What kind of atmospheric correction is available?

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We offer two kind of atmospheric correction options:

  1. Statistical runtime optimised - available globally without additional charge.

    Statistical runtime optimised atmospheric correction is based on official Sen2Cor. However, to make global processing feasible, we run the process on anchor scenes and then apply the statistical difference to the neighbourhood tiles. This approach approximates the overall atmospheric conditions pretty well, but does not take into account local specifics, e.g. clouds and terrain.

    You can adjust the settings in WMS Configurator under the layer's "Style parameters" (above), or in e.g. Mosaic Generator as shown below. More about the difference between DOS1 and Full atmospheric correction.

  2. "Officially” Sen2Cor corrected data - We use ESA-distributed data within Europe free of charge but outside of Europe we need to process this additionally, which carries some infrastructure costs (processing, additional storage). Therefore we offer on-demand service, where we monitor specific places in the world and process data with Sen2Cor. This service requires additional payments to the overall Sentinel Hub subscription.

    You can choose the Sentinel-2 Level 2A data source in WMS Configurator.