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Sagaing Division, Myanmar

20 October 2017

The Copernicus Sentinel-1A satellite brings us over part of the Sagaing Division in northwest Myanmar, and along the border with India.

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Monitoring Hurricane Ophelia

17 October 2017

The Copernicus Sentinel-3A satellite captured different views of Hurricane Ophelia in the past week on its path towards Europe.

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Maryland, Washington D.C. USA

17 October 2017


This false colour Proba-V image of late September shows us the Potomac river on the border of the states of Maryland and Virginia.

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Plesetsk, Russia

13 October 2017

A lush landscape dominated by boreal forests over the Plesetsky District of northeast Russia's Archangel Oblast is pictured in this Copernicus Sentinel-2B image, acquired on 05 September 2017.

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Africa Mapped in Unprecedented Detail

10 October 2017


On 16 October, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations celebrates World Food Day. This Proba-V 100m and 300m combined image covers Africa.

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Larsen Ice Shelf

06 October 2017

The Copernicus Sentinel-3A satellite takes us over the Antarctic Peninsula and the adjacent Larsen Ice Shelf, from which a massive iceberg broke off in July.

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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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