MODIS (or Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer) is a key instrument aboard the Terra (EOS AM) and Aqua (EOS PM) satellites. Terra's orbit around the Earth is timed so that it passes from north to south across the equator in the morning, while Aqua passes south to north over the equator in the afternoon. Terra MODIS and Aqua MODIS are viewing the entire Earth's surface every 1 to 2 days, acquiring data in 36 spectral bands, or groups of wavelengths (see MODIS Technical Specifications). These data will improve our understanding of global dynamics and processes occurring on the land, in the oceans, and in the lower atmosphere. MODIS is playing a vital role in the development of validated, global, interactive Earth system models able to predict global change accurately enough to assist policy makers in making sound decisions concerning the protection of our environment (from http://modis.gsfc.nasa.gov/).
On January 16, 2001 the antenna was installed on the roof of the DLR German Remote Sensing Data Center building in Oberpfaffenhofen and put into operation for MODIS reception (see http://www.dlr.de/eoc/en/desktopdefault.aspx/tabid-7251/12237_read-29022/ for more details).
This mosaic has been generated from TERRA and AQUA products between 30 Sept. to 03 Oct. 2011

Date of last change
11-06-2018 06:44:09

Please refer to http://www.dlr.de/eoc/en/desktopdefault.aspx/tabid-7251/12237_read-29022/ for more details. The MODIS data used in this product were obtained through the online Data Pool at the NASA Land Processes Distributed Active Archive Center (LP DAAC), USGS/Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center, Sioux Falls, South Dakota (https://lpdaac.usgs.gov/get_data).

This collection contains Sentinel-3 Level-1 products recorded by the OLCI (Ocean and Land Colour) instrument. The data consist of top-of-atmosphere radiances, ortho-geolocated and re-sampled onto an along-track and across-track grid. The Sentinel-3 mission, jointly operated by ESA and EUMETSAT, is designed as a constellation of two identical polar orbiting satellites, separated by 180°, for the provision of long-term operational marine and land monitoring services.

Sensor: OLCI (Ocean Land Colour Instrument)
Revisit time: <2 days at the equator
Launch date: 16 February 2016
Archiving start date: 29 February 2016
Mission Status: ongoing

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

Sentinel-3 Mission Overview
https://sentinel.esa.int/web/sentinel/missions/sentinel-3

Sentinel-3 OLCI Level-1 Products Overview
https://sentinel.esa.int/web/sentinel/technical-guides/sentinel-3-olci/l...

Spatial resolution of Sentinel-3 Level-1B data:
https://sentinels.copernicus.eu/web/sentinel/user-guides/sentinel-3-olci...

Radiometric resolution and band numbering:
https://sentinels.copernicus.eu/web/sentinel/user-guides/sentinel-3-olci...

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

Sentinel-3 OLCI coverage:
https://sentinel.esa.int/web/sentinel/user-guides/sentinel-3-olci/coverage

Date of last change
25-04-2018 04:10:47

The Sentinel-3 OLCI Level-1 processing is divided into three processing modes. Earth Observation mode deals with Level-0 products to compute radiometric measurements for each OLCI band. Radiometric and spectral calibration processing modes aim to compute calibration coefficients. Please see: https://sentinels.copernicus.eu/web/sentinel/technical-guides/sentinel-3... for further details.

This collection contains Sentinel-3 Level-1 products derived from the Sea and Land Surface Temperature Radiometer (SLSTR). The data consist of radiances and brightness temperatures for each pixel in a regular image grid, each view and each SLSTR channel, plus annotations data associated with SLSTR pixels. The Sentinel-3 mission, jointly operated by ESA and EUMETSAT, is designed as a constellation of two identical polar orbiting satellites, separated by 180°, for the provision of long-term operational marine and land monitoring services.

Sensor: SLSTR (Sea and Land Surface Temperature Radiometer)
Revisit time: <2 days at the equator
Launch date: 16 February 2016
Archiving start date: 29 February 2016
Mission Status: ongoing

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

Sentinel-3 Mission Overview
https://sentinel.esa.int/web/sentinel/missions/sentinel-3

Sentinel-3 SLSTR Level-1 Products Overview and Processing Levels
https://sentinel.esa.int/web/sentinel/technical-guides/sentinel-3-slstr/...
https://sentinels.copernicus.eu/web/sentinel/user-guides/sentinel-3-slst...

