The ESA WorldCover 10 m 2020 V100 product is delivered in 3x3 degree tiles as Cloud Optimized GeoTIFFs (COGs) in EPSG:4326 projection (geographic latitude/longitude CRS) grouped in 60x60 degree tiles. There are 2651 tiles.
Each tile contains 2 data layers:
- Map: Land cover map with 11 classes, a total of approximately 117 GB
- InputQuality: Three band GeoTIFF providing three per pixel quality indicators of the Sentinel-1 and Sentinel-2 input data
The ESA WorldCover product is provided free of charge, without restriction of use. For the full license information see the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Publications, models and data products that make use of these datasets must include proper acknowledgement, including citing the datasets and the journal article as in the following citation.
If you are using the data as a layer in a published map, please include the following attribution text:
© ESA WorldCover project 2020 / Contains modified Copernicus Sentinel data (2020) processed by ESA WorldCover consortium
To cite these maps as data source in your publication, please add:
Zanaga, D., Van De Kerchove, R., De Keersmaecker, W., Souverijns, N., Brockmann, C., Quast, R., Wevers, J., Grosu, A., Paccini, A., Vergnaud, S., Cartus, O., Santoro, M., Fritz, S., Georgieva, I., Lesiv, M., Carter, S., Herold, M., Li, Linlin, Tsendbazar, N.E., Ramoino, F., Arino, O., 2021. ESA WorldCover 10 m 2020 v100.
If you wish to use WorldCover product in advertising or in any commercial promotion, you shall acknowledge the ESA WorldCover project and you must submit the layout to the project for approval beforehand (email@example.com).