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Manicouagan Crater, Canada

26 September 2017


This Proba-V image shows the immense, natural power of the 'eye of Quebec', a ring-shaped lake in Canada. It was formed in one of the world's largest meteor impact craters (originally 100km in diameter), over 200 million years ago.

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Northwest England

22 September 2017

The Sentinel-2A satellite takes us over part of northwest England in this image captured on 05 January 2017.

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Giant berg on the move

20 September 2017

Witnessed by the Copernicus Sentinel-1 mission on 12 July 2017, a lump of ice more than twice the size of Luxembourg broke off the Larsen C ice shelf, spawning one of the largest icebergs on record and changing the outline of the Antarctic Peninsula forever.

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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 area'.

 

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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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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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