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.
The Grand Canyon
This image of the Grand Canyon in the southwestern United States is a mosaic of two Landsat 8 scenes acquired October 31 and November 9, 2013.
Forest Change Portrayed by Landsat Imagery
These example images show the observed changes in forest cover north and east of Tuscaloosa, Alabama. They also show the change after an EF5 tornado caused massive destruction on April 27, 2011.
Agno River Valley flooding, Philippines
Typhoon Haiyan, also called Yolanda, struck the Philippines on Friday, November 8, destroying tens of thousands of homes and leaving residents homeless.
Boundary Dam Power Station, Saskatchewan
These three Landsat images were acquired in 1972, 1986, and 2013 and show how the Boundary Dam Power Station landscape has been changing over the years.
Flooding in Cambodia
In October 2013, heavy seasonal rains were followed by Typhoon Nari to create substantial flooding in Cambodia in Southeast Asia.
Andasol Solar Power Stations
In March 2009, the Andasol-1 solar power station became the first solar thermal collector station in Europe. Andasol-2 and Andasol-3 followed in 2009 and 2011.
Some parts of Colorado received nearly a year's worth of rain in just one week in September 2013.
Niger River flooding in Mali
Heavy rainfall during August 2013 has caused flash flooding in the Inland Delta of the Niger River in Mali in western Africa.
Cubbie Station, Queensland, Australia 1987 - 2013
These Landsat images show the Cubbie Station area in 1987 and in 2013, where it is easy to see the water containments.
The Madura Strait flows between the Indonesian islands of Java (left) and Madura (right). These images were acquired by three different satellites in 1994, 2000, and 2013.