Spatial resolution of Sentinel-3 SLSTR data:
https://sentinels.copernicus.eu/web/sentinel/user-guides/sentinel-3-slst...

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

Sentinel-3 SLSTR coverage:
https://sentinel.esa.int/web/sentinel/user-guides/sentinel-3-slstr/coverage

This collection contains Sentinel-3 Level-2 Land products derived from the Sea and Land Surface Temperature Radiometer (SLSTR). The data consist of land surface parameters, including the land surface temperature (LST), generated on a 1 km measurement grid. The Sentinel-3 mission, jointly operated by ESA and EUMETSAT, is designed as a constellation of two identical polar orbiting satellites, separated by 180°, for the provision of long-term operational marine and land monitoring services.

Sensor: SLSTR (Sea and Land Surface Temperature Radiometer)
Revisit time: <2 days at the equator
Launch date: 16 February 2016
Archiving start date: 29 February 2016
Mission Status: ongoing

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

Sentinel-3 Mission Overview
https://sentinel.esa.int/web/sentinel/missions/sentinel-3

Sentinel-3 SLSTR Level-1 Products Overview and Processing Levels
https://sentinel.esa.int/web/sentinel/technical-guides/sentinel-3-slstr/...
https://sentinels.copernicus.eu/web/sentinel/user-guides/sentinel-3-slst...

Spatial resolution of Sentinel-3 SLSTR data:
https://sentinels.copernicus.eu/web/sentinel/user-guides/sentinel-3-slst...

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

Sentinel-3 SLSTR coverage:
https://sentinel.esa.int/web/sentinel/user-guides/sentinel-3-slstr/coverage

This collection contains Sentinel-3 Level-2 Land products derived from the OLCI (Ocean and Land Colour) instrument. The data consist of land and atmospheric geophysical products at full (~300m) and reduced (~1.2km) resolutions. The Sentinel-3 mission, jointly operated by ESA and EUMETSAT, is designed as a constellation of two identical polar orbiting satellites, separated by 180°, for the provision of long-term operational marine and land monitoring services.

Sensor: OLCI (Ocean Land Colour Instrument)
Revisit time: <2 days at the equator
Launch date: 16 February 2016
Archiving start date: 29 February 2016
Mission Status: ongoing

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

Sentinel-3 Mission Overview
https://sentinel.esa.int/web/sentinel/missions/sentinel-3

Sentinel-3 OLCI Level-2 Products Overview and Processing Levels
https://sentinel.esa.int/web/sentinel/technical-guides/sentinel-3-olci/l...
https://sentinels.copernicus.eu/web/sentinel/user-guides/sentinel-3-olci...

Spatial resolution of Sentinel-3 OLCI data:
https://sentinels.copernicus.eu/web/sentinel/user-guides/sentinel-3-olci...

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

Sentinel-3 OLCI coverage:
https://sentinel.esa.int/web/sentinel/user-guides/sentinel-3-olci/coverage

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
04-05-2018 01:52:14

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 Single Look Complex (SLC) products which consist of focused SAR data that are geo-referenced using orbit and attitude data from the satellite, and provided in slant-range geometry. 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-1 SLC Products Overview
https://earth.esa.int/web/sentinel/technical-guides/sentinel-1-sar/produ...

Spatial resolution of Sentinel-1 Level-1 SLC 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
04-05-2018 01:49:58

The Sentinel-1 Level-1 SLC products include a single look in each dimension using the full available signal bandwidth and complex samples (real and imaginary) preserving the phase information. The products have been geo-referenced using the orbit and attitude data from the satellite and have been corrected for azimuth bi-static delay, elevation antenna pattern and range spreading loss.

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
04-05-2018 01:50:59

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.

