19 September 2017
This 100m false-colour Proba-V image, acquired on 05 April 2017, shows the salt plains on Salar de Uyuni as 'white taints'.
15 September 2017
The province of Syracuse on the southeastern coast of the Italian island of Sicily is pictured in this image from the Sentinel-2A satellite, captured on 14 June 2017.
12 September 2017
08 September 2017
The Copernicus Sentinel-2A satellite takes us over the Petermann Glacier in northwest Greenland in this false-colour image captured on 16 August 2017.
29 August 2017
This week's 100m Proba-V image shows the town of Daror, Ethiopia, taken in mid April 2017.
25 August 2017
The Copernicus Sentinel-3A satellite saw the temperature at the top of Hurricane Harvey on 25 August 2017 at 04:06 GMT as the storm approached the US state of Texas.
23 August 2017
Wildfires have broken out across southern Europe as a heatwave grips the region. This animation created using images from the Copernicus Sentinel-2 satellites show the live blaze and aftermath of wildfires that devastated an area about 35 km northeast of Athens, Greece, in mid-August.
22 August 2017
This 100m Proba-V image shows us the fertile lands that surround the Sous River in Morrocco.
15 August 2017
This Proba-V image illustrates a winter scene in the Canadian province, Newfoundland and Labrador.
11 August 2017
Southern Europe is in the grip of a relentless heatwave, fuelling wildfires and water shortages. Information from the Copernicus Sentinel-3A satellite has been used to map the sweltering heat across the region.
10 August 2017
Greenland is usually associated with ice and snow, but the country has fallen victim to a large wildfire that has been raging since the end of July. The fire was imaged by the Copernicus Sentinel-2A satellite on 8 August 2017. The satellite carries a high-resolution multispectral camera working in 13 wavelength bands. The animation uses different combinations of these bands to show the fire in natural colour, to highlight the flames and to show the burnt areas.
01 August 2017
28 July 2017
The Sentinel-2A satellite takes us over the peninsulas and islands of the Irrawaddy Delta in Myanmar.
25 July 2017
21 July 2017
The Copernicus Sentinel-3 satellite takes us over the Baltic Sea and surrounding countries.
18 July 2017
23 July marks the celebration of the 45th anniversary of the launch of the first civilian Earth Observation satellite, Landsat-1. This false-colour image amidst several lakes, captured by Proba-V between 23-28 July, 2017; illustrates the Dallas – Fort Worth metroplex, the fourth most populated metropolitan area in the United States.
14 July 2017
The circular structure dominating this Sentinel-2 image is Pilanesberg, the result of geological activity over more than a billion years.
11 July 2017
11 July marks the UN's annual World Population Day. This day is dedicated to highlighting the urgency and importance of population issues. To mark the occasion, this 100m Proba-V image taken on 23 March 2017; shows the Mumbai agglomeration, with the city of Thane located to the east and visible in green the Sanjay Gandhi National Park located north of Mumbai.
07 July 2017
This image was captured by the Copernicus Sentinel-2B satellite on 17 May 2017, and shows part of Bolivia's Salar de Uyuni – the largest salt flat in the world.
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