ESA WorldCover

ESA WorldCover is a derived product. More information about the data can be found here.

Basic facts about the data:

Data structure

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). There are 2651 tiles

Each tile contains 2 data layers:

Accessing the ESA WorldCover collection

If you use the AWS Command Line Interface, you can list data in the bucket with the “ls” command:

aws s3 ls s3://esa-worldcover/ and aws s3 ls s3://esa-worldcover/


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.