The RapidEye RESA Germany Mosaic provides a nearly cloud-free view of the country’s geography, natural resources, and infrastructure. It is composed of 374,240 sqkm of multi-spectral RapidEye imagery, acquired between April and October 2015. The product is being provided in the framework of the RapidEye Science Archive (RESA) agreement.

Co-funded by the German Federal Government, the fleet of RapidEye satellites were launched from the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan in 2008. The satellites are now owned by Planet Labs, Inc. The RapidEye Earth observation system comprises five satellites equipped with high-resolution optical sensors. With a spatial resolution of 6.5 m the 5-band instruments operate in the visible and near-infrared portions of the electromagnetic spectrum. With its high repetition rate the RapidEye constellation can image each point on the Earth’s at least once per day.

Date of last change
09-04-2018 08:37:19

RapidEye Mosaic products consist of multiple RapidEye image takes that have been orthorectified
and radiometrically color balanced to a uniform appearance that are then assembled to create a single,
seamless large area image. For details see: https://www.planet.com/assets/pdfs/1606.08_Spec_Sheet_RE%20Mosaics_Lette...

The temporal feature extraction product is a Germany-wide dataset including temporal statistics of Sentinel-2 Level 1C products of an entire year and derived spectral indices. The product can for example be used to detect changes in land use and land cover in a quantitative manner.

File format of value added product: GeoTIFF

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: 5 days (with two satellites)
Launch dates: 23 June 2015 (Sentinel-2A), 07 March 2017 (Sentinel-2B)
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 acquisition plans:
https://sentinels.copernicus.eu/web/sentinel/missions/sentinel-2/acquisi...

Date of last change
15-11-2018 01:52:56

The Temporal Feature Extraction product is based on the processing of time-series Sentinel-2 MSI Level 1C data.

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: 5 days (with two satellites)
Launch dates: 23 June 2015 (Sentinel-2A), 07 March 2017 (Sentinel-2B)
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
19-11-2018 11:58:48

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.

This collection contains Sentinel-2 Level-2A products which consist of bottom-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: 5 days (with two satellites)
Launch dates: 23 June 2015 (Sentinel-2A), 07 March 2017 (Sentinel-2B)
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-2A Processing Overview
https://earth.esa.int/web/sentinel/technical-guides/sentinel-2-msi/level...

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

Sentinel-2 Level-2A 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
26-11-2018 02:49:31

The Level-2A operational processor generates, from algorithms of scene classification and atmospheric correction, Level-2A (BOA reflectance) products from Level-1C products.

This product contains the atmospherically corrected water albedo product of a Sentinel-2 Level 1C scene. A water-land-cloud mask based on analysis of the atmospherically corrected scene on water, land and cloud specific spectral properties is also delivered.

The product is initially provided for the region of Hamburg.

The albedo product consists of the Sentinel-2 Level 1C bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 8a, 11, and 12 at 10 m spatial resolution, where a change of 1 digit is equivalent to a change of 0.0001 (0.01 %) in reflectance. The mask product has 10 m spatial resolution with values 0 (land), 1 (water), and 2 (cloud).

File format of value added product: ENVI BIL

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: 5 days (with two satellites)
Launch dates: 23 June 2015 (Sentinel-2A), 07 March 2017 (Sentinel-2B)
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 acquisition plans:
https://sentinels.copernicus.eu/web/sentinel/missions/sentinel-2/acquisi...

Date of last change
15-11-2018 01:56:50

The processing of the Sentinel-2 Maritime Product is based on the Level-1C product.

This collection contains cloud-filtered monthly composites of Sentinel-2 Level 1C data. 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.

File format: NetCDF

Sensor: MSI (Multispectral Instrument)
Repeat rate: 5 days (with two satellites)
Launch dates: 23 June 2015 (Sentinel-2A), 07 March 2017 (Sentinel-2B)
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 spatial resolution
https://sentinels.copernicus.eu/web/sentinel/user-guides/sentinel-2-msi/...

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

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

Date of last change
15-11-2018 01:52:21

The processing of the Sentinel-2 Cloud Filtered Mosaic is based on the Level-1C product and includes radiometric and geometric corrections including orthorectification.