→ Science Toolbox Exploitation Platform

ESA  is developing  free open source toolboxes for the scientific exploitation of Earth Observation missions under the the Scientific Exploitation of Operational Missions (SEOM)  programme element.  STEP is the ESA community platform for accessing the software and its documentation, communicating with the developers, dialoguing within the science community, promoting results and achievements as well as providing tutorials and material for training scientists using the Toolboxes.

The ESA toolboxes support the scientific exploitation for the ERS-ENVISAT missions, the Sentinels 1/2/3 missions and a range of National and Third Party missions. The three toolboxes are called respectively Sentinel 1, 2 and 3 Toolboxes and  share a common architecture called  SNAP. They  contain some functionalities of historical toolboxes such as BEAM, NEST and Orfeo Toolbox that were developed over the last years.

Latest News

Idepix plugin update

An updated version of the IdePix (9.0.6) SNAP supported plugin has been published today. This version implements performance improvements for the OLCI and MSI detection algorithms. See the changelog: https://github.com/bcdev/snap-idepix/releases/tag/v9.0.6 More information on IdePix: https://www.brockmann-consult.de/portfolio/idepix/ The update can be installed

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Release of Sen2Cor 2.11

We are pleased to inform the Sentinel-2 users community that a new version of Sen2Cor (Release 2.11) is available under: https://step.esa.int/main/snap-supported-plugins/sen2cor/sen2cor-v2-11/. This new version supports the current update of Sentinel-2 products with Processing Baseline 05.09. Stand-alone installers for the two

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