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SENTINEL-2 Acronyms
Acronym Explanation
BOA Bottom Of Atmosphere
Cal / Val Calibration / Validation
CC Coordinating Centre
CEOS Committee on Earth Observation Satellites
CMOS Complementary Metal Oxide Semiconductor
CSM Calibration and Shutter Mechanism
DEM Digital Elevation Model
ECMWF European Centre for Medium-range Weather Forecasts
ESA European Space Agency
ESL Expert Support Laboratories
FOS Flight Operation Segment
FT Fourier Transform
GCP Ground Control Point
GIPP Ground Image Processing Parameter
GML Geography Mark-up Language
GPP Ground Prototype Processor
GRI Global Reference Image
GSD Ground Sampling Distance
IAS Image Algorithmic Software
IQP Image Quality Processor
JPEG Joint Photographic Experts Group
Mbit/s Megabit per second
MCT Mercury Cadmium Telluride
MPC Mission Performance Centre
MSI Multi Spectral Instrument
MSLP Mean Sea Level Pressure
MTF Modulation Transfer Function
NRT Near Real Time
NUC Non Uniformity Coefficient
OBCD On-Board Configuration Data
OGCD On Ground Configuration Data
OLQC OnLine Quality Control
PDD Products Document Definition
PDGS Payload Data Ground Segment
PDI Product Data Item
QA4EO Quality Assurance Framework for Earth Observation
ROI Region Of Interest
SPOT Satellite Pour l'Observation de la Terre
SRTM Shuttle Radar Topographic Mission
SWIR Short Wave Infrared
TCO3 Total Column Ozone
TCWV Total Column Water Vapour
TMA Three-Mirror Anastigmat
TOA Top Of Atmosphere
UTM Universal Transverse Mercator
VNIR Visible and Near Infrared
WICOM Wavelets Image Compression Module
WGS84 World Geodetic System 1984
XML Extensible Mark-up Language