xlandsat.datasets.fetch_momotombo(untar=False, level=2)[source]#

Download a sample scene from the December 2015 Momotombo volcano eruption

This is a cropped version of a Landsat 8 scene from 2015/12/05. It was taken during the December 2015 eruption of Momotombo volcano, Nicaragua.

The scene was downloaded from USGS Earth Explorer. Original data are in the public domain and are redistributed here in accordance with the Landsat Data Distribution Policy.

Source: https://doi.org/10.6084/m9.figshare.21931089.v3 (CC0)

  • untar (bool) – If True, unpack the tar archive after downloading and return a path to the folder containing the unpacked files instead. Default is False.

  • level (int) – Which level of data to load. Default is to load Level 2 surface reflectance data. Can also be Level 1 top-of-the-atmosphere reflectance.


path (str) – The path to the downloaded .tar file that contains the scene.