SENTINELS ROLLING ARCHIVE PRODUCTS USER ACCESS, OPERATIONS, MAINTENANCE AND EVOLUTIONS
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The BEYOND Center is operating for the needs of the European Space Agency (ESA), in collaboration with the Greek Research & Technology Network (GRNET) (the HPC provider), the nodes Copernicus International Data Hub, Collaborative Data Hub, and DIAS Data Hub. The International Access Hub provides a dedicated access to a Rolling Archive of Sentinels satellite products. Access to this hub is provided through https://inthub2.copernicus.eu and it is restricted to the international partners as NASA, USGS, GA, NOA having established agreements with the European Commission. On the other hand the Collaborative Data Hub, and the DIAS Data Hub are dedicated to deliver data in near real time to the European citizens, national initiatives and projects, and the DIAS platforms, the latter established to support the research and the uptake the EO market and services in Europe and worldwide. Since the start of the Data Hub operations, that is October 2017, more than 1 PByte of Sentinel data and 1.000.000 of products have been downloaded by the users over the world using the Greek International Hub Node.