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.
Winter Storm of 2016
On January 22-24, 2016, a major winter storm dropped 2 or more feet of snow on much of the U.S. East Coast.
Liaodong Bay, China
These Landsat images show the land use changes of the Liaodong Bay area in northeastern China.
Lithium Mining in Salar de Atacama, Chile
The Salar de Atacama in Chile is a large, dry salt flat surrounded by mountain ranges and is one of the driest places on Earth.
New Year's Flooding in the Midwest
At the end of 2015, a series of storms dropped 6–10 inches of rain in the Midwest.
Selenga River Delta
The Selenga River begins in Mongolia and flows north into Russia where it empties into Lake Baikal, the world’s deepest lake.
Brazilian Mining Disaster, Doce River
The sediment from the Brazilian mining disaster has since moved downstream to the mouth of the Doce River.
Mapping Permafrost in Alaska
Near-surface permafrost in Alaska is in danger of degrading with projected warmer conditions.
Brazilian Mining Disaster
Two dams at an iron ore mine in southeastern Brazil broke on November 5, 2015, sending mine waste cascading into nearby valleys.
2 Million Scenes from Landsat 7
Landsat 7, which launched on April 15, 1999, has been continuing to acquire land images worldwide for 16 years.
Death Valley 1,000-year Flood Event
This October, a system of storms caused significant flooding in most of Death Valley National Park, California.