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.
Urban and Agricultural Change in Cairo, Egypt
Egypt's capital city of Cairo lies in the fertile Nile River Valley. Historically, Cairo and its agricultural areas have been geographically limited by natural desert borders, but these patterns are changing due to recent reclamation of surrounding desert land.
Landslide near Oso, Washington
On March 22, 2014, a massive landslide occurred in the Cascade Mountains near Oso, Washington. Triggered by heavy rains, the slide covered the North Fork of the Stillaguamish River and destroyed numerous homes.
Sesan River, Cambodia and Vietnam
These Landsat images show the Sesan River (Tonle San), which runs through the boundary region between northeast Cambodia and Vietnam.
Yarki Island and Lake Baikal, Russia
Located in southern Siberia in Russia, Lake Baikal is the deepest lake in the world (1,700 m) and contains 20 percent of the fresh surface water on the planet.
Sundays River Valley, South Africa
Near the southernmost tip of Africa lies the Sundays River Valley, an agricultural area rich in citrus fruit production.
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.