Data Catalogue

Digital Earth Africa hosts a repository of Earth observation datasets spanning continental Africa.

Satellite images

Surface reflectance

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Landsat Collection 2 Level-2 Surface Reflectance

Daily satellite images from Landsat 5, 7, 8 and 9.

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Sentinel-2 Level-2A Surface Reflectance

Daily satellite images from Sentinel-2.

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GeoMAD cloud-free composites

Cloud-free mosaics from Landsat and Sentinel-2 satellites.

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Surface temperature

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Landsat Collection 2 Level-2 Surface Temperature

Surface Temperature from Landsat 5, 7, 8 and 9.

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Radar backscatter

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Sentinel-1 Normalised Radar Backscatter

Synthetic Aperture Radar from Sentinel-1.

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ALOS PALSAR, ALOS-2 PALSAR-2 and JERS-1 SAR Annual Mosaic

Synthetic Aperture Radar annual mosaics from JAXA.

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Land and water

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Water Observations from Space

Individual, annual and historic water observations.

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Cropland extent maps for Africa

Estimated location of croplands.

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Fractional Cover

Green vegetation, non-green vegetation and bare soil for every Landsat image.

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Normalised Difference Vegetation Index (NDVI) Climatology

Long-term average vegetation condition (NDVI) for every Landsat pixel over the African continent

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Rainfall estimates (CHIRPS)

Daily and monthly rainfall estimates from rain gauge and satellite observations.

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Copernicus Global Land Service Global Land Cover at 100m spatial resolution

Copernicus Global Land Service annual land cover layers at 100 m spatial resolution.

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ESRI Global Land Use Land Cover

ESRI 10-meter resolution global land use land cover time series.

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ESA WorldCover

ESA WorldCover global land cover map at 10 m resolution for 2020.

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ESA Climate Change Initiative Land Cover at 300m spatial resolution

ESA Climate Change Initiative Land Cover at 300 m resolution.

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Global Mangrove Watch

Global Mangrove Watch global baseline map of mangroves for 2010 and change maps for 1996, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2015 and 2016.

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Coastal

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DE Africa Coastlines: A Coastline Monitoring Service

Annual shorelines and rates of coastal change along the entire African coastline at a 30 m resolution from 2000 to 2021.

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Elevation

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Copernicus DEM (COP-DEM)

Corpenicus Digital Elevation Model with limited worldwide coverage at 30 metres and global coverage at 90 metres spatial resolution.

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Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM) 1 Arc-Second Global Digital Elevation Model and DEM Derivatives

NASA version 3.0 Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM) global 1 arc second (~30 metre) DEM and Digital Earth Africa SRTM DEM Derivatives.

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External Datasets

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ERA5 Climate Gridded Data

ERA5 global climate reanalysis product by the Copernicus Climate Change Service (C3S) at the ECMWF.

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Global Root-zone moisture Analysis & Forecasting System (GRAFS)

Global Root-zone moisture Analysis & Forecasting System (GRAFS) by the ANU Centre for Water and Landscape Dynamics.

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About the data

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Landsat Collection 2 tiers

How Landsat Collection 2 data tiers are used in Digital Earth Africa.

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If you have any feedback for the DE Africa data and services, please contact us at helpdesk@digitalearthafrica.org.