EarthExplorer: Your USGS Data Source

The next USGS webinar will be held Dec. 12, 11-12 Pacific. For a better understanding of Earth Explorer, please register and tune in.

EarthExplorer ( provides online search, browse display, metadata export, and data download for earth science data from the archives of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). EarthExplorer provides an enhanced user interface using state-of-the art JavaScript libraries, Hypertext Preprocessor (PHP), and the advanced Oracle spatial engine. EarthExplorer is your resource for urban area imagery, Landsat, lidar point clouds, DEMs and other data collected and managed by USGS.

Key features in EarthExplorer include:
• Fast, geospatial search engine
• Map viewer for viewing overlay footprints and browse overlays
• Simple, fast Graphical User Interface (GUI)
• Data access tool to search and discover data
• Textual query capability
• Keyhole Markup Language (KML) export capability to interface with Google Earth
• Save or export queries, results, and map overlay for reuse
• Request on-demand products
• Access to browse images from standard products
• User authentication service for access to specialized datasets and tools
• Access to Landsat Data Continuity Mission (LDCM) quality band data
• Standard product downloads
• User notifications of new acquisitions and available products through subscription services
• Updated software code base supporting JavaScript and PHP

TOPIC: Getting around earth explorer
DATE: Thursday, December 12, 2013
TIME: 11:00 am, Pacific Standard Time (San Francisco, GMT-08:00)

To attend this meeting, you must first register for it. Please click this link to see more information, and register for this meeting.

Once you have registered for the meeting, you will receive an email message confirming your registration. This message will provide the information that you need to join the meeting.

5-10 minutes before the start of the webinar, please dial toll free 855-547-8255 or 703-648-4848

Conference Security Code: 30401#
For Help or Support:
Go to click Assistance, then Click Help or click Support.

To contact carol ostergren call 1-9162789510 or, email:

For help with WebEx:
– Visit, click USGS Help (on left)
– WebEx software questions: 1-866-569-3239
– USGS account questions: email
Thanks for your interest in USGS products and services.

Drew and Carol

Drew Decker
USGS Geospatial Liaison for Pacific Region
NSDI Partnership Office, U.S. Geological Survey
4165 Spruance Road, Suite 200
San Diego, CA 92101
619-417-2879 cell
619-225-6101 fax
USNG 11S MS 8026 2158

Carol Ostergren
US Geological Survey Pacific Region
National Geospatial Program
3020 State University Drive East, Suite 3005
Sacramento, CA 95819
916-278-9510 (office); 916-278-9546 (fax)

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