The CODE-DE marketplace presents an overview of all activities featured by CODE-DE. Main categories are DATASETS, SERVICES, PROJECTS, TOOLS, and PROCESSORS.

Technically speaking the marketplace is just a summary of the content available from the CODE-DE portal managed by its Content Management System (CMS) . The overview is intended to provide the reader quick and simple information on all relevant CODE-DE components. The individual components provide their own web based management interfaces. The service marketplace links to them. Since we use single sign-on, the user can continue his tasks without interruption.

In addition to the data available on the CODE-DE platform the Spatial Data Infrastructure Germany (GDI-DE) and the Geoportal.DE provide further relevant geodata. More information on Copernicus, the Sentinels, Earth Observation Missions and sensors and related topics can be found on Copernicus.EU.

In the next version, projects, realized in the frame of CODE-DE, as well as processor modules available for new services will be featured on the marketplace. At the moment these pages have no content, the message "Your search yielded no results" is returned.

Datasets

The Service Marketplace includes a JavaScript based CSW client which allows creating CSW queries for the Discovery Service of the CODE-DE infrastructure. The Discovery Service returns metadata entries that are INSPIRE conform about products from the collaborative platform as well as third-party missions.

The Global Urban Footprint® (GUF®) dataset is based on the radar (SAR) satellite imagery of the German satellites TerraSAR-X and TanDEM-X. By creating the GUF database, scientists at the German Remote Sensing Data Center (DFD) of the German Aerospace Center (DLR) have succeeded in using a newly developed method to generate a global raster map of the world’s built-up pattern in a so far unprecedented spatial resolution of about 12m per raster cell.

Using a fully automated processing system, a global coverage of more than 180,000 very high resolution SAR images (3m ground resolution) has been analyzed acquired between 2010 and 2013. Thereby, the backscatter amplitudes of the SAR data have been used in combination with derived textural information to delineate human settlements in a highly automated, complex decision-making process. The evaluation procedure based mainly on radar signals detects the characteristic vertical structures of human habitations – primarily built-up areas. In addition, auxiliary data such as digital elevation models have been included to improve the classification process. In total, over 20 million datasets were processed with a combined volume of about 320 terabytes. The final global maps show three coverage categories (e. g. in a B&W representation): Built-up areas (vertical structures only) in black, non-built-up surfaces in white, areas of no coverage by TSX/TDX satellites (NoData) as most parts of the oceans in grey.

The final product has been optimized for fast online access through web services by merging the 5° x 5° GUF tiles into a single global mosaic. Furthermore reduced resolution overviews have been generated with an interpolation algorithm, that computes the average value of all contribution pixels. The global mosaic uses PackBits compression to reduce file size.

(GUF® and Global Urban Footprint® are protected as trademarks.)

Date of last change
24-05-2017 06:37:44

The Global Urban Footprint® (GUF®) dataset is based on the radar (SAR) satellite imagery of the German satellites TerraSAR-X and TanDEM-X. Using a fully automated processing system, the so-called Urban Footprint Processor, a global coverage of more than 180,000 very high resolution SAR images (3m ground resolution) has been analyzed, mainly acquired between 2010 and 2013. Thereby, the backscatter amplitudes of the SAR data have been used in combination with derived textural information to delineate human settlements in a highly automated, complex decision-making process. In addition, auxiliary data such as digital elevation models have been included to improve the classification process. The data collection of satellite imagery was performed mainly between 2011 and 2012 (93 %), with single scenes with more recent acquisition dates (of 2013 / 2014) used to fill data gaps.
For more details see:
Esch, T., Marconcini, M., Felbier, A., Roth, A., Heldens, W., Huber, M., Schwinger, M., Taubenböck, H., Müller, A., Dech, S. (2013) Urban Footprint Processor – Fully Automated Processing Chain Generating Settlement Masks from Global Data of the TanDEM-X Mission. IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters, Vol. 10, No. 6, November 2013. Pp. 1617-1621. ISSN 1545-598X, DOI 10.1109/LGRS.2013.2272953 (see: http://elib.dlr.de/83318/ )

This collection contains Sentinel-1 Level-2 Ocean (OCN) products for wind, wave and currents applications which may consist of the following geophysical components: Ocean Wind field (OWI), Ocean Swell spectra (OSW), and Surface Radial Velocity (RVL). The availability of components depends on the acquisition mode. Sentinel-1 is a polar-orbiting, all-weather, day-and-night C-band radar imaging mission funded by the European Union and carried out by the ESA within the Copernicus Programme, consisting of a constellation of two satellites.

