Sentinel-2 L2A Visual (GeoTIFF)

Provides Sentinel-2 L2A clipped data in GeoTIFF format.

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A data block that provides clipped RGB composite Sentinel-2 images at processing Level-2A. These images are acquired by the twin constellation Sentinel-2A and 2B at a combined revisit rate of 5 days anywhere on the globe. The datasets are available starting with 2017.

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Sentinel-2 L2A image
Sentinel-2 L2A image

Technical information

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  • Vectorization

Geographic coverage

The geographic coverage is global.

Dataset information

Data providerAmazon Web Services
Image typeOptical
Acquisition modeMono
Geometric processing levelOrtho
Radiometric processing levelBottom-of-Atmosphere corrected reflectance product
Revisit frequencyEvery 5 days (for Constellation)
Every 10 days (for each satellite)
Data availabilityApril 2017-present (Europe)
December 2018-present (globally)
Spatial resolution10 m
Spectral bandsBand 2 - Blue
Band 3 - Green
Band 4 - Red
File formatCloud optimized GeoTIFF
Bit depth per pixel8-bit
Coordinate systemUTM zone of the image location
Can be reused in an UP42 workflowYes

For more information about the Sentinel-2 images, please refer to the User Guide.

How it works

Supported JSON parametersDefault valueMinMaxExamples
idsnulln.a.n.a."ids": ["S2A_MSIL2A_20210614T090551_N0300_R050_T35TML_20210614T143734"]
time"2018-01-01T00:00:00+00:00/2021-12-31T23:59:59+00:00"01.04.2017present"time": "2017-04-01T00:00:00+00:00/2017-04-30T23:59:59+00:00"
limit11n.a."limit": 80
max_cloud_cover1000100"max_cloud_cover": 20
bbox/contains/intersectsnulln.a.n.a.Please check the examples from the JSON parameters.


Example based on a workflow created with the data block Sentinel-2 L2A Visual (GeoTIFF):




To know more please check the block capabilities specifications.