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Preview & Download

To Preview Images: Once you have selected your images from the Map Search, Path/Row Search, or Product Search, pressing the "Preview and Download" button will take you to the workspace screen. The screen is divided into two sections. At the bottom is a listing of the scenes found in your search. Click on an ID, shown in the image on the left, to get a preview image, information, and the location of the scene on a map.
Preview Display: The top left corner will show a preview image of the scene selected from the result list. Clicking on this image open up another window with a larger browse image.
Information Display: This panel, found next to the preview display, shows the information presented in the scene list for the image that has been selected. This panel also shows the size of the data compressed (the amount of data that needs to be downloaded to obtain the entire scene) and the size required to uncompress these data.
Map Locator: In the upper right corner of the Workspace screen, a map will show the location of the scene selected from the list below. Use the zoom bar to the right of the map to zoom in or out if there is not enough context shown to locate the image.
Navigation Bar: Only a few search results on shown on a page. If you have many search results, use the navigation bar to go to the next page, previous page, or to the first or last pages in the list. The center of the navigation bar shows the current page number and the total number of pages.
Column Descriptions: The list of scenes has the following columns:
  • ID: GLCF's identifier for this scene. Click on the column heading to sort by this value.
  • Status: Usually "Online" meaning that it is available for download. See Status Codes for information about other values that may appear.
  • WRS: P/R: If Landsat data this will show the WRS Type (1 or 2) followed by the path and row. Click on the column heading to sort by this value.
  • Acq. Date: Date this scene was acquired from the satellite. For other data, a range of dates may be shown if this data covers a time period. Click on the column heading to sort by this value.
  • Producer: The name of the last known organization to have produced these data (e.g., USGS, EarthSat, GLCF)
  • Attr: Any attributes associated with this image are shown here. See Data Attributes for more information.
  • Type: File format of these data. See Data Formats for more information.
  • Location: Description of where these data are located.
Show/Hide Columns: To remove or add columns from the list, click on the "Show/Hide Columns" in the upper right hand corner of the list (as shown in the image on the left). Visible columns will have a • next it. Choose the column to remove it from the list. Once hidden, select the column name again to make it reappear.
Download: To download the selected image, click on the "Download" button found in the "Information Display". This will take you to the directory for this scene on the FTP server where you can choose which files to download.

Note: Results from your search are removed if you quit your web browser or after thirty (30) minutes of inactivity. If your downloads take a long time to complete, register for a free account. This will allow you to save your results into a folder that you can view at any time.
 
Additional Features: When you are logged in, the Workspace screen offers additional features. See Workspace Additional Features or click on Next Topic for more information.



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