The Atmospheric and Radiometric Correction of Satellite Imagery (ARCSI) software provides a command line tool for the atmospheric correction of Earth Observation imagery. The aim of ARCSI is to provide as automatic as possible method of retrieving the atmospheric correction parameters and using them to parameterise 6S.

To install ARCSI the following command need to be used:

python install

if you want to install into another location using the --prefix option.

python install --prefix=/share/osgeo/fw/arcsi/

To run ARCSI you need up to date versions of:

  • RSGISLib
  • KEALib
  • GDAL
  • RIOS
  • Py6S
  • 6S

Need support?

If you need support using ARCSI or think you've found a bug please email us on

Contribution guidelines

If you would like to contribute to the library with bug fixes or new functionality (e.g. new sensors) please fork the repository and send a pull request. Or email me Dr Pete Bunting (


Software to automate the production of optical analysis ready data (ARD) from Landsat, Sentinel-2 and others.

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