Minimize Level-2 Processing Overview

The SLSTR Level-2 processing is divided into three main sub-chains, each activated by a specific switch included in the configuration parameters:

The major functional elements of the Level-2 processor

In addition to these main processes:

  • a section is dedicated to checking Level-1B files and auxiliary files. Their presence and self-consistency are verified.
  • a common section gathers general functions as derived pixel-by-pixel estimates of radiance, BT, radiance uncertainty and BT uncertainty for channel S2, S3, S6 to S9, F1 and F2.
  • a product formatting section populates and writes the product metadata and data fields.