News DEA Landsat Collection Upgrade

Published:14 December 2021

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Digital Earth Australia Landsat Collection Upgrade

Digital Earth Australia is nearing completion of the Geoscience Australia Landsat Collection 3 upgrade project. This is the culmination of 2 years of work to reprocess our foundation datasets using improved source data from the United States Geological Survey (USGS).

For more information on the differences between Geoscience Australia Collection 2 and GA Collection 3 source data, please see Geoscience Australia Landsat Collection Upgrade webinar.

Users of Geoscience Australia Collection 2 are encouraged to use Geoscience Australia Collection 3 data. Please see the following DEA Notebooks for using Geoscience Australia Collection 3 Surface Reflectance NBART data, Fractional Cover and Water Observations.

Planned stages

Below shows a mapping of Geoscience Australia Collection 2 products that will be deprecated into the Geoscience Australia Collection 3 products that will replace them.

These Geoscience Australia Collection 2 products will become unavailable on the NCI from January 2022 and on AWS from March 2022.

* Product will remain available in AWS until July 2022 but will no longer be updated

If you have any questions, concerns or feedback, please contact us.

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