Remote sensing resources for Idaho.



U.S. Geological Survey


Boise State University

Idaho State University

University of Idaho

Landsat Data

The Landsat program offers the longest continuous global record of the Earth's surface. The most recent Landsat 7 satellite detects and records blue, green, and red light in the visible spectrum, as well as near-infrared, mid-infrared, and thermal-infrared light. [Read more]

  • Type of sensor, passive
  • Spatial resolution, 15-60m (Landsat 7, ETM+)
  • Eight spectral bands
  • Views entire Earth’s surface every 16 days

Applications:  environmental monitoring, regional planning, agriculture, forestry, land use, water resources, natural resource exploration

Landsat 7 image

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