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Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia

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'.

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Syracuse, Italy

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.

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Lake Neale, Australia

12 September 2017


Lake Amadeus (east) and Lake Neale, shown in this Proba-V 100m image - acquired on 09 February 2017, are dry salt pans for most of the year. With over 1,000 square kilometres of surface area, Lake Amadeus is the largest salt lake in the Northern Territories.

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Petermann Glacier, Greenland

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.

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Somali, Ethiopia

29 August 2017


This week's 100m Proba-V image shows the town of Daror, Ethiopia, taken in mid April 2017.

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Hurricane Harvey

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.

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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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