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Sen2Cor is a stand-alone processor for Sentinel-2 Level 2A product generation and formatting.


Sen2Cor is available in Puhti with following versions:

  • 2.10 (pre-release)
  • 2.9


Sen2Cor is included in the sen2cor module and can be loaded with

module load sen2cor

You run the program with the command

L2A_Process <arguments>

More information on the available arguments can be displayed with

L2A_Process --help

or from the Sen2Cor user manual.

Advanced usage

Further configuration of L2A_Process can be done via the L2A_GIPP.xml file. After running L2A_Process for the first time, you can find the default GIPP file in your $HOME/sen2cor/2.10/cfg directory. Here you can adjust it to your needs using any editor and add it to the call: L2A_Process --GIP_L2A $HOME/sen2cor/2.10/cfg/L2A_GIPP.xml <other arguments> .

License and acknowledgement

Sen2Cor is published under the GPL-3 license.

Please acknowledge CSC and Geoportti in your publications, it is important for project continuation and funding reports. As an example, you can write "The authors wish to thank CSC - IT Center for Science, Finland (urn:nbn:fi:research-infras-2016072531) and the Open Geospatial Information Infrastructure for Research (Geoportti, urn:nbn:fi:research-infras-2016072513) for computational resources and support".


Last update: October 10, 2022