The Landsat ETM image dataset of the Yellow River Upstreams (1999-2010)

Ⅰ. Overview

Landsat5 was launched in April 1999. As a supplement and enhancement to the Landsat series, it carries an EMT+ sensor. The parameters of each band are close to that of Landsat5, but the panchromatic band with a resolution of 15 m is added, and the resolution of thermal infrared band is increased to 60 m.This dataset was collected in 1999-2010. There were 97 scenes of TM data in the upper reaches of the Yellow River. Due to sensor damage, there were bands in the images.

Ⅱ. Data processing description

Product level is L1 and has been geometrically corrected.

Ⅲ. Data content description

The naming method is L5 and row number and column number _ column number and date (yyyymmdd), such as L75129032_03220040816.

Ⅳ. Data usage description

The main applications are soil use/cover and desertification monitoring.

Data file naming and use method

The data is stored in grid img format and can be opened and read by remote sensing software such as ArcGIS and QGIS

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XUE Xian, DU Heqiang. The Landsat ETM image dataset of the Yellow River Upstreams (1999-2010). National Tibetan Plateau Data Center, 2012. (Download the reference: RIS | Bibtex )

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East: 112.00 West: 95.00
South: 32.00 North: 42.00
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  • Spatial resolution: 10m - 100m
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