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==What are the sources for satellite photographs of landscape?==
 
==What are the sources for satellite photographs of landscape?==
  
=== Imagery that can be ordered or downloaded ===
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=== Online Dissemination ===
  
* [[Corona Atlas of the Middle East]]
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* [[Corona Atlas of the Middle East]] (select orthorectified CORONA imagery)
* [http://eros.usgs.gov/ The U.S. Geological Survey's Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center] provides a variety of geospatial data products (including aerial and satellite imagery), many not limited to North America. These are summarized, with links to their various dissemination systems, on the [http://eros.usgs.gov/products-data-available EROS Products and Data Available page].
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* [http://eros.usgs.gov/ The U.S. Geological Survey's Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center] provides a variety of geospatial data products (including aerial and satellite imagery), many not limited to North America. These are summarized, with links to their various dissemination systems, on the [http://eros.usgs.gov/products-data-available EROS Products and Data Available page]. Available imagery includes: CORONA, Landsat.
  
 
=== Programs and applications that embed satellite imagery ===
 
=== Programs and applications that embed satellite imagery ===
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* [http://worldwind.arc.nasa.gov/ NASA's World Wind] (free, mostly comparable in resolution to Google)
 
* [http://worldwind.arc.nasa.gov/ NASA's World Wind] (free, mostly comparable in resolution to Google)
 
* [http://www.digitalglobe.com/ DigitalGlobe/QuickBird] (commercial)
 
* [http://www.digitalglobe.com/ DigitalGlobe/QuickBird] (commercial)
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=== Specific datasets and associated sensors, platforms, and campaigns ===
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* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Corona_(satellite) CORONA]
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* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Landsat_program Landsat]
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* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/QuickBird QuickBird]
  
 
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Revision as of 16:32, 31 May 2016

Contents

What are the sources for satellite photographs of landscape?

Online Dissemination

Programs and applications that embed satellite imagery

Other than Google Earth, which has good street-level images of most built-up areas, the sources known to us are:

Specific datasets and associated sensors, platforms, and campaigns

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