PixelSense LS Data Resources
On this page you will find links to free Landsat 5 and Landsat 7 satellite Thematic Mapper (TM) and its successor Enhanced Thematic Mapper (ETM) imagery data in digital photo (TIFF/GeoTIFF) format that can be downloaded and used to make natural-color images using AlphaPixel PixelSense.
Landsat data is regularly used by government agencies as well as many industrial/commercial businesses and university/colleges around the world.
You can use the software to help you make high-quality realistic maps or pictures for land planning, civil engineering, landscape architecture, cartography and much more.
University of Maryland Global Land Cover Facility (GLCF) Web Site This web site allows you to search for, request and download Landsat Thematic Mapper (TM) and Enhanced Thematic Mapper (ETM) imagery bands for almost anywhere on planet Earth, free of charge! This data is perfect input for AlphaPixel’s PixelSense product. “Largest Free Source of Landsat Data in the World” “…the best open source for Landsat TM and Landsat ETM on the planet…”
GeoGratis Canada Landsat 7 Landsat 7 ETM+ orthoimages, cloud-free (less than 10%) for Canada with high-quality (30-50m) registration accuracy. Available in TIFF format. PixelSense CIR Data Sources Here you will find links to free color infrared data in digital photo form that can be downloaded and used to make natural-color images using AlphaPixel PixelSense CIR. The end result can be used to make high-quality realistic maps or pictures, using some of the fine software also listed below.
United States Department of Agriculture This web site allows you to search for, request and download a variety of data, including Color Infrared (CIR) DOQQ mosaics for a variety of counties in the US, free of charge! This data intended to be used with for AlphaPixel’s PixelSense CIR product. Data is provided in proprietary MrSID format and must be converted to GeoTIFF for use in PixelSense CIR. Other Software Here you will find links to software that can be useful with AlphaPixel products.
3D Nature, LLC Co-founded by the founders of AlphaPixel, 3D Nature creates and publishes Visual Nature Studio, the industry-leading photorealistic GIS terrain visualization software. Visual Nature Studio is the perfect tool for visualizing terrain data combined with natural-color georeferenced Landsat imagery produced by AlphaPixel’s PixelSense product. “What is unique about VNS aside from the ability to create excellent photo-realistic visualization is that this product is designed with GIS people in mind.”