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Rome, Italy

24 March 2017

Rome and its surroundings are pictured in this image from the Copernicus Sentinel-2A satellite, captured on 17 January, 2016.

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Mokpo, South Korea

21 March 2017


This Proba-V image of 06 October 2016 shows Mokpo, a city in the southwest of South Korea. It is located on the Yeonsang River estuary and is surrounded by more than 1400 islands on the coast.

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Calgary, Canada

17 March 2017

In this Sentinel-2A satellite image spanning some 265 km, we can see the northwest–southeast ranges of the Rockies. Moving west to east, the mountains peter out to the Canadian Prairies, with the city of Calgary in the transition zone between the two landscapes (upper-middle).

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Transition Dry to Rainy Season, Sahel region

14 March 2017


Proba-V captured this set of 300 m images of the Sahel region in Africa between February and September 2016.

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Kamchatka, Russia

10 March 2017

The Sentinel-3A satellite takes us over the Sea of Okhotsk in the Russian Far East on 15 February, where clouds blend with the ice and snow beneath from our bird's-eye view.

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Rhine and Scheldt Delta

07 March 2017


On 04 December 2016, Proba-V captured this beautiful 100 m false-colour image of the estuaries of the Scheldt and Rhine rivers along the coast of Belgium and the Netherlands.

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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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