Get Started with Data

Background information about our remote sensing data is provided here, including Instrument Specifications, Collection Overview, and Research Themes. 

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Review data products by collection—Community (i.e. ASTER GED), MEaSUREs (i.e. GFSAD), and Missions (i.e. MODIS).

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Find information about technical specifications (i.e. launch date, swath dimensions, orbit repeat cycle and type, spectral range) of the satellite and airborne instruments—also known as sensors.

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Explore workflow examples for discovering, learning about, and using remote sensing data for a variety of research themes.