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  • The primary goal of Landsat 7 is to refresh the global archive of satellite photos, providing up-to-date and cloud-free images.
  • Provide data continuity with Landsats 4 and 5Make data widely available for the cost of fulfilling a user request (called COFUR)
  • Although the Landsat Program is managed by NASA, data from Landsat 7 is collected and distributed by the USGS.
  • Landsat program

    1. 1. Leyte Normal UniversityTacloban City<br />Landsat<br />Presented by:<br />Jenelyn P. Cadion<br />BS Biology 3<br />
    2. 2. Landsat 7<br />
    3. 3. Landsat 7<br /><ul><li>Spacecraft: Landsat 7
    4. 4. Carrier rocket: Delta II 7920
    5. 5. Launch date: April 15, 1999
    6. 6. Launch time: 18:32:00 UTC
    7. 7. Launch site: Space Launch Complex 2W Vandenberg Air Force Base
    8. 8. Mission duration: elapsed; 11 years,</li></ul>  9 months, and 20 days<br />
    9. 9. Mission’s Objectives<br /><ul><li> To refresh the global archive of satellite photos, providing up-to-date and cloud-free images
    10. 10. To provide timely, high quality visible and infrared images of all landmass and near coastal areas on the Earth, continually refreshing an existing Landsat database</li></li></ul><li><ul><li>The Enhanced Thematic Mapper Plus (ETM+) aims to replicate the capabilities of the highly successful Thematic Mapper instruments on Landsats 4 and 5.
    11. 11. Provide critically important information for monitoring agricultural productivity, water resources, urban growth, deforestation, and natural change</li></li></ul><li>Landsat 7 Science Team<br /><ul><li>Darrel Williams</li></ul>Landsat 7 Project Scientist<br /><ul><li>James Irons</li></ul> Deputy Landsat 7 Project Scientist<br /><ul><li>Jeffrey Masek</li></ul>Landsat 7 Deputy Team Leader<br />
    12. 12. Dr. Robert Bindschadler Instrumental in the creation of theLandsat Image Mosaic of Antarctica (LIMA)<br />Dr. Samuel N. Goward Science Team Leader for the Landsat 7 satellite mission <br />Robert Cahalan<br /> Clear Sky and Cloud: Characterization and Correction for Landsat<br />
    13. 13. <ul><li>Susan Moran LANDSAT TM and ETM+ Data for Resource Monitoring and Management
    14. 14. Luke Flynn has </li></ul> Analysis of Volcanic Eruptions and Fires Using Landsat 7<br /><ul><li>Alexander Goetz</li></ul> Land and Land-Use Change in the Climate Sensitive High Plains: An Automated Approach with Landsat<br />
    15. 15. <ul><li>Kurtis J. Thome</li></ul> Absolute Radiometric Calibration and Atmospheric Correction of Landsat-7 Thematic Mapper<br /><ul><li>John R. Schott</li></ul> Absolute Calibration, Atmospheric Correction and Application of LANDSAT ETM= Thermal Infrared Data<br /><ul><li>David L. Skole</li></ul> Acquisition and Analysis of Large Quantities of Landsat 7 Data for Measuring Tropical Land Cover Change<br />
    16. 16. <ul><li>Curtis E. Woodcock</li></ul> Monitoring Changes in Temperate Coniferous <br /><ul><li>James E. Vogelman</li></ul> Characterization of Landsat 7 Geometry and Radiometry for Land Cover Analysis<br /><ul><li>John Price</li></ul> Surface Classification for MODIS, Radiometric Calibration and Project Support<br />
    17. 17. Program Management<br />Phillip A. Sabelhaus<br />Landsat 7 Project Manager<br />Ray Byrnes<br /> USGS Land Satellite Program Liaison<br />R. J. Thompson<br /> USGS Landsat Program Manager<br />
    18. 18. Agency Involved<br />Landsat Program is a series of Earth-observing satellite missions jointly managed by;<br /> National Aeronautics <br /> ` and Space Administration<br /> U.S. Geological Survey<br />

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