Sentinel's data

European Union's Copernicus Programme has several Earth Observation satellite missions, called Sentinels, in partnership with the European Space Agency (ESA).

Local Sentinel data is available through FinHub portal, FinHub UserGuide available here.
NSDC Sentinel activities are described in details here.

Sentinel missions. Note that Sentinel 4 and 5 are instruments and will fly as customer furnished items (CFI) onboard other satellites.

MissionSatelliteLaunch dateInstrument(s)FMI main use
Sentinel-1 Sentinel-1A
3 April 2014
25 April 2016
SAR (Synthetic Aperture Radar) Sea ice
Snow extent
Flood mapping
Sentinel-2 Sentinel-2A
23 June 2015
7 March 2017
MSI (Multi-Spectral Instrument) Sea ice
Snow extent
Land use
Sentinel-3 Sentinel-3A
16 February 2016
Planned 2017
SLSTR (Sea and Land Surface Temperature Radiometer)
OLCI (Ocean and Land Colour Instrument)
SRAL (SAR Altimeter)
MWR (Microwave Radiometer)
Sea ice
Snow extent
Forest fire detection
Sentinel-4 MTG-5 Planned 2021 SENTINEL-4 a.k.a. UVN (Ultra-violet/Visible/Near-Infrared sounder) Atmospheric components
Sentinel-5P Sentinel-5P Planned 2017 TROPOMI (TROPOspheric Monitoring Instrument) Atmospheric components
Sentinel-5 MetOp-SG Planned 2020 UVNS (Ultraviolet Visible Near-infrared Shortwave) Atmospheric components