WorldView 3 Archived Satellite Data – Request for Quotation

WorldView 3 Archived Satellite Data – Request for Quotation

Cefas require a quotation for WorldView 3, 30cm resolved 8-band satellite imagery to cover the attached Areas of Interest.

RFQ for Satellite Data

Contract summary



  • Satellite-related communications equipment – 32530000
  • Data supply services – 72319000

Location of contract

NR33 0HT

Value of contract


Procurement reference


Published date

3 February 2021

Closing date

12 February 2021

Closing time


Contract start date

26 February 2021

Contract end date

26 March 2021

Contract type

Supply contract

Procedure type

Open (non-OJEU)

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Cefas (The Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science) the ‘Authority’, is an Executive Agency of the UK Government’s Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra). It is an applied science agency that primarily supports government decision making whilst extending its reach across the public sector, the EU and wider markets where possible in regard to marine and closely related environments.
Cefas require a quotation for WorldView 3, 30cm resolved 8-band satellite imagery to cover the attached Areas of Interest (the islands and nearshore waters of Antigua, Barbuda and Redonda). To confirm the specifications:

– WorldView 3 (WV2 if absolutely necessary) Archived Satellite Data
– 1704 km2 total AOI (across three islands)
– 30cm resolution optimum, 50cm (max)
– Mixed use (we require both terrestrial and marine coverage) – reduced glint if possible, should marine work be undertaken with the data
– Orthorectified (1:5,000 scale ortho accuracy), level 2A (bottom of atmosphere reflectance) product
– Raw imagery to be provided
– Associated RPC files
– Less than or equal to 15 % cloud cover (optimum would be < 5%)
– As recent as possible (2020 or 2021) no seasonal specifics
– Off nadir angle of <300
– Cloud patching over Antigua to reduce the amount of clouds


More information


Additional text
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How to apply


Follow the instructions given in the description or the more information section.


About the buyer


Contact name

Chloe Halifax


Pakefield Road
NR33 0HT