QuickBird-2 ESA archive

How to Access Data

The collection is worldwide available upon approval of the data access request, authorized after successful identity or eligibility check (within 2 days) trough Fast Approval Registration

The products are available for download via the following interfaces:

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Description

The QuickBird-2 archive collection consists of QuickBird-2 products requested by ESA supported projects over their areas of interest around the world. The dataset regularly grows as ESA collects new products over the years.

Panchromatic (up to 61 cm resolution) and 4-Bands (up to nominal value of 2.44 m resolution, reduced to 1.63 m when the orbit altitude was lowered to 300 km at the end of the mission) products are available. The 4-Bands includes various options such as Multispectral (separate channel for Blue, Green, Red, NIR1), Pan-sharpened (Blue, Green, Red, NIR1), Bundle (separate bands for PAN, Blue, Green, Red, NIR1), Natural Colour (pan-sharpened Blue, Green, Red), Coloured Infrared (pan-sharpened Green, Red, NIR1), Natural Colour / Coloured Infrared (3-Band pan-sharpened).

The processing levels are:

  • STANDARD (2A): normalised for topographic relief
  • View Ready Standard (OR2A): ready for orthorectification
  • View Ready Stereo: collected in-track for stereo viewing and manipulation
  • Map-Ready (Ortho) 1:12,000 Orthorectified: additional processing unnecessary
  • Map-Ready (Ortho) 1:15,000 Orthorectified: additional processing unnecessary

Details

DATA SET SPECIFICATIONS

Digital Object Identifier (DOI):

Spatial coverage: 
90 N, -90 S, -180 W, 180 E
Temporal coverage:
2002-02-11 - 2012-05-25
Date of launch:
2001-10-18
Operators:
Maxar
Mission status:
completed
Orbit height:
450 km (300 km at end of mission)
Orbit type:
Sun-synchronous
Swath width:
16.5 km
Resolution:
Very High Resolution - VHR (0 - 5m) High Resolution - HR (5 - 20 m)
Wavelengths:
VIS (0.40 - 0.75 µm), NIR (0.75 - 1.30 µm)
Product types:
BGI_PAN_2A, BGI_PAN_MP, BGI_4B__2A, BGI_4B__MP

PROCESSING LEVEL

level 2 , level 3 , multiple

APPLICABLE TERMS & CONDITIONS

Utilisation of this data is subject to ESA's Earth Observation Terms and Conditions

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RESOURCES

Map Ready data imagery sheet
Product Sepcification
Stereo product details
Product Sepcification
View Ready imagery data sheet
Product Sepcification
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