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.
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.
Flooding in Southeastern South Dakota
In June 2014, southeastern South Dakota received record amounts of rainfall, and parts of neighboring states also received excessive rainfall due to a series of severe storms.
28 Years of Landscape Change in Texas, USA
These images show a portion of the Texas Panhandle where it meets the western border of Oklahoma. The area is part of the Granite Wash region, which contains over 3,600 wells that mine oil and natural gas.
Fire at Iraq Oil Refinery
A Landsat 8 image from June 18 shows a plume of smoke billowing from a large oil refinery in Baiji, Iraq.
Funny River Fire, Alaska
The Funny River Fire was first discovered on May 19, 2014. By early June, it had burned almost 200,000 acres in south-central Alaska.
Flooding in the Balkan Peninsula
The Balkan area of Europe received extraordinary amounts of rainfall during the month of May 2014, which led to the region's worst flooding in more than 120 years.
Fires in California, USA
A series of wildfires erupted along the coastal region north of San Diego, California, in mid-May 2014.
Tornado in Arkansas, US
A tornado that touched down in central Arkansas on April 27, 2014, proved devastating and deadly.
Winter Ice Cover, Lake Superior (USA/Canada)
The extreme cold of the 2013-2014 winter season created historic ice cover on the North American Great Lakes and much slower than normal spring melt.
Drought Conditions in California, USA
These three images show a portion of California's Central Valley (left side of the images) and the neighboring Sierra Nevada mountains as viewed by Landsat in February 2011, 2013, and 2014.