The Land Remote Sensing Image Gallery allows users to see how the surface of the Earth is changing rapidly, at local, regional, national, even global scales, with significant repercussions for people, the economy, and the environment.
Landscape change in Argentina
These Landsat images show portions of the Cordoba and San Luis provinces in central Argentina. The urban area to the right of image center is Villa Dolores.
32 Years of Change: Incheon, South Korea
The shoreline area of Incheon, South Korea, has been changing dramatically over the past 32 years, as depicted by these Landsat images acquired in 1981 and again in 2013.
Grampians Fire, Australia
On January 15, 2014, lightning sparked a brushfire in Grampians National Park in the State of Victoria in southeastern Australia.
Effects of Flooding: Hyeres, France
In mid-January 2014, unusually heavy rains in southeast France led to flooding, landslides, and evacuations. These Landsat 8 images show the area around Hyeres, along with the Giens Peninsula (Presqu'ile de Giens) and nearby islands.
Cuesta del Viento Reservoir, Argentina
The Cuesta del Viento (Wind Slope) Reservoir formed behind a large dam that was constructed on the Jachal River in 1997-1998 in the northeastern San Juan Province of Argentina.
Bear Glacier, Alaska
Bear Glacier is located on the Kenai Peninsula near Seward, Alaska.
Lake Chilwa, Malawi
Lake Chilwa is a shallow, enclosed saline lake located along the East African Rift Valley in southern Malawi, near its border with Mozambique.
Auckland, New Zealand
Auckland is on the North Island of New Zealand along the Hauraki Gulf. The urban area (purple hues) can be seen on the left side of this image. The round island north of the city that appears darker than the others is a volcanic island (Rangitoto Island) within the Auckland volcanic field.
Niigata Prefecture, Japan
The Niigata Prefecture is on the northwest coast of Honshu, Japan's largest island. Multiple rivers along the shoreline form a fertile coastal plain that supports abundant fields of rice and flowers, both of which are major industries of the area.
La Rioja, Argentina
The city of La Rioja is located on the eastern foothills of the Sierra de Velasco mountain range in northwestern Argentina. The Los Sauces Reservoir and Dam can also be seen to the west of the city.