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

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No download Option

I am using Modis-13A2 in USGS earth Explorer but I am unable to download its GeoTIFF file because download option is not available kindly guide me. ]1
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Get zoomed-in images with the EarthExplorer API

I've been using the landsatxplore library that provides a Python API for EarthExplorer. However, when I've been searching for scenes using code like this: scenes = api.search( dataset='...
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USGS Earth Explorer: Bulk Download from metadata export

I want to create a large bulk download order for Landsat Level-3 FSCA data. My search returns ~6700 results, but as far as I can tell I can only add one page of results (10) at a time. Is there a way ...
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EarthExplorer Bulk Download Application Error

I have been getting this error when trying to download the USGS Earth Explorer Bulk Download Application 1.4.1 for a windows 64-bit: Could not connect to the update url. Please verify you are able to ...
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Why is my DEM so bright for some tiles?

I downloaded an SRTM DEM GeoTIFF file from Earth Explorer. It looks fine when previewing it on Earth Explorer (see picture) but when added in ArcGIS Pro the DEM looks too bright in some of its tiles.
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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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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?