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Big Island, Hawaii

20 January 2017

The volcanic landscape of the largest island in the Hawaiian archipelago is pictured in this Sentinel-2A satellite image.

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Craters of the Moon, Idaho (USA)

17 January 2017

In southern Idaho and to the southwest of Yellowstone National Park, Proba-V spotted the Craters of the Moon, a United States monument and nature preserve.

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Saint Petersburg

13 January 2017

The snow-covered Russian city of Saint Petersburg on the Neva Bay is pictured in this image from the Sentinel-2A satellite.

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Lake Urmia, Iran

12 January 2017

Lake Urmia, Iran, is featured in this Landsat image comparison. Acquired by Landsat 5 and 8 twenty-eight years apart, they show how the lakes size and shape has changed since 1988.

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Mississippi River Delta

10 January 2017

This week's Proba-V image shows the Mississippi Delta along the south coast of Louisiana, USA with its characteristic bird foot pattern.

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Great Slave Lake, Canada

03 January 2017

Proba-V's eye caught the 10th largest lake in the world on 15 May 2016, and with a depth of 614 m, the deepest lake of North America. This is the Great Slave Lake, located in the Northwest Territories of Canada.

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Discover more about our planet with the Earth from Space video programme. Join ESA every Friday at 10:00 CEST for an 800 km-high tour with spectacular images from Earth-observing satellites.

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See views of the Earth acquired by the Proba-V satellite. A new Proba-V image, produced by VITO, is published each week and demonstrates applications of the vegetation mission.

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The Earth Watching project is an ESA/ESRIN service to help local authorities and to promote the benefits of remote sensing data during emergencies, sending images and articles to newspapers, magazines and TV stations.

The Earth Watching website features not only imagery of natural disasters, but also promotes various satellite remote sensing applications through images and articles. Some examples are shown in the special events part of the website.

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