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Netherlands ice

23 March 2018

The Copernicus Sentinel-2 image from 02 March 2018 shows Amsterdam and the IJmeer and Markemeer freshwater lakes covered by a thin layer of ice.

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Danube Delta, Romania

20 March 2018

An example of river sediment transport is given in this Proba-V 100 m image of 01 April 2017, which shows the Danube river flowing into the Black Sea in north-east Romania. The light-blue whirls just off-shore indicate substantial amounts of sediments from the Danube outflow.

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16 March 2018

The Copernicus Sentinel-2A satellite takes us over the Japanese capital of Tokyo on 08 May 2017.

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Bahia, Brazil

13 March 2018

This 100m Proba-V image, taken on 10 August 2017, zooms in on the extractive reserve of Cassurub√°, that covers the Caravelas River estuary along the south-east coast of Bahia, Brazil.

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Italy and Mediterranean

09 March 2018

The Copernicus Sentinel-3A takes us over Italy and the Mediterranean Sea on 28 September 2016. From east to west, this image features the islands of Corsica and Sardinia in the Mediterranean Sea, Italy and across the Adriatic Sea to Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, and to the western edges of Romania.

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Uttarakhand state, India

06 March 2018

This week's Proba-V 100 m image nicely visualises a part of Uttarakhand state, India (southwest) and the valleys through the rugged Himalayan mountains.

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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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