This image, acquired in the month of January 2014 by the Landsat 8 satellite, shows the Tuscan Archipelago off the west coast of Italy.
This series of images from the ERS-1/2, Envisat and Landsat satellites features Saemangeum Dam on the coast of the Yellow Sea in South Korea. The images follow the development of the area from 1987 to 2013.
Dubai is a city in the United Arab Emirates, located within the emirate. The emirate of Dubai is located on the southeast coast of the Persian Gulf and is one of the seven emirates that make up the country. It has the largest population in the UAE (2,106,177) and the second-largest land territory by area (4,114 km2) after Abu Dhabi, the national capital.
Kansai International Airport is located on an artificial island in the middle of Osaka Bay, 38 km southwest of Osaka Station, located within three municipalities, including Izumisano (north), Sennan (south) and Tajiri (central) in Osaka Prefecture, Japan.
Hong Kong International Airport is the main airport in Hong Kong. It is colloquially known as Chek Lap Kok Airport, being built on the island of Chek Lap Kok by land reclamation, and also to distinguish it from its predecessor, the closed Kai Tak Airport.
This series of images acquired by the ERS and Envisat satellites highlights deforestation as seen across the globe over the past twenty years.
The rain forests in the Gulf of Guinea in Cameroon and Nigeria are a so-called hotspot of biodiversity. They house not only one of the oldest woodlands of the Earth but also a unique plant world: 620 species of trees and bushes, 500 kinds of herbs and lianas occur in the 1200 km² Korup National Park. Rare drills and chimpanzees live in the region, as well as forest elephants, gorillas and leopards. Many animal and plant species can be seen only here and nowhere else in the world.
Hurricane Katrina slammed into New Orleans on 29 August 2005, bringing death, destruction and despair. Entire neighbourhoods were wiped out, about 80 percent of the city was underwater and 1,800 people were killed. Over the last seven years, billions of dollars have been spent on rebuilding the city and revamping the levee system, yet the landscape has been altered forever.
This series of images from ESA's Envisat and ERS-2 satellites, shows the building phases of the Storebælt Bridge (Denmark). The bridge, which crosses the Storebælt (Great Belt) strait, was built to join the island of Fyn with the island of Sjælland and connects the east and west parts of Denmark.
This series of Envisat and ERS images feature the Millau Viaduct in central France, which holds the record (as of 2012) as being the tallest bridge in the world.
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