Landsat 8 natural color and NIR/SWIR image comparison of the Detwiler Fire, Mariposa County, California, USA on July 9th, 2017 before the fire started, and on July 25th, 2017, while the fire is still ongoing.
The wildfires near Split, Croatia, on July 17th, 2017, as seen by the Sentinel-2A satellite in natural colors and NIR/SWIR. Clearly visible are the ongoing fires and the burn scars the wildfire caused in the landscape.
Quickie: A simple comparison of the Salton Sea in California, USA, in 1984 and 2017. Water apportionment changes will make the lake shrink considerably until 2021, the effects of which can already be seen in a reduction of the sea surface size.
The Brian Head Fire in Utah, USA, on June 27th, 2017, as seen by the Sentinel-2A satellite in natural colors and NIR/SWIR. Clearly visible are the ongoing fires and the burn scars the wildfire caused in the landscape.
Do you belong to those people who sometimes wonder, how a specific landmark got its name? In case of the White River, which can be seen here joining the Missouri River in South Dakota, the answer is quite obvious.
Since 1869 the Suez Canal is saving ships the long journey around Africa when travelling from the Indian Ocean to the Mediterranean and the Atlantic Ocean, here we take a look at its southern entrance in the Gulf of Suez.
Take a look at this Sentinel-2A satellite images showing the most recent lava flow of the Mount Etna Volcano, Sicily, Italy. The natural color/infrared comparison makes this most recent event clearly visible.
Jabal Arkanu and the Gabal El Uweinat mountain range in Libya feature sandstone with granite intrusions. While not that different in natural color images, it becomes immediately apparent in NIR/SWIR images.
Take a look at this comparison view of the Flathead Indian Reservation and the Flathead Lake in Montana, USA.
Kangerlussuaq Glacier is the largest glacier on the east coast of the Greenland ice sheet, take a look at this Landsat images of the glacier in 1985 and 2016.