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Sentinel-3 Product Data Format Specification - SRAL/MWR Level 1 products

This document aims to identify and specify the format of the Sentinel 3 SRAL and MWR products for Level 1.

Sentinel-3 Product Data Format Specification - SRAL/MWR Level 2 Land products

This document aims to identify and specify the format of the Sentinel-3 SRAL and MWR products for Level-2 Land.

Sentinel-3 Metadata Specification

This spreadsheet provides the Metadata Specification of Sentinel-3 products.

Sentinel-3 Product Data Format Specification - Product Structures

This document aims to identify and specify the common definitions, structures and conventions of the Sentinel-3 products from Level 0 up to Level 2.

Sentinel-3 Level-0 Product Specifications

This document is for the Product Data Format Specification of the Level-0 Sentinel-3 Core Payload Data Ground Segment Instrument Processing Facility Implementation project.

Sentinel-3A Product Notice - STM Level-1 NRT, STC and NTC

This is a Product Notice for the public release of Sentinel-3 Surface Topography Mission (STM) Level-1A, Level-1BS and Level-1B products at Near Real Time (NRT), Short Time Critical (STC) and Non-Time Critical (NTC) timeliness. The notice describes the Level-1 current status, processing baseline, product quality and limitations, and product availability status.

Sentinel-3A Product Notice - STM Level-2 Land NRT, STC and NTC

This is a Product Notice for the public release of Sentinel-3 Surface Topography Mission (STM) Level-2 Land products at Near Real Time (NRT), Short Time Critical (STC) and Non Time Critical (NTC) timeliness.

The Notice describes the Sentinel-3A STM current status, product quality and limitations, and product availability status. This document is applicable to Sentinel-3A and Sentinel-3B products.

Sentinel-3 SRAL/MWR Surface Topography Mission (STM) Level-2 ATBD

This document is aimed at defining and specifying the "scientific" algorithms used in the Level-2 processing of the Sentinel-3 Surface Topography Mission SRAL and MWR data, which is defined in the L2 Processing Specification document (AD 10).

Sentinel-3 User Handbook

The Sentinel-3 Mission Guide provides a high-level description of the mission objectives, satellite description and ground segment. It also covers an introduction to heritage missions, thematic areas and services, orbit characteristics and coverage, instrument payloads and data products.

Sentinel-3 STM Annual Performance Report - Year 1

This document provides a summary of the end-to-end mission performance since the start of the Sentinel-3 mission and of the main activities carried out by the Sentinel-3 Mission Performance Centre during the first year of the routine operations phase, which began on 1 February 2017.

This report focuses on the altimetry mission.

Impact of ECMWF Model Change CY43R3 on STM products

The operational Integrated Forecasting System (IFS) of the European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF) was upgraded to CY43R3 on 11 July 2017. This technical note provides estimates of the impact of these changes on Sentinel-3's STM products.

GSC Sentinel-3 PDGS Products Definition

This document is intended to provide the description of the Sentinel-3 products that will be generated within the Sentinel-3 Payload Data Ground Segment by the Sentinel-3 Instrument Processing Facilities (IPFs).

Sentinel-3 PDGS File Naming Convention

This Technical Note provides the File Naming Convention adopted by the Sentinel-3 PDGS for the following data classes:

  • Instrument data products, including
    • Level-0 products
    • Higher level data products
  • Auxiliary data

Sentinel-3 STM product evolution for Processing Baseline 2.24

The purpose of this document is to provide an overview of the evolutions of the Sentinel-3A Surface Topography Mission (STM) products since the deployment of the STM Processing Baseline 2.24.

Sentinel-3 Test Data Set Generation report for Level 2 SRAL/MWR IPF

This document is a technical note describing the work performed in the framework of the AD 2 proposal, that is to say the generation of a Sentinel-3 Level 2 Test Data Set within the Sentinel-3 Core Payload Data Ground Segment Instrument Processing Facility Implementation project.