National Sentinel-2 Mosaic

By trygveh | Tue, 03/31/2020 - 09:08

The Norwegian Mapping Authority (Kartverket) has produced a cloud free national mosaic from Copernicus Sentinel-2 Level-2A data which has free access and is openly available. The dataset is found here. The mosaic is composed of Sentinel-2 data from June 30 to July 31, 2018. The mosaic consists of the frequency bands B2 to B8, B8A, B11, and B12. The data type is unsigned integer 16. Ancillary vector data is included yielding the dates for the individual tiles.

Magazine with special issue on satellite data

By trygveh | Thu, 01/09/2020 - 09:33

A new issue on the magazine "Posisjon" - a magazine edited by GeoForum - was published late 2019. The topic of the issue was "satellite data". The articles was in general focusing on the Copernicus satellites and applications derived from their measurements like detection and characterization of snow, floods, vulcanic ash, forestry, etc. 

Publication of data management system in

By trygveh | Thu, 01/09/2020 - 08:42

Recently, a peer-review publication describing the underlying concept and Data Manangement system for was published. The research paper is entitled The Norwegian National Ground Segment; Preservation, Distribution and Exploitation of Sentinel Data.