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
Sentinel-3 Mission Overview
Sentinel-3 OLCI Level-1 Products Overview
Spatial resolution of Sentinel-3 Level-1B data:
Radiometric resolution and band numbering:
File format of measurement data: netCDF
Suggested software: ESA SNAP/Sentinel Toolbox (http://step.esa.int/main/download/)
Sentinel-3 OLCI coverage:
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.