Sentinel-2 MSI User Guide - Security Applications

In tandem with communication and global positioning (GPS) technologies, SENTINEL-2 supports the following security domains:

  • maritime surveillance:
    • sea borders both inside and outside Europe
    • illegal immigration and trafficking surveillance
    • safety sea lane/piracy/sensitive cargo.
  • infrastructure surveillance:
    • land border
    • critical infrastructure (e.g. pipelines).
  • peace-keeping:
    • population monitoring
    • resources (e.g. water).
  • intelligence and early warning
  • crisis management operations.

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