Exploring 7,781,877 datasets

Collection APIs

Explorer exposes the collections over a Stac 1.0.0 API:

https://explorer.digitalearth.africa/stac

Datacube Resources

Datacube-ready config and metadata can be downloaded from Explorer programatically:
  • A dataset: https://explorer.digitalearth.africa/dataset/Dataset UUID.odc-metadata.yaml
  • A Product: https://explorer.digitalearth.africa/products/Product Name.odc-product.yaml
  • A Metadata Type: https://explorer.digitalearth.africa/metadata-types/Metadata Type Name.odc-type.yaml
  • All Products: https://explorer.digitalearth.africa/products.odc-product.yaml
  • All Metadata Types: https://explorer.digitalearth.africa/metadata-types.odc-type.yaml

Extents and Summaries

Extent data displayed by Explorer can be downloaded as GeoJSON
  • Total footprint https://explorer.digitalearth.africa/api/footprint/Product Name
    https://explorer.digitalearth.africa/api/footprint/Product Name/Year
    https://explorer.digitalearth.africa/api/footprint/Product Name/Year/Month
    https://explorer.digitalearth.africa/api/footprint/Product Name/Year/Month/Day
  • Region footprints https://explorer.digitalearth.africa/api/regions/Product Name
    https://explorer.digitalearth.africa/api/regions/Product Name/Year
    https://explorer.digitalearth.africa/api/regions/Product Name/Year/Month
    https://explorer.digitalearth.africa/api/regions/Product Name/Year/Month/Day
  • Dataset footprints (?limit=500 by default, can be increased up to 4000 on this host) https://explorer.digitalearth.africa/api/datasets/Product Name
    https://explorer.digitalearth.africa/api/datasets/Product Name/Year
    https://explorer.digitalearth.africa/api/datasets/Product Name/Year/Month
    https://explorer.digitalearth.africa/api/datasets/Product Name/Year/Month/Day

Audit and Examine

Much of Explorer's audit pages are available in CSV or text format.
  • Storage information: https://explorer.digitalearth.africa/audit/storage.csv
  • Arriving data summary: https://explorer.digitalearth.africa/arrivals.csv
  • Simple, bash-ready list of names: https://explorer.digitalearth.africa/products.txt
    https://explorer.digitalearth.africa/metadata-types.txt
  • Day query timing information: https://explorer.digitalearth.africa/audit/day-query-times.txt