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Tropical cyclone Mekunu

19 June 2018


In this image from 23 May 2018, Proba-V spotted tropical Cyclone Mekunu as it hit and flooded Socotra Island, before making landfall on the Arabian peninsula, near Salalah, Oman on 25 May.

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Mount Makalu, Himalayas

15 June 2018

Mount Makalu in the Himalayas is pictured in this Copernicus Sentinel-2B image from 09 December 2017.

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Moscow, Russia

12 June 2018


The city of Moscow, capital of the Russian Federation, is highlighted in cyan in this false-colour 100 m Proba-V image from 16 August 2017.

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Cabo Verde

08 June 2018

For World Oceans Day, the Copernicus Sentinel-3A satellite takes us over the Atlantic Ocean and the Republic of Cabo Verde.

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The Bahamas

06 June 2018

The false-colour 100 m image of 20 March 2018 shows part of the Bahamas archipelago, which has the third most extensive coral reef system in the world.

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Italian Alps and plains

01 June 2018

The Copernicus Sentinel-2B satellite takes us over the Italian Alps and down to the low plains that surround the city of Milan.

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Rhine and Scheldt delta, Belgium

29 May 2018

To highlight the updcoming Proba-V symposium on 29-31 May in Ostend, this weeks 100m image covers Belgium and its neighbouring countries.

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Mount Mayon, Philippines

25 May 2018

The Copernicus Sentinel-1B satellite takes us over one of the most active volcanos in the world: Mount Mayon on the island of Luzon in the Philippines.

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Mission Exploitation Platform (MEP), France

22 May 2018

This image illustrates a snapshot of the NDVI statistics, acquired by Proba-V MEP for the specific regions of France on 11 Oct 2017.

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Mont Saint-Michel, France

18 May 2018

The Copernicus Sentinel-2 mission takes us over the Bay of Mont Saint-Michel in northern France. This image was captured when the tide was out so that the vast area of sand dunes is exposed cut by meandering channels of shallow water.

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Betsiboka River, Madagascar

15 May 2018

Proba-V takes us over the Betsiboka Delta in northwestern Madagascar in this 100m image of 13 May 2017.

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Columbia Glacier

11 May 2018

In this image of 05 August 2017, the Copernicus Sentinel-2B satellite takes over one of the most rapidly changing glaciers in the world - Columbia Glacier, located in Alaska.

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Forestry in Oregon, USA

08 May 2018

This week's Proba-V 100 m image of 24 September 2017, illustrates forestry activities in Oregon, USA.

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Emi Koussi

04 May 2018

Reminiscent of an artist's pallet, this is the Emi Koussi volcano in northern Chad, imaged by the Copernicus Sentinel-2B satellite on 27 November 2017.

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Proba-V five years in space

02 May 2018

This week's image and video show the launch of Proba-V in May 2013 to celebrate the completion of a fifth year in orbit.

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Cloud-free Europe

27 April 2018

This mosaic of cloud-free images from the Copernicus Sentinel-3A satellite is made up of scenes captured between 01 March 2017 and 30 July 2017, spanning the entire continent of Europe, and more. 

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Lower Sesan II Dam, Cambodia

24 April 2018

This week's Proba-V image comparison shows the Sesan and Srepok Rivers of Cambodia, before and after completion of the Lower Sesan II Dam.

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Henderson Island

20 April 2018

The Copernicus Sentinel-2B satellite captured this image of Henderson Island on 22 March 2018.

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Orinoco River, Colombia

17 April 2018

This weeks Proba-V 100 m image of 19 February 2018 shows Colombia's Orinoco River and El Tuparro National Natural Park.

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Hyderabad, India

13 April 2018

The Copernicus Sentinel-2A satellite takes us over southern India to the capital of Telangana: Hyderabad in this image of 14 May 2017.

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