The SENTINEL-3 SYN User Guide provides a high level description of the SYN product which relies on the combination of the products of OLCI and SLSTR instruments. It also covers an introduction to relevant application areas, information on data distribution, product formatting and software tools available from ESA.
The categories are:
Gives a brief overview of the SYN heritage in the continuity of the SPOT VEGETATION mission.
Describes the support of the SENTINEL-3 SYN mission to land monitoring and security and climate change monitoring.
- Product Types
Describes the granularity of SENTINEL-3 SYN products distributed to users: Level-2 SYN (surface reflectance and aerosol parameters over land), Level-2 VGP (TOA reflectances) and Level-2 VG1 & V10 (VEGETATION-like products). The Level-1C product is not distributed to users.
- Processing Levels
Illustrates the processing steps from Level-1 to Level-2.
- Resolutions and Coverage
Defines the spatial resolution, the radiometric resolutions and describes the coverage.
- Naming Conventions and Data Formats
Describes the data naming conventions used and introduces the formatting used for SYN Level-2 products.
Provides information on the units, notations and product grids used in the acquisition and processing of SYN products.
For an in-depth description of the mission's products and algorithms