USGS Global Visualization Viewer for Aerial and Satellite Data

Metadata Updated: December 8, 2014

Ten million archive images of the Earth's surface are available for immediate selection and free download via the USGS Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center's Global Visualization Viewer at http://glovis.usgs.gov/. Users can preview thumbnail browse images and download full-image selections from 1.5 million aerial photos of U.S. sites and 8.5 million images captured worldwide by U.S. Earth-observing satellites.

Access & Use Information

License: No license information was provided. If this work was prepared by an officer or employee of the United States government as part of that person's official duties it is considered a U.S. Government Work.

Downloads & Resources

References

http://landsat.usgs.gov

Dates

Metadata Date Daily
Metadata Created Date May 18, 2013
Metadata Updated Date December 8, 2014
Reference Date(s) 1972 - current
Frequency Of Update 16-days; Any given area is potentially imaged once every 16 days; images are added to the collection several times daily
Issued 1972

Additional Metadata

Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Date Daily
Metadata Created Date May 18, 2013
Metadata Updated Date December 8, 2014
Reference Date(s) 1972 - current
Responsible Party Unknown
Contact Email
Unknown
Access Level public
Data Dictionary http://landsat.usgs.gov
Data Quality TRUE
Frequency Of Update 16-days; Any given area is potentially imaged once every 16 days; images are added to the collection several times daily
Granularity 15-meter to 120-meter pixels depending on the instrument used
Issued 1972
Metadata Source dms
References http://landsat.usgs.gov
Spatial Text Global land areas
Theme Section 6. Geography and Environment

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