Sentinel-2 L1C and L2A RGB composite


Sentinel-2 L1C and L2A RGB composite

This service performs RGB band combination from user defined bands of the Sentinel-2 MSI L1C or L2A products (up to 4 - full tiles) provided as input.

EO sources supported

This service supports as input the Sentinel-2 L1A and Sentinel-2 L2A products.

Output specifications

The service provides the following output product.

Output – Sentinel-2 L1C and L2A RGB composite
Correspondent file Sentinel-2 RGB composite
Raster format GeoTIFF
resolution Native
Projection types EPSG:3857 - WGS84 – Pseudo Mercator
Output Filename example Natural Colors - Quicklook (2020-08-13T10:08:31/2020-08-13T10:08:31)

Select the processing

  • Login to the platform (see user section)
  • Go to the Geobrowser, expand the panel “Processing services” on the right hand side and select the processing service “Sentinel-2 RGB Composites”:

This will display the “Sentinel-2 RGB Composites” service panel including several pre-defined parameters values to be filled-in.


Fill the parameters

Reference input

  • Select the Sentinel-2 data collection in the EO Data button.
  • Select the area for which you want to do an anlysis, e.g over Roma (Italy).
  • Click on the lens icon to open the Search Panel
  • Select S2MSI1C or S2MSI2A as Product Type. The three products must have the same Product Type and Level.
  • Apply the date value, for example 2020-08-01 in time:start field and 2020-08-15 in time:end field
  • Drag and Drop the selected item in the Input references field:

Run the job

  • Click on the button Run Job and see the Running Job
  • After about 45 minutes, see the Successful Job:

Results: download and visualization

  • Click on the button Show results
  • See the result on map:
  • The following output files are produced:

    • Natural Colors - Quicklook (2020-08-13T10:08:31/2020-08-13T10:08:31) - product GeoTIFF RGB