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WARNING: Only run one automated session at a time and only
download one file at a time. Do not attempt to mirror our entire holdings
or to download large quantities (over 50 scenes)
without contacting us first. We have a limited amount of bandwidth and
excessive use is considered abuse of our public systems and will result in the
ban of your IP address or domain. If you have any questions regarding this
notice, contact us before downloading.
We hope that this feature and information will help our users download data but
it will be removed if it becomes too much of a burden on
The list obtained from clicking on "URL List" on the Workspace screen can be used to automate downloads. You must place results into an ESDI workspace folder for the "URL List" button to appear. This list will popup in a separate web browser window--save this file to your local hard drive.
The following are instructions for automating downloads using the command line utility wget.
Downloading wget: Get a copy of wget from the official wget web site. Binaries for Windows can be found at this mirror. When downloading binaries, get the file named
Using wget: Open a command prompt window or terminal window. Assuming that the URL text file was named
This will download, recursively, all files found in the URL list and place them in the current directory. The
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