Remote Sensing

This page lists selected publicly available archival remote sensing data. ### Questions [questions:remote-sensing] ## Activities [activities:remote-sensing] **** United States Geological Survey (USGS) AmericaView - a national collectivity of State View Consortia academic institutions, governmental agencies and NGO's that share archival geospatial data. Contact information for individual State View organizations follow: LouisianaView Website Member Institution University of Louisiana at Lafayette Name Brent Yantis Email Phone 337-482-0670 AlabamaView Website Member Institution Auburn University Name Luke J Marzen Email Phone 334-844-3462 MississippiView Website None Member Institution University of Mississippi Name Greg Easson Email Phone 662-915-5995 608-263-3126 MinnesotaView Website Member Institution University of Minnesota Name Marvin Bauer Email Phone 612-624-3703 MichiganView Website Member Institution MTRI, Michigan Tech University, Ann Arbor, MI Name Nancy French Email Phone 734-913-6840 OhioView Website Member Institution Bowling Green State University Name Anita Simic Email Phone 419-372-4035 West VirginiaView Website Member Institution West Virginia University Name Tim Warner Email Phone 304-293-4725 ColoradoView Website Member Institution Colorado State University Name Wei Gao Email Phone 970-491-3600 IndianaView Website Member Institution Purdue University Name Larry Biehl Email Phone 765-494-3529 U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY (USGS): After signing up for an account, one can have access to the Landsat data archive , as well as GloVis Next and EarthExplorer EUROPEAN SPACE AGENCY (ESA): After signing up for a free account, one can obtain access to download data from Sentinel-1 and Sentinel -2 for user-defined areas of interest. [11:55] IN THE EVENT OF AN INTERNATIONALLY DECLARED DISASTER, THE UNITED NATIONS CHARTER OF SPACE AND MAJOR DISASTERS CAN BE INVOKED, WHICH THEN ENABLES THE FREE DISTRIBUTION OF REMOTE SENSING DATA, FROM MULTIPLE COUNTRIES' SPACE AGENCIES AS WELL AS FROM PRIVATE SECTOR FIRMS TO FACILITATE DISASTER RESPONSE: [11:58] International Charter Space and Major Disasters: UNITED NATIONS-SPIDER OFFICE FOR OUTER SPACE AFFAIRS ...

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Yemhi "THAT WAS A VERY GOOD ILLUSTRATION @nedhorning......KEEP IT UP MAN " | Read more » over 7 years ago
nedhorning "Hi raynerfdiez, Predicting the sun's elevation for a particular time and day is possible but you would probably want to find a software library th..." | Read more » over 7 years ago
raynerfdiez "Hello @nedhorning, thanks so much for this useful information. Apart of determine the Landsat overpass time I also need to predict the sun elevatio..." | Read more » over 7 years ago
liz "new announcement: Landsat 8 data is available for anyone to use via Amazon S3. " | Read more » about 8 years ago
nicholas "yahoo!!!!! I'm going to give this a go and will write a research note on the outcomes... " | Read more » over 8 years ago
liz "API for downloading LANDSAT from friends at Development Seed! @nicholas @lprashad " | Read more » over 8 years ago
jholmes5 "It would be nice to have a scale. At the Open Hours last week they did say it was hard to get absolute temperatures without some sort of calibratio..." | Read more » over 8 years ago
jholmes5 "It seems like the red is cooler, since the beaches and shallow water of Jamaica Bay are that lighter yellow color, and they should be warm spots. ..." | Read more » over 8 years ago
nicholas "Yes I should have documented my work a bit better. I basically followed the tutorial and then kept moving the zoom around and playing with the set..." | Read more » over 8 years ago
nedhorning "I'm not sure what would cause that red spot. There isn't a legend or an image date so I'm assuming that the red spot is cooler than the surrounding..." | Read more » over 8 years ago
liz "@nedhorning , @donblair did you see this? " | Read more » over 8 years ago
davidmanthos "I don't know enough about Google Earth Engine, but they are working on ways to make Landsat imagery, or at least 8-day composites, more accessible ..." | Read more » over 8 years ago
liz "also see @nedhorning 's online LANDSAT recipe demo: " | Read more » over 8 years ago
warren "I was wondering if @davidmanthos knows a bit about how to access this in an easier way - David, is there a way to get a TMS or even WMS of the Land..." | Read more » over 8 years ago
nicholas "This is fantastic!!! Are there ways to automate downloads from the glovis website instead of going to the website each time? And it was mentioned..." | Read more » over 8 years ago
donblair "Yes! We should loop in some folks from FarmHack, too -- @dorncox and others have lots of good ideas around using Landsat imagery ... " | Read more » over 8 years ago
karenv "Thanks to Don for setting this up, and thanks to Ned for the amazing tutorial. We're excited to start working with the thermal images - the possibi..." | Read more » over 8 years ago
warren "looping in @karenv! " | Read more » over 8 years ago
donblair "Thanks so much again, @nedhorning and everyone at Cape Cod Baywatch! " | Read more » over 8 years ago
liz "This is great Ned, thank you so much for explaining this process. " | Read more » over 9 years ago