Minimize Sentinel-3 OLCI Processing Baseline

The following table summarises the evolutions of the processing baseline used to process OLCI-A data since July 2016, end of commissioning phase.

Reference is made to the product notices issued for each release (available on Sentinel Online, in the OLCI document library

 

Processing Baseline

IPF Version

Changes

Date of deployment

S3A: 2.55
S3B: 1.27

OL_1: 06.08
OL_2: 06.12

  • S3A OL_1
    • Geometric Calibration to correct the degraded performances at camera interfaces
    • Dark correction LUTs
  • S3B OL_1
    • Geometric Calibration to correct the degraded performances at camera interfaces
    • Dark correction LUTs

29-Jul-2019

S3A: 2.48
S3B: 1.20

OL_1: 06.08
OL_2: 06.12

  • S3A OL_1
    • Radiometric Gain Model (based on in-flight BRDF model)
    • Dark correction LUTs
    • Bug corrections
  • S3B OL_1
    • Geometric Calibration to correct the along-track drift

10-Apr-2019

S3A: 2.42
S3B: 1.14

OL_1: 06.08
OL_2: 06.12

  • S3A OL_1
    • Update of the Dark Correction Tables to minimize Periodic Noise impact
  • S3B OL_1
    • Geometric and radiometric calibration update

12-Dec-2018

2.38

OL_1: 06.08
OL_2: 06.12

  • Bug corrections

29-Aug-2018

2.29

OL_1: 06.07
OL_2: 06.11

  • Correction of OLCI camera 3 geolocation drift
  • Dark offset coefficient update

13-Mar-2018

2.23

OL_1: 06.07
OL_2: 06.11

  • OLCI L1, L2 ADF and OLCI L2 SW updated for reprocessing
    • Calibration coefficient update
    • Processing Control parameter update (dark coef)
    • Ocean colour parameters update (Marine)
  • OLCI L2 v06.11
    • OLCI L2 GVI now set to zero instead of NaN on bright surfaces
    • In the OLCI L2 inland waters gas correction, the H2O transmittance function average input reflectances over a sliding window now includes inland waters

Before 13-Mar-2018

 

Sentinel-3A OLCI Processing Baseline 2018-2019 Timeline

Sentinel-3 OLCI Processing Baseline 2018 timeline

Sentinel-3B OLCI Processing Baseline 2018-2019 Timeline