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Title: Mosaic of Copernicus Sentinel-1 Data at Global Scale


(a) Mosaic of level-1 ground range detected Sentinel-1 (A and B) products with dual polarisation (VV+VH or HH+HV), covering the entire globe and represented as a false colour RGB composition; (b) Large scale mosaics of satellite data are crucial for several applications that involve geo-analysis with remote sensing data such as mapping large natural hazard areas, landcover classification and for guiding field investigations.

Vasileios Syrris
Christina Corban
Martino Pesaresi
Pierre Soille
How to cite
Syrris, Vasileios; Corban, Christina; Pesaresi, Martino; Soille, Pierre (2017):  Mosaic of Copernicus Sentinel-1 Data at Global Scale. European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID:
Related resources

Data access

  • Sentinel-1 global mosaic HTML

    A TeraPixel global mosaic of Copernicus Sentinel-1 data at about 20m spatial resolution and covering most the land mass has been created on the JRC Earth Observation Data and Processing Platform (JEODPP). The scope of this mosaic is to provide a global base layer for visual assessment of natural and man-made features such as built-up areas.


  • publication Proceedings of the 2017 conference on Big Data from Space

    Soille, P. and Marchetti, P., Proceedings of the 2017 conference on Big Data from Space, Publications Office of the European Union, Luxembourg, 2017, ISBN 978-92-79-73527-1 (pdf), JRC108361.


Additional information
Last modified 2018-04-17
Issue date 2017-11-28
Landing page
Geographic area Africa, Oceania, America, Asia, Europe, Antarctica
Temporal coverage

From: 2016-01-01 – To: 2018-02-28

Update frequency irregular
Language English
Data theme(s) Environment; Science and technology
EuroVoc domain(s) 36 SCIENCE; 52 ENVIRONMENT

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