This page give you an overview on free available satellite imagery and derived products:

Landsat – Imagery

Overview on all Landsat Satellites:

Satellite Resolution Bands
Landsat 1-5 Multispectral Scanner (MSS) 60m 4
Landsat 4-5 Thematic Mapper (TM) 30m 7
Landsat 7 Enhanced TM (ETM+) 30m 8
Landsat 8 Operational Land Imager (OLI) 30m 9
Landsat 8 Thermal Infrared Sensor (TIRS) 30m 2


Useful Links and further information:


Data Download:

Global Forest Change

Change in global forest cover based on Landsat Time Series Analysis published by the University of Maryland.

  • Spatial resolution: 1 arc-second per pixel (30 m at the equator)
  • Available Data:
    • Tree canopy cover for year 2000 (treecover2000)
    • Global forest cover loss 2000–2013 (loss)
    • Global forest cover gain 2000–2012 (gain)
    • Year of gross forest cover loss event (lossyear)
    • Data mask (datamask)
    • Circa year 2000 Landsat 7 cloud-free image composite (first)
    • Circa year 2013 Landsat cloud-free image composite (last)
  • Viewer: here
  • Download and more information: here

On-demand smoothed and raw NDVI/EVI time series

The University of Applied Life Sciences and Natural Resources, Vienna offers globally available raw and demand filtered NDVI/EVI time series. The operational processing is based on MOD13Q1 and MYD13Q1 and the spatial resolution is 250m.

  • Download (16-Day smoothed and/or raw NDVI & EVI time series – global): here
  • Download (Real-time processing facility – EU): here

SRTM 90 – Digital Elevation Data

Spatial resolution: 90m

Download: http://srtm.csi.cgiar.org