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Optical & Thermal Collection

To download data from the Optical & Thermal Collection you will need your username and password allocated by your institution to authenticate. Unless indicated otherwise please download data from the Landmap Kaia Portal

 

Thermal

Thermal Excellent resource for high resolution land cover/ land use data. Covers some of the main conurbations in the UK from 2007 - 2012.

 

AVNIR-2

AVNIR-2 (Advanced Visible and Near Infrared Radiometer type 2) is an excellent resource for assessing land cover change and coastal zones 2007 - 2008. Data is provided at 10m resolution for areas of the British Isles.

 

nir_red-edge

NIR Red-Edge Offers a large area coverage, frequent revisit intervals and a medium resolution. It is suitable for agriculture, forestry, environment, energy and infrastructure studies. The dataset covers the entire of Northern Ireland.

 

Disaster Monitoring Constellation

Disaster Monitoring Constellation Excellent resource for medium resolution land cover/ land use data. Covers the UK from 2007 - 2010.

 

Modern Aerial Photography

Modern Aerial Photography Excellent resource for high resolution land cover/ land use data. Covers the main conurbations of the UK.

 

Historic Aerial Photography

Historic Aerial Photography Excellent temporal coverage data from Luftwaffe.

 

Colour Infrared

Colour Infrared Acquired from Bluesky providing information about vegetation health and vegetation type.


topsat

TopSat datasets cover global locations viewable in Google Earth. Acquisitions began in November 2007 and ended in August 2009

Download through Datasets section of Landmap website

Spot

SPOT Useful if you want to monitor and map in the disciplines of agricultural studies, forestry, land cover and land use, geology, hydrology, coastal resources, environmental studies and topographic map projection. Data acquired 1995 - 1996.


Landsat 7

Landsat 7 is useful for academics, researchers and students who want to observe global change, mass balance, cloud and aerosol height, as well as land topography and vegetation characteristics including monitoring and large area mapping. Data acquired 1999 - 2001.


Landsat 4/5

Landsat 4/5 useful for academics, researchers and students who want to monitor and analyse different types of soil, vegetation, classifying forests and land cover applications. Data acquired 1988 - 1992


Landsat Mediterranean

Mediterranean Landsat datasets cover Cyprus, East and West Spain and consist of Landsat 7 colour and panchromatic data, kindly donated by academic institutions.

Download through Datasets section of Landmap website

Meris

MERIS Acquired from the ENVISAT spacecraft and is useful for weather monitoring and oceanography available upon request.