Open-source satellite images? Well spotted.

How does vegetation respond to drought? Can we see changes soon enough to take action? Our high quality satellite images provide the necessary information to allow you to make sound decisions. Terrascope gives you access to a variety of Earth observation data and services, so you can view satellite images, download time series, process data or even offer your services through our platform!

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An eye on your industry

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Water & Coast

Satellite imagery for a clear view of water and coast.

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Nature & Environment

Our landscape blend has a major impact on biodiversity and the environment.

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Satellite imagery for flawless infrastructure

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Our open-source satellite imagery helps you to predict harvests, improve yields and assess damage after a storm or drought.

Match up supply and demand

Terrascope is constantly improving its EO services to keep meeting our end users’ needs. With the Terrascope EOplaza we can expand the offer unrestrictedly and match up demand and supply for EO services. Discover more on how to access and offer a variety of high-quality EO data and services


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This is how Terrascope helps your colleagues

Continental crop type mapping with openEO

This case explains how you can use openEO to produce continental crop type maps. Discover more about the possibilities, setup and challenges.

Remote sensing solutions for water management

Discover how Rijkswaterstaat (the Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management in The Netherlands) uses remote sensing solutions to monitor water surfaces.

Urban Heat Island mapping with combined Sentinel-2 and Sentinel-3 observations

Discover a preview application which combines Sentinel-3-derived Land Surface Temperature and Sentinel-2 reflectance data for Urban Heat Island effects.

WorldCover: worldwide land cover mapping

Discover more about WorldCover, the global land cover products at 10 m resolution for 2020 and 2021 based on Sentinel-1 and Sentinel-2 data.

Superior quality

Open Source

Open Source

With our Terrascope viewer, you will always have quality information from European satellites within reach. This data has already been processed for you using various data layers. And free of charge.


Search, compare and export your satellite images with our user-friendly viewer. You can also animate the data to enhance your reports and files.


Satellites orbit Earth continuously. As long as the weather cooperates, you can count on recent images for flawless analyses.

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Day and night. Rain or shine. The reliable Sentinel-1 always delivers usable radar data.



Unprecedented insight into what is changing in our environment, from woods to coast and everything in between.



Sentinel-3  delivers highly accurate and reliable optical, thermal and altitude data for marine and land use.


Sentinel-5 Precursor is designed to daily observe and monitor various atmospheric components and air quality.



Mini-satellite that monitored our Earth’s surface every day for more than 7 years.


Terrascope in a nutshell

With the Terrascope online platform, VITO makes open-source satellite images easily accessible to all users, free of charge. It provides professionals from a wide range of industries - from agriculture to water management - with maps, animations and reports to help them make informed decisions. Well spotted.

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