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OnEarth KML layers The Tiled WMS is used to provide data using the KML 2.1 onRegion update.
The following links use a server side KML to WMS translator that directly maps the data access to the tiled WMS patterns.
http://OnEarth.jpl.nasa.gov/OnEarth_GlobalMosaic.kml is the tiled version of the global 15m Landsat 7 derived WMS Global Mosaic. This is the pseudocolor style, pansharpened, using both infrared and visual bands.
http://OnEarth.jpl.nasa.gov/OnEarth_GM_Visual.kml is the tiled version of the global 15m Landsat 7 derived WMS Global Mosaic, visual. This is the visual style, which uses color derived from the red green and blue spectral and brightness from the panchromatic band.
http://OnEarth.jpl.nasa.gov/OnEarth_DailyPlanet.kml, daily updated 250m per pixel visual images collected by the TERRA MODIS, which crosses the equatorial line around 10AM local time. The time between collection and image updates on this layer can be as short as ten hours, depending on data availability at LAADS Web
http://OnEarth.jpl.nasa.gov/OnEarth_DailyAfternoon.kml, daily updated 250m per pixel visual images collected by the AQUA MODIS, which crosses the equatorial line around 2PM local time. The time between collection and image updates on this layer can be as short as ten hours, depending on data availability at LAADS Web
You can also request a specific day of either the daily_planet or the daily afternoon images, by using a link such as this:
Simply choose daily_planet or daily_afternoon for the "layers" parameter, and add the "time" parameter using the "YYYY-MM-DD" format.
Both layers from the same day can be requested using the "layers=daily_both" parameter.
A number of days can also be requested by providing the time argument in the ISO 8601 repeating interval format, which is "Rx/YYYY-MM-DD/PyYmMdD", where:
x - number of repetitions (day frames)
YYYY - Year
MM - Month
DD - Day
y - Period years
m - period months
d - period days
For example, to see the first ten days of afternoon frames of the LA 2009 Station Fire, use:
Please keep in mind that the GoogleEarth application is limited as far as multiple coverages is concerned, due to relatively slow conversion of the image tiles to the internal format and the 2GB limit of local cache.
http://OnEarth.jpl.nasa.gov/OnEarth_BMNG.kml, the NASA Blue Marble Next Generation, twelve styles of a global 500m per pixel visual composite of MODIS images from 2004, one for each month.
http://OnEarth.jpl.nasa.gov/OnEarth_BMNG_TERRA.kml, The TERRA composite on the background of the current month Blue Marble Next Generation.
All tiled WMS patterns described here can be mapped to KML, the links above cover only a few of the available layers. All KML layers described above are also available grouped into a single file, http://OnEarth.jpl.nasa.gov/OnEarth.kml