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New EOX Sentinel-2 cloudless map over Europe and Northern Africa service available under OSEO

29 November 2018

The Open Science Earth Observation (OSEO) call aims to foster scientific and applications uptake of full archives of EO data, by offering third party services which exploit state of the art ICT.

ESA is pleased to announce the opening of the new EOX Cloud Free Sentinel-2 map Service as a 3rd-party service added to the OSEO call.

This service offers the possibility to download a cloud free Sentinel-2 product over Europe and Northern Africa. Sentinel-2 data was collected during differing weather conditions in Summer 2017 and merged into a homogeneous mosaic free from atmospheric impacts.

For further information on access and use of the new service please refer to the ESA OSEO call webpage and corresponding EOX service description.


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More of Africa scarred by fires than thought

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