Release of ESA's WorldCover map

Two years after its official kick-off the WorldCover team released the first global land cover map at 10 m resolution based on Sentinel-2 and Sentinel-1 data. View the webinar recording to relive the big release of the new ESA WorldCover product and online viewer.

ESA WorldCover webinar

After 2 years of work, the WorldCover consortium, on behalf of the European Space Agency, released a new global land cover map for 2020 at 10 m resolution based on Sentinel-2 and Sentinel-1 data.

Did you miss the release? View the webinar recording below to discover more about this new baseline land cover product and learn how to access this new open and free product.

Webinar agenda:

  • Introduction of the WorldCover project
  • Methodology, data and validation 
  • Release of the new WorldCover product and online viewer
  • How to access the new and free 10 m global land cover product
  • Interactive discussion
ESA WorldCover global 10 m land cover map


Project coordinator Ruben Van De Kerchove explains more about the WorldCover project, its cardinal requirements, key benefits, processing pipeline and the free and open access via the WorldCover viewer in his latest blog 'Release of the 10 m WorldCover map'.