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Sentinel-3 OLCI Level-2 marine processing update coming soon

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Sentinel-3 OLCI Level-2 marine processing will be updated on 16 February 2021.

Last Updated

18 February 2021

Published on

04 February 2021

This update constitutes OLCI Collection-3 products (OL_L2M.003.00) and introduces major changes in Level-2 Ocean Colour processing.

The goal of Collection-3 is to achieve accuracy and consistency across OLCI-A and B Ocean Colour products and to introduce several algorithm improvements.

The main updates:

  • System Vicarious Calibration gains are updated in OLCI-A and OLCI-B.
  • Revised Bright Pixel Correction and new Chlorophyll Index algorithm are introduced in the open water processing chain.
  • New Neural Network v.2 is introduced in the complex water processing chain.
  • New and updated flags are available, together with a new flag recommendation for users.

Detailed Collection-3 information is posted in the Product Notice and the Collection-3 Report on the Ocean Colour Services page.

For more information, contact our User Service Helpdesk.