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Mount St Helens

01 July 2016

Sentinel-2A captured this image of Mount St Helens in the US state of Washington on 8 February 2016.

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Mediterranean Wonders

24 June 2016

Various countries in the Mediterranean Sea were captured on 10 May by the Sentinel-3A satellite, in this false-colour image.

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Wadden Islands, the Netherlands

21 June 2016


In this week's false-colour Proba-V image acquired on 17 March 2016, we zoom in on the Netherlands, and a string of islands called the Wadden Islands.

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Southern Tibetan Plateau

17 June 2016

The southern-central edge of the Tibetan Plateau near the border with western Nepal and the Indian state of Sikkim is pictured in this Sentinel-2A image from 1 February 2016.

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Hope River, Australia

14 June 2016


The Hope River in Australia can be seen in this Proba-V false-colour image of late June 2015. The river flows northwestward to join the Yalgar River (east-west oriented, middle of the image). At 100 m spatial resolution, we can see the impressive network of small rivers and creeks in this region.

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United Kingdom

10 June 2016

The recently launched Sentinel-3A satellite takes us over the United Kingdom, in this false-colour image acquired on 9 May 2016.

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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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