Since 1972, the joint U.S. Geological Survey / NASA Landsat series of Earth Observation satellites have continuously acquired images of the Earth’s land surface, providing uninterrupted data to help land managers and policymakers make informed decisions about natural resources and the environment.
Landsat is a part of the USGS National Land Imaging (NLI) Program.
Ensures all Landsat Level-1 products provide a consistent archive of known data quality.
Level-2 and Level-3 science products allow scientists to better document changes to Earth’s environment/
Tiled data processed to allow analysis with a minimum of additional user effort/