Sensor: C-SAR (Synthetic Aperture Radar)
Repeat rate: 12 days (1 satellite), 6 days (2 satellites)
Launch date: 03 April 2014
Archiving start date: 12 April 2014
Mission Status: ongoing

Terms and conditions for the use of Sentinel data
https://scihub.copernicus.eu/twiki/pub/SciHubWebPortal/TermsConditions/T...

Sentinel-1 Mission Overview
https://sentinel.esa.int/web/sentinel/missions/sentinel-1

Sentinel-1 Level-2 OCN Products Overview
https://earth.esa.int/web/sentinel/technical-guides/sentinel-1-sar/produ...

Spatial resolution of Sentinel-1 Level-2 OCN data:
https://sentinels.copernicus.eu/web/sentinel/user-guides/sentinel-1-sar/...

File format of measurement data: netCDF
Suggested software: ESA SNAP/Sentinel Toolbox (http://step.esa.int/main/download/) Please note: Support for OCN-data is still limited.

Sentinel-1 acquisition plans:
https://sentinel.esa.int/web/sentinel/missions/sentinel-1/observation-sc...

Date of last change
27-04-2017 01:09:29

Sentinel-1 Level-2 Ocean (OCN) products consist of geo-located geophysical components derived from Level-1. OCN products are generated from all four Sentinel-1 imaging modes. From Stripmap (SM) and Wave (WV) modes, the OCN product will contain all three components. From Interferometric Wide Swath (IW) and Extra Wide Swath (EW) modes, the OCN product will only contain the OWI and RVL components.

This collection contains Sentinel-1 Level-1 Ground Range Detected (GRD) products which consist of focused SAR data that have been detected, multi-looked and projected to ground range using an Earth ellipsoid model. Sentinel-1 is a polar-orbiting, all-weather, day-and-night C-band radar imaging mission funded by the European Union and carried out by the ESA within the Copernicus Programme, consisting of a constellation of two satellites.

Sensor: C-SAR (Synthetic Aperture Radar)
Repeat rate: 12 days (1 satellite), 6 days (2 satellites)
Launch date: 03 April 2014
Archive start date: 12 April 2014
Mission Status: ongoing

Terms and conditions for the use of Sentinel data
https://scihub.copernicus.eu/twiki/pub/SciHubWebPortal/TermsConditions/T...

Sentinel-1 Mission Overview
https://sentinel.esa.int/web/sentinel/missions/sentinel-1

Sentinel-1 Level-1 GRD Products Overview
https://earth.esa.int/web/sentinel/technical-guides/sentinel-1-sar/produ...

Spatial resolution of Sentinel-1 Level-1 GRD data
https://sentinels.copernicus.eu/web/sentinel/user-guides/sentinel-1-sar/...

File format of measurement data: GeoTIFF
Suggested software: ESA SNAP/Sentinel Toolbox http://step.esa.int/main/download/

Sentinel-1 acquisition plans:
https://sentinel.esa.int/web/sentinel/missions/sentinel-1/observation-sc...

Date of last change
27-04-2017 01:09:29

Sentinel-1 Level-1 Ground Range Detected (GRD) products consist of focused SAR data that has been detected, multi-looked and projected to ground range using an Earth ellipsoid model.

This collection contains Sentinel-2 Level-1C products which consist of top-of-atmosphere reflectances in cartographic geometry. Sentinel-2 is a wide-swath, high-resolution, multi-spectral imaging mission developed by ESA as part of the Copernicus Programme, supporting the Copernicus Land Monitoring services, including the monitoring of vegetation, soil and water cover, as well as the observation of inland waterways and coastal areas. The full Sentinel-2 mission comprises two polar-orbiting satellites in the same orbit, phased at 180° to each other.

