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 Zapata Peninsula is located in western Cuba. Most of this sparsely populated area lies within the Ciénaga de Zapata National Park and UNESCO-designated Biosphere Reserve.
Volcanic Ashfall, Mount Tavurvur
Mount Tavurvur erupted on August 29, 2014, sending ash over surrounding areas on Papua New Guinea’s New Britain Island.
Oil Production near Tioga, North Dakota
These Landsat images show the area around Tioga, North Dakota, in 2002 and again in 2014.
Urban Expansion of Shenyang, China
The city of Shenyang is one of the largest cities in northeastern China. These images show the city in 1984, and again in 2014.
Dam Breach at Mount Polley Mine, Canada
On August 4, 2014, an earthen dam failed at the Mount Polley Mine in central British Columbia, Canada.
Lake Erie Algae Bloom
Algae blooms commonly happen in late summer on Lake Erie, but the blooms have been increasing in recent years.
Flooding along the Paraguay River
Heavy rains starting in June have brought the worst flooding the country of Paraguay has ever seen.
Phosphate Mines, Florida
These Landsat images show an area with phosphate mining activity in 1986 and again in 2014.
Wildfires in Oregon, USA
Responders in east-central Oregon are currently fighting several separate fires that were started by lightning near Malheur Lake on July 14, 2014.
2014 World Cup - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
This Landsat 7 image was acquired on June 26, 2014. The image shows the location of the stadium (white circle) where the 2014 World Cup final match took place.