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Everglades, Florida

27 June 2017

The Multitemp 2017 conference takes place this week in Belgium and climate, biodiversity and ecosystems, forestry, water and coastal management are just some of the topics the conference covers. Proba-V can contribute to these fields and this image from May marks the occasion by showing the Florida Everglades, a large area of tropical wetlands in the United States.

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Canarreos Archipelago, Cuba

20 June 2017

In mid-February 2016, Proba-V captured this false-colour image in the Caribbean, on the southwestern side of Cuba. It shows the Gulf of BatabanĂ³, a shallow (61m deep) straight or inlet between the main island of Cuba and the Canarreos archipelago in the south.

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Desertification in Mauritania

13 June 2017

To mark the annual World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought on 17 June, this Proba-V image acquired in June last year, shows southeast Mauritania, a country in western Africa that is three quarters desert or semi-desert.

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Vanua Levu, Fiji Islands

06 June 2017

To celebrate World Oceans Day, on 08 June, this Proba-V image acquired on 25 May 2016, shows Fiji's second major island Vanua Levu in full glory, surrounded by coastal reefs that can be recognised by the blue-green taints.

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Canadian Lakes

30 May 2017

To celebrate World Environment Day on 05 June, this Proba-V image acquired on 17 May shows a pair of lakes in Canada. Lake Claire and Lake Athabasca are part of the Wood Buffalo National Park, which is a world heritage site.

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Bombetoka Bay / Betsiboka River Delta, Madagascar

23 May 2017

In May 2017, Proba-V captured this false-colour image of the Betsiboka River Delta in Madagascar.

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Ethiopia: A hotspot where biodiversity matters

16 May 2017

22 May 2017 marks the International Day for Biological Diversity. In celebration thereof, Proba-V brings you this 100m false-colour image of Ethiopia, captured in April 2017.

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Happy Birthday Proba-V!

03 May 2017

On 07 May, Proba-V celebrates its fourth year in orbit. We are proud to announce that our Proba-V adventure continues, as the mission has been extended at least until the end of October 2019!


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Eye of the Sahara

24 April 2017

Last year, on 07 April, Proba-V captured this beautiful 100m false-colour image of the Richat Structure in Mauritania.

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Ganges-Brahmaputra Delta

18 April 2017

To mark International Mother Earth Day on 22 April, this Proba-V 100m image - acquired on 27 February 2017 - shows the Ganges-Brahamputra Delta. The colouring in the image indicates land erosion that has occurred at the delta since 2014.

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Vienna, Austria - European Geoscience Union 2017

11 April 2017

This Proba-V 100m image shows the beautiful city of Vienna, the capital of Austria, which is visible in the northwestern part of the image.

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Kuril Islands, Russia

04 April 2017

This Proba-V 100m image of mid June 2016 shows the northernmost Kuril Islands, part of a volcanic archipelago that stretches between Japan and the Kamchatka Peninsula.

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Norwegian Fjords

28 March 2017

This Proba-V 100m image of 14 February 2017 shows large fjords and their sharp contrast with the surrounding snow-covered land area in southern Norway. From South to North one can see the Bokna, Hardanger, and Sogne fjords.

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Mokpo, South Korea

21 March 2017

This Proba-V image of 06 October 2016 shows Mokpo, a city in the southwest of South Korea. It is located on the Yeonsang River estuary and is surrounded by more than 1400 islands on the coast.

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Transition Dry to Rainy Season, Sahel region

14 March 2017

Proba-V captured this set of 300 m images of the Sahel region in Africa between February and September 2016.

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Rhine and Scheldt Delta

07 March 2017

On 04 December 2016, Proba-V captured this beautiful 100 m false-colour image of the estuaries of the Scheldt and Rhine rivers along the coast of Belgium and the Netherlands.

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Jorge Montt Glacier, Chile

28 February 2017

The retreat of Chile's Jorge Montt Glacier is captured in this series of images from the Proba-V satellite ranging from March 2014 to January 2016.

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Flinders Ranges, Australia

21 February 2017

This week's Proba-V 100 m false-colour image, shows us the northern part of the rugged, weathered peaks and rocky gorges of the Flinders Ranges, the largest mountain range in the South Australian Outback.

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Yukon Delta, Alaska

14 February 2017

Along the west coast of the US state of Alaska, in a tundra landscape that can be navigated by bush planes or boats in Summer and snow mobiles or sleds in Winter, Proba-V spots the end of the 3,190 km long Yukon River, emptying out into the Bering Sea.

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Devastating fires in Chile

07 February 2017

In this false-colour image, captured by Proba-V on 27 January, the massive plumes of smoke from devastating fires in Chile are clearly visible in an area to the south of Pichilemu.