Data Products and Browse Images
Landsat 7 ETM+ SLC-off data refers to all Landsat 7 images collected after May 31, 2003, when the Scan Line Corrector (SLC) failed.
LandsatLook images are full-resolution .jpeg files that are included as options when downloading Landsat data from EarthExplorer, GloVis, or via the
A custom color stretch is performed on the images, based on individual scene content.
Landsat metadata are stored in a text (MTL.txt) file and delivered with the Data Product download file.
Memory Effect (ME) is an artifact that can be observed as alternating lighter and darker scans. At various times, ME has been known as "banding" or "bright target recovery".
This is an artifact of the browse generation process and is common for scenes that are located over flat, low-contrast areas, such as water, sand, and snow. The actual data will not appear this way.