Cloud cover at local AOI


#1

Thank you very much, I suppose I have solved it. I will still use Leaflet and will go with squared bounds in the output.
Please, I have noticed this MAXCC (cloud coverage) filter in playground. Sometimes there are clouds in the image even when MAXCC is 7, when set to 3, clouds disappear. Sometimes, when set to 0, the image is completly white (nothing displayed). But if raised to, say, 3, it renders again fine. I want to use B08 (as RGB B08 B08 B08) in playground and in query, but I am not sure if I should keep it as low as 3, or whether should I use the MAXCC filter at all.
Please, could you answer me this one question?
Thank you very much!


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#2

MAXCC does filtering based on scene meta-data. Scene is 10.000 sq. km, so 10% of cloud coverage might mean that these clouds are fully covering your AOI.
Check this post with ideas on how to do local AOI based cloud filtering:
https://www.sentinel-hub.com/faq/best-way-do-cloud-filtering-specific-aoi


#3

Thank you again for very useful information.
my u.c. is the field of argonomy and i use sentinel S2 for chlorophyl reflection on the fields.


#4

I have a situation where both of the recommended algorithms in the FAQ are not picking up any clouds in an AOI that is almost completely covered by clouds. Is local s2cloudless python processing currently the only way to proceed with this situation or has any work been done integrating s2cloudless into the online dataprocessing scripts for statistical service, etc.?


#5

That sounds strange as the algorithms are not that bad…
s2cloudless is currently not yet integrated in statistical service, so you would have to set-up this python script on your side.


#6

Yeah I was perplexed as well. Those have been working good but this just seems to be an anomaly. s2cloudless picks them up as needed so I can implement that for imagery that doesn’t have the l2a classification like the recent stuff. Thanks!