GLAD Landsat ARD Tools V1.1 License and Disclaimer

The GLAD Landsat Analysis Ready Data (ARD) data is available online, with no charges for access and no restrictions on subsequent redistribution or use, as long as the proper citation is provided as specified by the Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY).


Copyright © Global Land Analysis and Discovery Team, University of Maryland


Suggested citation

Global Land Analysis and Discovery team (GLAD). Landsat Analysis Ready Data. Downloaded from on 10/01/2023.


Suggested citation for ARD methodology

Potapov, P., Hansen, M.C., Kommareddy, I., Kommareddy, A., Turubanova, S., Pickens, A., Adusei, B., Tyukavina A., and Ying, Q., 2020. Landsat analysis ready data for global land cover and land cover change mapping. Remote Sens. 2020, 12, 426; doi:10.3390/rs12030426



While the GLAD makes every effort to ensure completeness and consistency of the Landsat ARD product, we acknowledge that it may contain faults and unreadable data. We ask that you notify us immediately of any problems in our data. We will make every effort to correct them.


With respect to the Landsat ARD data available from this service, the GLAD team does not make any warranty, express or implied, including the warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose; nor assumes any legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of the data products.


Although the GLAD team is committed to operational product update and to maintain open data access, our work is contingent on adequate funding and resources. Therefore, this service may be interrupted or canceled at any time without notice.