Sen2Cor v2.5.5 installation packages are provided as standalone installers. For a short introduction of how to install the standalone version of Sen2Cor, read the installation steps described in section 4 of the release note S2-PDGS-MPC-L2A-SRN-V2.5.5.pdf
Sen2Cor v2.5.5 uses as auxiliary files, the surfaces of the Climate Change Initiative (CCI) Land Cover data from 2015. This auxiliary data information is used in Sen2Cor to improve the accuracy of Sen2Cor classification over water, urban and bare areas and also to have a better handling of false detection of snow pixels. More detailed information on the usage of ESA CCI data package for Sen2Cor v2.5.5 is available in the dedicated Software User Manual: S2-PDGS-MPC-L2A-SUM-V2.5.5_V2.pdf.
For any questions about the usage of Sen2Cor, please follow the general STEP forum area dedicated to Sen2Cor: http://forum.step.esa.int/c/s2tbx/sen2cor.
- 2.5.5 – It was released on March 23, 2018. This version runs on the operating systems: Linux, Mac OSX and Windows (64 bit is mandatory). For details about the features and fixes, see the release note.
- Standalone installers:
Detailed information on all changes implemented in the new format of Sentinel-2 L2A product is available in the dedicated documentation online: Sentinel-2 Products Specification Document (PSD)
Release Note: S2-PDGS-MPC-L2A-SRN-V2.5.5.pdf
Software User Manual: S2-PDGS-MPC-L2A-SUM-V2.5.5_V2.pdf
Sentinel-2 Level 2A Product Definition: S2-PDGS-MPC-L2A-PDD-V2.5.5.pdf
Sentinel-2 Level 2A Input Output Data Definition: S2-PDGS-MPC-L2A-IODD-V2.5.5.pdf
The schemas of the GIPP file, GIPP AC, SC, and PB files relative to Level-2A products are attached to the IODD document as a *.zipp attachment. The attachment should be saved, and renamed as .zip to enable it to be opened.