Title

Accessing Free Landsat Data Via the Internet: Africa's Challenge

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

6-2010

Description

Since January 2008, the US Department of Interior/US Geological Survey has been providing terrain-corrected Landsat data over the Internet for free. This letter reports the size and proportion of the US Landsat archive that is over Africa by each Landsat sensor, discusses the implications of missing data and highlights the current bandwidth constraints on users accessing free Landsat data over the Internet from Africa.

Publication Title

Remote Sensing Letters

Volume

1

Issue

2

First Page

111

Last Page

117

DOI of Published Version

10.1080/01431160903486693

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