Sensor: MSI (Multispectral Instrument)
Repeat rate: 10 days
Launch date: 23 June 2015
Archiving start date: 27 June 2015
Mission Status: ongoing

Terms and conditions for the use of Sentinel data
https://scihub.copernicus.eu/twiki/pub/SciHubWebPortal/TermsConditions/T...

Sentinel-2 Mission Overview
https://sentinel.esa.int/web/sentinel/missions/sentinel-2

Sentinel-2 Level-1C Processing Overview
https://earth.esa.int/web/sentinel/technical-guides/sentinel-2-msi/level...

Sentinel-2 Level-1C spatial resolution
https://sentinels.copernicus.eu/web/sentinel/user-guides/sentinel-2-msi/...

Sentinel-2 Level-1C radiometric resolution and band numbering
https://sentinels.copernicus.eu/web/sentinel/user-guides/sentinel-2-msi/...

File format of measurement data: JPEG2000
Suggested software: ESA SNAP/Sentinel Toolbox (http://step.esa.int/main/download/)

Sentinel-2 acquisition plans:
https://sentinels.copernicus.eu/web/sentinel/missions/sentinel-2/acquisi...

Date of last change
27-04-2017 01:09:29

The processing of Sentinel-2 Level-1C products is based on the Level-1B product and includes radiometric and geometric corrections including orthorectification and spatial registration on a global reference system with sub-pixel accuracy. The quality of generated products is assessed by the On Line Quality Control (OLQC) functionality. The OLQC performs essential quality checks on each product generated by the processing chain. The results of the quality checks are presented as XML reports and GML quality masks.

Services

These services include search and access (see also DATASETS), browsing imagery, downloading and processing (available from mid-2017). Application projects

Copernicus is a European system for monitoring the Earth. Data is collected by different sources, including Earth observation satellites and in-situ sensors. The data is processed and provides reliable and up-to-date information about six thematic areas: land, marine, atmosphere, climate change, emergency management and security. The land theme is divided into four main components:

Global
The Global Land Service provides a series of bio-geophysical products on the status and evolution of the land surface at global scale at mid and low spatial resolution. The products are used to monitor the vegetation, the water cycle and the energy budget.

Pan-European
The pan-European component provides information about the land cover and land use (LC/LU), land cover and land use changes and land cover characteristics. The latter includes information about imperviousness, forests, natural grasslands, wetlands, and permanent water bodies.

Local
The local component focuses on different hotspots, i.e. areas that are prone to specific environmental challenges and problems. This includes detailed LC/LU information for the larger EU cities (Urban Atlas), riparian zones along European river networks and NATURA 2000 sites. It will also include maps of coastal areas.

In-situ
All of the Copernicus services need access to in-situ data in order to ensure an efficient and effective use of Copernicus space-borne data. Next to data provided by participating countries, Earth observation from space also yields pan-European reference datasets, such as a Digital Elevation Model.

The Copernicus Marine Environment Monitoring Service (CMEMS) provides regular and systematic reference information on the physical state, variability and dynamics of the ocean and marine ecosystems for the global ocean and the European regional seas.

The observations and forecasts produced by the service support all marine applications. For instance, the provision of data on currents, winds and sea ice help to improve ship routing services, offshore operations or search and rescue operations, thus contributing to marine safety.
The service also contributes to the protection and the sustainable management of living marine resources in particular for aquaculture, fishery research or regional fishery organisations.
Physical and marine biogeochemical components are useful for water quality monitoring and pollution control. Sea level rise helps to assess coastal erosion. Sea surface temperature is one of the primary physical impacts of climate change and has direct consequences on marine ecosystems.

As a result of this, the service supports a wide range of coastal and marine environment applications. Many of the data delivered by the service (e.g. temperature, salinity, sea level, currents, wind and sea ice) also play a crucial role in the domain of weather, climate and seasonal forecasting.

