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A knowledge base for Earth reduces the time it takes for intelligence business decision-making. Ready-to-use, authoritative data layers are available to empower understanding.

Living Atlas of the World

Discover content that supports your work. ArcGIS Living Atlas of the World is the foremost collection of geographic information from around the globe. It includes maps, apps, and ready-to-use data layers. With ArcGIS, you can access these and other content layers:

World imagery

One meter or better resolution aerial and satellite imagery of the world with political boundaries and place-names, great for real-world reference.

Explore world imagery

World terrain

Global multiresolution elevation services for use in analysis, with functions for derived products such as slope, aspect, and hillshade.

Learn about elevation layers

Landsat 8 and GLS

Updated daily, global time series Landsat 8—15 m- and 30 m-resolution multispectral imagery, and archived imagery for five epochs between 1990–2010.

See Earth in a unique way


Updated daily, time series of Sentinel-2 10 m- and 20 m-resolution multispectral imagery with worldwide coverage. See Earth's changes.

View the Sentinel explorer


National Agriculture Imagery Program (NAIP) imagery captured during agricultural growing seasons in the continental United States.

Explore the NAIP

Arctic imagery

Arctic imagery map with 15 m resolution TerraColor imagery for the polar region.

Explore the Arctic

Wayback imagery

An archive of the World Imagery basemap, enabling access to more than 80 different versions of World Imagery captured over the past five years.

See historical imagery

MODIS imagery

The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) is on NASA's Earth Observing System (EOS), Terra (EOS AM), and Aqua (EOS PM) satellites.

See MODIS imagery

Premium imagery content

Esri partners with major imagery providers for accessible imagery holdings and newly acquired data. Here are a few for you to explore:


Provide very high-resolution nadir and oblique imagery over major metropolitan areas in the United States and Australia with a frequent update cycle.

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Vexcel Imaging

High-resolution imagery of the United States, plus metropolitan areas worldwide and all emergency response events.

Access and share your own content

Quickly access content internally or externally for your organization using ArcGIS Image Server or publish and share to ArcGIS Online.

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The eye after a hurricane

Gain a clear view of reality fast with ArcGIS. Imagery is processed and served in minutes, not days.

Remote sensing can assist your project

Explore a wealth of images, powerful apps, and maps that weave interesting stories about our planet and the issues we face.

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