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Query and order satellite images, aerial photographs, and cartographic products through the U.S. Geological Survey

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Are there high resolution images available for download on earthexplorer?

The problem with earth explorer GeoTiff files is, if you zoom in enough, the resolution is very fuzzy. If you want to look at your backyard, for example, that is impossible. If you use the earth ...
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DTM data type from Int16 to Float

I downloaded a data set 'SRTM Arc-Second Global' from the USGS EarthExplorer (GeoTIFF 1 Arc-second). Apparently, the DTM data type is Int16 whereas I need Float. I am trying to convert the format ...
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Landsat: Searching for and downloading cloud-free images for a small area

My study area is quite small (10 x 4 km). I would like to get all cloud free (say < 10% cloud cover) landsat images over that area, for a given time period (say, over 10 years). I cannot use the 10%...
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Georeferencing image for EarthExplorer?

I am quite new to QGIS and I am trying to do something which seems so simple but it won't work. I have looked for an answer and couldn't find any. So I dowloaded data imagery from EarthExplorer about ...
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Landsat 5 last image in 2011?

I tried finding latest images of Landsat 5 in Earth Explorer of path 202 row 24 and the latest result is from 10/2011. Isn't Landsat 5 operational or at least been around after 2011?
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Why are Landsat 8 files on AWS compressed cf those from USGS?

I want to shift from downloading Landsat8 imagery directly from USGS to the AWS service (https://pages.awscloud.com/public-data-sets-landsat.html). I have some automated processes that are not ...
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Big time gap in Landsat 5 archive

I am trying to download some Landsat 5 images from EarthExplorer, but for the years 1990-2009 I get only 17 results. Does anyone know why is there such an incontinuity? The only filter that I use is ...
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Getting Landsat NDVI data processed with LEDAPS on USGS earthexplorer

I am trying to download NDVI values from Landsat on the earthexplorer. I read there were higher-quality NDVI series processed with the so-called LEDAPS algorithm. The page from the LEDAPS website ...
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Landsat images with bad quality

I downloaded several Landsat images from some years between 1985 and 2014, all of them with good quality. Nevertheless the period from 2003 to 2013 is not worth it. I checked all images. Most of the ...
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Visualizing shapefile of polygons in Google Earth Engine Explorer

I've just imported a shapefile of polygons in Google Earth Engine Explorer using the website http://shpescape.com/ The problem is that the polygons do not appear when I want to make them visible in ...
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Login to USGS Earth Explorer and download Landsat imagery with Python

I want to login to the USGS Earth Explorer website at http://earthexplorer.usgs.gov/ with Python and download imagery from the Landsat Archive collection just by giving it username,password,path/row (...
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Transfer USGS overlays to Google Earth?

How to transfer aerial archives from USGS earth explorer onto GoogleEarth?