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I seem to have an issue with not being able to download geotiff Landsat 8 data from te USGS site. After i find the image i would like to download and proceed to download the Level 1 geotiff option is disabled and I am only allowed to download the LandsatLook jpeg images.

I downloaded data from this site before but perhaps I am overlooking something.

I tried both and

Screen capture showing the disabled "dimmed" option: enter image description here

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up vote 3 down vote accepted

Landsat 8 data is offline for recalibration from 3 Feb 2013 for up to approx 50 days.

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Oh no! That's not good. Not good at all. Thanks for clearing it up. Can the data be downloaded from alternate locations? – Jakub Feb 11 '14 at 2:20
try glcf, there also you will find good source – Sandhya Feb 11 '14 at 6:00

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