Some of today’s most important environmental concerns relate to the composition of the atmosphere. The increasing concentration of the greenhouse gases and the cooling effect of aerosol are prominent drivers of a changing climate, but the extent of their impact is often still uncertain.

At the Earth’s surface, aerosols, ozone and other reactive gases such as nitrogen dioxide determine the quality of the air around us, affecting human health and life expectancy, the health of ecosystems and the fabric of the built environment. Ozone distributions in the stratosphere influence the amount of ultraviolet radiation reaching the surface. Dust, sand, smoke and volcanic aerosols affect the safe operation of transport systems and the availability of power from solar generation, the formation of clouds and rainfall, and the remote sensing by satellite of land, ocean and atmosphere.

To address these environmental concerns there is a need for data and processed information. The Copernicus Atmosphere Monitoring Service (CAMS) has been developed to meet these needs, aiming at supporting policymakers, business and citizens with enhanced atmospheric environmental information.

Copernicus EMS - Mapping provides all actors involved in the management of natural disasters, man-made emergency situations and humanitarian crises, with timely and accurate geospatial information derived from satellite remote sensing and completed by available in situ or open data sources. The information generated by the service can be used as supplied (e.g. as digital or printed map outputs). It may be further combined with other data sources (e.g. as digital feature sets in a geographic information system). In both cases it may support geospatial analysis and decision making processes of emergency managers. Copernicus EMS - Mapping is provided during all phases of the emergency management cycle, in two temporal modes, and free of charge for the users. It can be activated only by authorised users.

Tools

CODE-DE provides useful tools like the Sentinel toolboxes. Tools that are externally hosted will be linked; other tools can be directly downloaded from the marketplace. For information on how to use these tools in the frame of CODE-DE check the user manual or contact HelpDesk.

TIMESAT is a software package for analysing time-series of satellite sensor data.

TIMESAT has been developed to investigate the seasonality of satellite time-series data and their relationship with dynamic properties of vegetation, such as phenology and temporal development. The temporal domain holds important information about short- and long-term vegetation changes. TIMESAT was originally intended for handling noisy time-series of AVHRR NDVI data and to extract seasonality information from the data. The program now has the capability to handle different types of remotely sensed time-series , e.g. data from Terra/MODIS at different time resolutions. It has also been tested with eddy covariance data and moisture data, although these applications are not the main target.

Date of last change
07-03-2017 02:29:51

Per Jönsson, Malmö University; Lars Eklundh, Lund University

SAGA - System for Automated Geoscientific Analyses - is a Geographic Information System (GIS) software with immense capabilities for geodata processing and analysis.

SAGA is programmed in the object oriented C++ language and supports the implementation of new functions with a very effective Application Programming Interface (API). Functions are organised as modules in framework independent Module Libraries and can be accessed via SAGA’s Graphical User Interface (GUI) or various scripting environments (shell scripts, Python, R, ...).

Date of last change
07-03-2017 02:30:19

SAGA User Group Asssociation

The software Fmask (Function of mask) is used for automated clouds, cloud shadows, and snow masking for Landsat (4, 5, 7, and 8) and Sentinel-2 data.

This package implements the Fmask algorithm as a Python module. It is intended that this can be wrapped in a variety of main programs which can handle the local details of how the image files are named and organised, and is intended to provide maximum flexibility. It should not be tied to expecting the imagery to be layed out in a particular manner. This modular design also simplifies the use of the same core algorithm on either Landsat and Sentinel imagery. The wrapper programs take care of differences in file organisation and metadata formats, while the core algorithm is the same for both

Date of last change
07-03-2017 02:30:44

Neil Flood, Sam Gillingham

Sen2Three is a level 3 processor for the Spatio-Temporal Synthesis of bottom of atmosphere corrected Sentinel-2 level 2a images, as they are generated by the Sen2Cor application.

Sen2Three takes time series of level 2a images of certain geographical areas (tiles) as input and generates a synthetic output image by replacing step by step all “bad” pixels of previous input images with the collocated “good” pixels of scenes following in time.

Date of last change
07-03-2017 02:31:18

European Space Agency (ESA)