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EarthExplorer Help Index
Earth Explorer Tutorial
Provides an overview of the key features of EarthExplorer along with browser requirements.
|2. User Interface||
This page describes the EarthExplorer user interface.
Registered users can use all of EarthExplorer’s features, including saving search criteria, downloading data, and accessing subscription services.
The Login page allows users to log in to EarthExplorer. A registered user can use all of EarthExplorer's features, including saving search criteria, downloading data, and accessing subscription services.
The Profile menu allows users to modify profile information.
|6a. Search - Enter Criteria||
EarthExplorer allows users to search, download, and order data held in USGS archives through a number of query options.
|6b. Search - Select Data Sets||
The 'Data Set' menu categorizes datasets into similar data collections. Select a dataset to specify which one to search.
|6c. Search - Additional Criteria||
The 'Additional Criteria' tab is an optional input area that allows the entry of additional search criteria specific to the dataset(s) selected. Click the 'Additional Criteria' tab to display the additional criteria for the first dataset selected. The type and number of search criteria will vary by dataset.
|6d. Search - View Results||
The 'Results' tab executes a search using the search criteria and displays the results for the search criteria. The left side of the page displays the results panel with the thumbnail and textual information for each scene returned from the search. The right side of the page displays the Google Map interface with an outline of the identified area of interest.
|Changing Your Browser Settings For New Windows||
Provides an explanation of how to change the browser settings for Firefox and Internet Explorer for EarthExplorer.
The EarthExplorer trifold provides basic information for on-line access to remotely-sensed data from the U.S.
|EarthExplorer Help Documentation.pdf||
EarthExplorer Help Documentation.pdf
|How to create an ESRI Shapefile or KML file||
Shape Files and KML Files
The ‘Standing Request’ function allows registered users to run searches for new acquisitions, in the background, using the same search criteria.
Bulk Download Tutorial
|Customer Services Information||
Provides information on contacting Customer Services.
This page explains what statements should be used when citing, copying, or reprinting data.
|Order, Shipping and Handling||
Order, Handling and Shipping
The USGS certifies that the image data requested and downloaded from the archives are authentic reproductions of official records of the government that are in the legal custody of the USGS at EROS.
|USGS Foresee Survey||
The purpose of the survey is to ensure that our websites meet our users' needs — your comments help us know what and how we need to improve. In fact, many significant improvements to our homepage, our Education site, and our search tool, to name a few, were based on user feedback. Thank you for helping us continuously improve.