[HOT] bulk downloading of OrbView images (was Re: OrbView-3 TMS of Mali (v2), Niger, Bangladesh, Colombia and South Sudan)

maning sambale emmanuel.sambale at gmail.com
Tue May 15 11:02:00 BST 2012


Dear jgc,

Is there a way to download orbview images in bulk.  I have a set of
USGS ID for the images and I want it downloaded in bulk.  The web
interface at EarthExplorer is not too friendly for bulk downloads.

Maybe a permalink somewhere to wget the desired scenes?

On Sat, May 12, 2012 at 6:23 PM, Jean-Guilhem Cailton <jgc at arkemie.com> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> OrbView-3 images of Mali have been reprocessed, to enhance contrast, and
> images of Niger, Bangladesh, Colombia and South Sudan have been made
> available with this same processing. These have mostly 1 m resolution,
> have less than 10% cloud cover and are available freely from USGS with
> L1Gst processing.
>
>
> You can see slippy maps of the imagery there:
>
> - for Bangladesh:
> http://ousm.fr/bangladesh/
>
> - for Mali, Niger and South Sudan:
> http://ousm.fr/africa/
>
> - for Colombia:
> http://ousm.fr/colombia/?layers=0B00TFT
>
>
> These images can be used to map populated places, roads, streets,
> waterways... in areas affected by crises, or for preparedness and
> development.
>
> Please refer to the wiki for how-to use:
> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/OrbView-3#Available_in_editors
>
> and let me know if you have any question.
>
>
> Now I need to buy another disk. :)
>
> Best wishes,
>
> Jean-Guilhem
>
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