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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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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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