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WorldView-3 full archive and tasking

How To Access Data

Project Proposal (Restrained)

  1. Go to the ESA User Services Portal
  2. Register or log in to EO Sign In
  3. After logging in, complete and submit the form with your proposed use of the data
  4. The proposal will be evaluated by ESA, which normally takes between 4 and 6 weeks
  5. Upon successful evaluation, you will receive a confirmation email, which describes the amount of data to be provided, and details of how to order the data
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The collection is open for research and application development, prototype and test projects to users located in the territory of ESA Member States (including Canada) and in the European Commission Member States.

Data are available to order on demand upon submission of a Project Proposal subject to evaluation and acceptance by ESA and the data owner.

ESA will support as many high-quality and innovative projects as possible within the quota limit available, therefore only a limited amount of products can be allowed to each project.

Availability and restrictions to the use of the data are described in the Terms of Applicability document

If you need help with the proposal form, consult this guide on how to access data requiring a project proposal

The list of available archived data can be retrieved using the Image Library catalogue

For further information about the EO Sign In Service you can visit TellUs

Should you need support to prepare your proposal or access the data, please contact EOHelp

Description

WorldView-3 high resolution optical products are available as part of the Maxar Standard Satellite Imagery products from the QuickBird, WorldView-1/-2/-3/-4, and GeoEye-1 satellites. All details about the data provision, data access conditions and quota assignment procedure are described into the Terms of Applicability available in Resources section.

In particular, WorldView-3 offers archive and tasking panchromatic products up to 0.31m GSD resolution, 4-Bands/8-Bands products up to 1.24 m GSD resolution, and SWIR products up to 3.70 m GSD resolution.

Band CombinationData Processing LevelResolution
High Res Optical: Panchromatic and 4-bandsStandard(2A)/View Ready Standard (OR2A)15 cm HD, 30 cm HD, 30 cm, 40 cm, 50/60 cm
View Ready Stereo30 cm, 40 cm, 50/60 cm
Map Ready (Ortho) 1:12.000 Orthorectified15 cm HD, 30 cm HD, 30 cm, 40 cm, 50/60 cm
High Res Optical: 8-bandsStandard(2A)/View Ready Standard (OR2A)30 cm, 40 cm, 50/60 cm
View Ready Stereo30 cm, 40 cm, 50/60 cm
Map Ready (Ortho) 1:12.000 Orthorectified30 cm, 40 cm, 50/60 cm
High Res Optical: SWIRStandard(2A)/View Ready Standard (OR2A)3.7 m or 7.5 m (depending on the collection date)
Map Ready (Ortho) 1:12.000 Orthorectified

 

4-Bands being an optional from:

  • 4-Band Multispectral (BLUE, GREEN, RED, NIR1)
  • 4-Band Pan-sharpened (BLUE, GREEN, RED, NIR1)
  • 4-Band Bundle (PAN, BLUE, GREEN, RED, NIR1)
  • 3-Bands Natural Colour (pan-sharpened BLUE, GREEN, RED)
  • 3-Band Colored Infrared (pan-sharpened GREEN, RED, NIR1)

8-Bands being an optional from:

  • 8-Band Multispectral (COASTAL, BLUE, GREEN, YELLOW, RED, RED EDGE, NIR1, NIR2)
  • 8-Band Bundle (PAN, COASTAL, BLUE, GREEN, YELLOW, RED, RED EDGE, NIR1, NIR2)

Native 30 cm and 50/60 cm resolution products are processed with MAXAR HD Technology to generate respectively the 15 cm HD and 30 cm HD products: the initial special resolution (GSD) is unchanged but the HD technique increases the number of pixels and improves the visual clarity achieving aesthetically refined imagery with precise edges and well reconstructed details.

Details

DATA SET SPECIFICATIONS

Spatial coverage:
90 N, -90 S, -180 W, 180 E
Temporal coverage:
2014-09-01 - present
Date of launch:
2014-08-13
Operators:
Maxar
Mission status:
on-going
Orbit height:
617 km
Orbit type:
Sun-synchronous
Swath width:
13.1 km
Resolution:
Very High Resolution - VHR (0 - 5m)
Wavelengths:
VIS (0.40 - 0.75 µm), NIR (0.75 - 1.30 µm), SWIR (1.3 - 3.0 µm)

PROCESSING LEVEL

level 2, level 3, multiple

APPLICABLE TERMS & CONDITIONS

Specific restrictions to the use of data may apply for TPMs according to the terms of applicability valid for each mission. Utilisation of this data is subject to ESA's Earth Observation Terms and Conditions
READ T&C

RESOURCES

Product Specifications

Map Ready imagery data sheet

Product Specifications

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Product Specifications

GeoStereo product details

Product Specifications

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Product Specifications

Stereo product details

Product Specifications

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Product Specifications

View Ready imagery data sheet

Product Specifications

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Product Specifications

Short WaveInfrared data sheet

Product Specifications

Download
Access Guide

WorldView, GeoEye, QuickBird Terms of Applicability

Access Guide

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