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Azore islands

09 October 2015

This Sentinel-1A radar image, acquired on 16 March 2015, was processed to depict water in blue and land in earthen colours. It features some of the Azore islands about 1600 km west of Lisbon, including the turtle-shaped Faial, the dagger-like Sao Jorge and Pico Island, with Mount Pico reaching over 2351 m in height.

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Berlin, Germany

02 October 2015

This Sentinel-2A false colour image, acquired on 9 July 2015, features the city of Berlin.

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Fitzroy River Estuary, Australia

29 September 2015

This Proba-V 100 m image of 18 March 2015 shows the Fitzroy River in Queensland, Australia, meandering towards the Great Barrier Reef lagoon.

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Athens, Greece

25 September 2015

This high-resolution optical image from Sentinel-2A on 5 August 2015 shows Athens and surroundings. The various colours clearly point out different aspects of the image.

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Dasht-e Lut, Iran

22 September 2015

This 100 m false-colour Proba-V image of 27 July 2015 shows the Dasht-e Lut desert in south-eastern Iran. As part of the Afro-Asian desert belt, the area is one of the driest and hottest places in the world.

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Mississippi swampland

18 September 2015

This Sentinel-2A 'colour vision' image captures part of the Mississippi swamps on the east and west banks of the Mississippi River, south of New Orleans and north of the Mississippi Delta on 15 July 2015.

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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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