanner (MSS)

    The Multi Spectral Scanner (MSS) instrument was carried aboard the Landsat-1 to 5 satellites.

  • Mission - Heritage Missions, Third Party Missions

    Mission - Heritage Missions, Third Party Missions

    Landsat-1 to Landsat-3

    The Landsat-1 to 3 satellites were the first in the United States' Landsat programme, dedicated to monitoring the Earth's land mass.

  • Activity - Quality

    Activity - Quality

    SLAP

    The SLAP (Systematic Landsat Archive Processing) project covers the MSS, TM and ETM+ products from Landsat missions 1 – 7, and is the first systematic reprocessing of the ESA Landsat archive.

  • Document - Technical Note

    Document - Technical Note

    Landsat MSS State Vector Generation

    Technical note describing the validation activities conducted to assess the geolocation accuracy and internal image geometry of the Landsat MSS products.

  • Document - Technical Note

    Document - Technical Note

    Landsat Level 1 GTC MSS Geometric Validation

    Technical Note detailing the results of the geometric validation of the ESA Landsat MSS products.

  • Document - Technical Note

    Document - Technical Note

    ngEO Browse Report File Generic Interface (BRGICD)

    Statistical description of the ngEO Generic Browse Report File.

  • Document - Technical Note

    Document - Technical Note

    Ground radiometric processing procedures

    Document describing the ground radiometric processing procedures of the MSS products.

  • Document - Technical Note

    Document - Technical Note

    ngEO tailoring for Landsat

    Description of the preliminary tailoring of the Next Generation User Services for Earth Observation (ngEO) concepts towards Landsat 1-7 missions, with which the ESA reprocessed product Metadata and...

  • Document - Technical Note

    Document - Technical Note

    Landsat 7 Data Format Control Book Volume IV - Wideband Data

    Description of the TM and ETM+ telemetry format.

  • Document - Technical Note

    Document - Technical Note

    ACS WILMA Format

    Description of the ACS WILMA format of the Level 0 products, with which the ESA Landsat processor ingests.

  • Document - Technical Note

    Document - Technical Note

    Landsat 4-5 TM Image Assessment System Radiometric Algorithm Theoretical Basis Document

    ATBD detailing the proposed algorithms with which the radiometric calibration processing of the ESA TM data is based.

  • Document - Technical Note

    Document - Technical Note

    Landsat 1-5 MSS Image Assessment System Radiometric Algorithm Description Document

    ATBD detailing the proposed algorithms with which the radiometric calibration processing of the ESA MSS data is based.

  • Document - General Reference

    Document - General Reference

    BIOMASS-Report-for-Mission-Selection-An-Earth-Explorer-to-observe-forest-biomass.pdf

    The objective of the BIOMASS Mission is to determine the global distribution of forest biomass by reducing the uncertainty in the calculation of carbon stock and fluxes associated with the terrestrial biosphere.