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Brussels

27 February 2015

This false-colour image from the Spot-5 satellite was acquired on 28 September 2011 over central Belgium, capturing the capital city of Brussels (left).

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Lake Frome, Australia

25 February 2015


Many contrasts come together in this Proba-V 100 m image taken on 12 February 2015. Deep gorges and chasms, towering mountains, tree-line creeks and freshwater springs shape the terrain of the Vulkathunha-Gammon Ranges National park, situated in Southern Australia.

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Estonia

20 February 2015

The Baltic country of Estonia - with the political borders in white - is pictured in this mosaic of eight scans by Sentinel-1A's radar from October to December 2014.

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Poyang Lake, China

19 February 2015


To accompany the Chinese New Year's celebrations on 19 February, we share these Proba-V 300 m images of Poyang Lake, located in south-eastern China. The two images were acquired on 01 January 2015 and 22 July 2014.

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Las Vegas and Lake Mead

13 February 2015

This image from the Landsat-8 satellite acquired on 23 September 2014 brings us over the southwest United States: Nevada and Arizona.

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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

11 February 2015


This Proba-V 100 m image of 20 January 2015 shows the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro located at the Baia Guanabara.

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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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