Released on February 5, 2013
The Landsat Data Continuity Mission (LDCM) is the future of Landsat satellites. LDCM launched on February 11, 2013. Landsat satellites view the Earth through a number of different bands. Each band captures imagery in different spectral wavelengths. Scientists can combine these bands a number of ways to obtain information about the satellite imagery. This visualization shows several different band combinations over the Florida Everglades.
GCMD keywords can be found on the Internet with the following citation:
Olsen, L.M., G. Major, K. Shein, J. Scialdone, S. Ritz, T. Stevens, M. Morahan, A. Aleman, R. Vogel, S. Leicester, H. Weir, M. Meaux, S. Grebas, C.Solomon, M. Holland, T. Northcutt, R. A. Restrepo, R. Bilodeau, 2013. NASA/Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Earth Science Keywords. Version 184.108.40.206.0