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Russian wildfires

26 May 2017

This image from the Copernicus Sentinel-2A satellite was taken on 28 September, and shows blazes that had plagued Russia's Irkutsk Oblast since July. It is thought that drier conditions associated with warmer weather – with June 2016 being the hottest on record – contributed to the unusually large number of fires.

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Bombetoka Bay / Betsiboka River Delta, Madagascar

23 May 2017


In May 2017, Proba-V captured this false-colour image of the Betsiboka River Delta in Madagascar.

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Rann of Kutch, India

19 May 2017

The Sentinel-2A satellite takes us over western India to a seasonal salt marsh known as the Rann of Kutch.

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Ethiopia: A hotspot where biodiversity matters

16 May 2017


22 May 2017 marks the International Day for Biological Diversity. In celebration thereof, Proba-V brings you this 100m false-colour image of Ethiopia, captured in April 2017.

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Uintah Basin, United States

12 May 2017

Sentinel-2 takes us over the border of the US states Utah and Colorado.

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Amsterdam, Netherlands

05 May 2017

The Copernicus Sentinel-2B satellite takes us over part of the western Netherlands on 16 March, with the capital city of Amsterdam at the centre of the image.

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Happy Birthday Proba-V!

03 May 2017


On 07 May, Proba-V celebrates its fourth year in orbit. We are proud to announce that our Proba-V adventure continues, as the mission has been extended at least until the end of October 2019!

 

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Bering Sea

28 April 2017

The Copernicus Sentinel-3A satellite brings us over the Bering Sea, north of the Alaska Peninsula, on 26 March.

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Eye of the Sahara

24 April 2017


Last year, on 07 April, Proba-V captured this beautiful 100m false-colour image of the Richat Structure in Mauritania.

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Lake MacKay, Australia

21 April 2017

Brown hills speckle the eastern part of Australia's Lake MacKay in this satellite image.

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Proba-1 images Calanda reservoir

20 April 2017

The blue of the Calanda reservoir amid the rugged landscape of northeastern Spain, as seen by ESA's oldest - and one of its smallest - Earth-observing missions, Proba-1, midway through its 15th year of operations.

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Ganges-Brahmaputra Delta

18 April 2017


To mark International Mother Earth Day on 22 April, this Proba-V 100m image - acquired on 27 February 2017 - shows the Ganges-Brahamputra Delta. The colouring in the image indicates land erosion that has occurred at the delta since 2014.

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Central-eastern Brazil

14 April 2017

Sentinel-2A takes us over central-eastern Brazil – more specifically where the Bahia, Tocantins and Goiás states meet.

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Vienna, Austria - European Geoscience Union 2017

11 April 2017


This Proba-V 100m image shows the beautiful city of Vienna, the capital of Austria, which is visible in the northwestern part of the image.

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Vojvodina, Serbia

07 April 2017

The Copernicus Sentinel-2A satellite takes us over northern Serbia to the region of Vojvodina.

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Sentinel-1 sees Mocoa landslide

04 April 2017

Sentinel-1 radar coverage from before and after the 01 April 2017 mudslide in Mocoa, Colombia, shows the extent of movement of the disaster that claimed over 260 lives, injured hundreds more and left scores displaced.

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Kuril Islands, Russia

04 April 2017


This Proba-V 100m image of mid June 2016 shows the northernmost Kuril Islands, part of a volcanic archipelago that stretches between Japan and the Kamchatka Peninsula.

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Alert, Canada

31 March 2017

This Sentinel-1 radar composite image takes us to the northeastern tip of Ellesmere Island (lower-left), where the Nares Strait opens up into the Lincoln Sea in the Canadian Arctic.

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Norwegian Fjords

28 March 2017


This Proba-V 100m image of 14 February 2017 shows large fjords and their sharp contrast with the surrounding snow-covered land area in southern Norway. From South to North one can see the Bokna, Hardanger, and Sogne fjords.

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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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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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