Sentinel-2

Free medium resolution 10 m optical satellite imagery, acquired worldwide with a revisit rate of 5 days. The collection contains data from 2017 to the present.


Overview

Sentinel-2 is an Earth observation mission from the Copernicus programme of the European Space Agency. It provides free imagery acquired by the twin constellation Sentinel-2A and Sentinel-2B at a combined revisit rate of 5 days anywhere on the globe. The datasets are available starting with 2017. See more on the marketplace.

A Sentinel-2 image
A Sentinel-2 image

Geographic coverage

The geographic coverage is global.

Geometry type

This collection accepts AOIs. You will get full scenes intersecting the defined AOI.

Specifications

General

SpecificationDescription
Collection typeCatalog
Product typeOptical
System typeSatellite

Data

SpecificationDescription
Spatial resolution10 m (medium)
20 m (medium)
60 m (low)
Processing levelLevel-2A: an atmospherically corrected and orthorectified surface reflectance product
Bit depth per pixelAcquired at 12-bit and converted to 16-bit in imagery products
Standard deliveryA ZIP file containing the following files:
  • Data (GeoTIFF)
  • Metadata (GeoJSON, JSON, XML)
  • Masks (GeoTIFF)
  • Indexes (GeoTIFF)
  • Visuals (GeoTIFF)
  • Thumbnails (JPEG)

System

SpecificationDescription
Acquisition modeMono
Revisit rateFor the constellation — every 5 days
For each satellite — every 10 days

Band

SpecificationDescription
Spectral band10 m:
  • Band 2: 490 nm (blue)
  • Band 3: 560 nm (green)
  • Band 4: 665 nm (red)
  • Band 8: 842 nm (near-infrared)
20 m:
  • Band 5: 705 nm (vegetation red edge)
  • Band 6: 740 nm (vegetation red edge)
  • Band 7: 783 nm (vegetation red edge)
  • Band 8A: 865 nm (narrow near-infrared)
  • Band 11: 1610 nm (short-wave infrared)
  • Band 12: 2190 nm (short-wave infrared)
60 m:
  • Band 1: 443 nm (coastal aerosol)
  • Band 9: 940 nm (water vapour)
  • Band 10: 1375 nm (short-wave infrared + cirrus)

Geographic reference

SpecificationDescription
Coordinate reference systemUTM-WGS84

Limitations

LimitationValue
AvailabilityEurope — from 2017
Globally — from 2018
Scene size110×110 km

UP42 data products

DescriptionData product IDCollection name
Level-2Ac3de9ed8-f6e5-4bb5-a157-f6430ba756dasentinel-2

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