Landsat GeoCover Mosaics

Data Access

The GeoCover mosaic is a global set of regional images mosaicked from the Landsat GeoCover data set. This project was designed at NASA Stennis Space Center ( It is also called GeoCover circa 1990 and circa 2000.

How to Cite This Data Set

Citation Format: Author (Publication Date), Collection Name, Image Name,Processing Level, Publisher Location, Publisher Location, Product Coverage Date.

Citation Parameters Example:

  • Author: MDA Federal
  • Publication Date: 2004
  • Collection Name: Landsat GeoCover {specify 2000/ETM+ or 1990/TM} Edition Mosaics
  • Product Name: Tile {specify #}
  • Version: 1.0
  • Publisher: USGS
  • Publisher Location: Sioux Falls, South Dakota
  • Product Coverage Date: {specify 2000 or 1990}

Full Example Citation: MDA Federal (2004), Landsat GeoCover ETM+ 2000 Edition Mosaics Tile N-03-05.ETM-EarthSat-MrSID, 1.0, USGS, Sioux Falls, South Dakota, 2000.

Intellectual Property Rights

USGS & NASA; use is free to all; The U.S. Government holds the ultimate ownership. See USGS Citation for further details.


Source for this data set is the Global Land Cover Facility,

Geocover Subsets
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