Working with Sentinel 2 Imagery on QGIS

Sentinel-2 carries an innovative wide swath high-resolution multispectral imager with 13 spectral bands for a new perspective of our land and vegetation. The mission is based on a constellation of two identical satellites in the same orbit, 180° apart for optimal coverage and data delivery. Together they cover all Earth’s land surfaces, large islands, inland and coastal waters every five days at the equator (source ESA).

This is a group of videos called "Working with Sentinel 2 Imagery on QGIS" that shows the complete procedure to download, represent and process Sentinel 2 images in QGIS.

 

Video List

This is the list of video tutorials:

How to Download ESA Sentinel 2 Satellite Images

This tutorial show the procedure to download images of ESA Sentinel 2 from the website: https://scihub.copernicus.eu/
https://www.hatarilabs.com/ih-en/how-to-download-esa-sentinel-2-satellite-images

 

How to Download Specific Granules from ESA Sentinel 2 Images

This tutorial show the procedure to download especific granules from a ESA Sentinel 2 Image using the website: https://scihub.copernicus.eu/
https://www.hatarilabs.com/ih-en/how-to-download-specific-granules-from-esa-sentinel-2-images

 

How many Spectral Bands have the Sentinel 2 Images?

This is a video with a deeper explanation on the band distribution
https://www.hatarilabs.com/ih-en/how-many-spectral-bands-have-the-sentinel-2-images

 

How to represent Sentinel 2 Bands in a True Color Image with QGIS

This tutorial show the procedure represent the bands of a Sentinel 2 Granule (Image) in QGIS. The representation of the image is True Color (Red, Green and Blue)
https://www.hatarilabs.com/ih-en/how-to-represent-sentinel-2-bands-in-a-true-color-image-with-qgis

 

How to represent Sentinel 2 Bands in a False Color Image with QGIS

False color images are used to enhance certain cover types as vegetation on the image representation. This tutorial show the procedure represent the bands of a False Color image from Sentinel 2 bands in QGIS. 
https://www.hatarilabs.com/ih-en/how-to-represent-sentinel-2-bands-in-a-false-color-image-with-qgis

 

How to calculate the NDVI Index from a Sentinel 2 Image

This tutorial show the prodecure to calculate the NDVI from Sentinel 2 bands on QGIS.
https://www.hatarilabs.com/ih-en/how-to-calculate-the-ndvi-index-from-a-sentinel-2-image

 

How to cut a Raster File on QGIS - Example on a NDVI Layer

This tutorial show the procedure to cut a NDVI Raster File calculated from a Sentinel 2 Granule on QGIS.
https://www.hatarilabs.com/ih-en/how-to-cut-a-raster-file-on-qgis-example-on-a-ndvi-layer

 

How to create contours from a Raster File - Example on a NDVI Layer

This tutorial show the procedure to create contours from a raster file considering interval definition. The example is made from a NDVI raster file.
https://www.hatarilabs.com/ih-en/how-to-create-contours-from-a-raster-file-example-on-a-ndvi-layer

 

Saul Montoya

Saul Montoya es Ingeniero Civil graduado de la Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú en Lima con estudios de postgrado en Manejo e Ingeniería de Recursos Hídricos (Programa WAREM) de la Universidad de Stuttgart con mención en Ingeniería de Aguas Subterráneas y Hidroinformática.

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