On this Copernicus
image you can see the swirling green blooms in the Baltic Sea and Curonian Lagoon.
Nutrient concentration and water temperature are important factors of algae growth, creating favourable conditions for bloom formation.

[2024-07-15 13:27 UTC]

RT by @CopernicusEU: Our @CopernicusEU mission has been giving us some pretty incredible shots of our planet.

Check out 7️⃣ times we were absolutely stunned by the results (remaining 4 on the link available on our website):


[2024-07-12 12:42 UTC]

The Dukono volcano is a remote volcano on the island of Halmahera, Maluku, Indonesia. 🇮🇩
It is one of the world’s most active volcanoes.
In this Copernicus
Image acquired on 29 May 2024, we see smoke from the volcano crater, indicating some volcanic activity.

[2024-07-12 10:38 UTC]

Located in the heart of South America, Pantanal is the world’s largest wetland covering some 81,081 sq miles (210,000 sq km).
Recent wildfires have caused unrepairable damage to its ecosystem.
This image shows the contrast between burned and non-burned areas.

[2024-07-11 10:31 UTC]

This near-infrared false-colour composite image from 05 July 2024 shows the Malta Archipelago. On this composite, healthy vegetation is bright red, less dense vegetation is pink, and bare ground is brown.
See more:

[2024-07-10 07:57 UTC]

The Victoria Falls presents a spectacular sight of awe-inspiring beauty on the Zambezi River, forming a natural border between Zambia and Zimbabwe.
On July 5th, 2024,
captured a true colour, crystal-clear image of the city, river, and the waterfalls.

[2024-07-09 07:51 UTC]

Etna is the most active stratovolcano on the planet and one of the highest mountains in Italy. 🇮🇹
It is also the highest volcano in Europe, with a height of 3,357 metres.
image captured on July 7th, 2024, shows lava and smoke spewing from the volcano crater.

[2024-07-08 07:38 UTC]

RT by @CopernicusEU: Hurricane

Our has delivered 2 Grading Products for the islands of & in St. Vincent and the Grenadines 🇻🇨

➡️In total, +700 affected buildings 🏘️ have been detected, 35% of which were destroyed🔴

More at👇

[2024-07-05 13:19 UTC]

The Arctic is disproportionately affected by climate change, which becomes most evident during Northern Hemisphere summer.
This is a true colour
image from Kanaktok Creek (a tributary of the Kobuk River) in Alaska, USA, on the 1st of July.

[2024-07-05 07:36 UTC]

This image taken on July 3, 2024, by
depicts the burned area on the south part of the island of Serifos. 🇬🇷
A wildfire on the 29th of June burned down and damaged houses, storages, cottages, and small chapels and had 8 settlements in the south of the island evacuated.

[2024-07-04 07:21 UTC]

RT by @CopernicusEU: 🛰️Road to the European spaceport in French Guiana for Sentinel-2C!
The Airbus-built Sentinel-2C satellite, the third @esa Copernicus Sentinel-2 satellite, is now being shipped to the European spaceport in French Guiana on the iconic Canopée🚢
Data collected by the Sentinel-2 satellites is being used to monitor land use and change, soil sealing, land management, agriculture, forestry, natural disasters and to support humanitarian aid missions🌍
🔜 Pre-launch activities will be carried out in Kourou to prepare Sentinel-2C for launch on the final Vega rocket in September 🚀

[2024-07-03 16:42 UTC]

We have just launched a user experience survey for the
It consists of a few questions regarding your experience using the website.
We just need 2-3 minutes of your time, and your feedback can help us improve the user experience:

[2024-07-03 13:02 UTC]

The Faroe Islands are dominated by glacial landforms. Due to the strong winds, they are practically treeless. Múlafossur is a spectacular waterfall on the island of Vágar in the Faroe Islands, dropping from a 30-meter cliff.

[2024-07-03 08:49 UTC]

Wallis is an island and coral atoll in the South Pacific with a population of about 11,000 people under the jurisdiction of 🇫🇷
Its unique location allows it to play a crucial role in the
Programme. Wallis hosts a Galileo Sensor Station (GSS).

[2024-07-02 08:42 UTC]

With the Hungarian EU Presidency 🇭🇺🇪🇺 starting today, we have selected a scene from Hungary's most characteristic landscape, the Great Hungarian Plain.
📖To read more about this low-lying sedimentary basin:

[2024-07-01 12:24 UTC]

Nyiragongo, one of the world's most beautiful and active volcanoes, is a large stratovolcano near Lake Kivu at the eastern border of DR Congo with Rwanda in the Virunga National Park.
On June 25, 2024, Copernicus
captured a small volcanic activity.

[2024-06-28 07:34 UTC]

RT by @CopernicusEU: The 5th🪸coral bleaching event in 8 years is a reality

Ocean temperatures are rising causing biodiversity loss

@CopernicusEU acquired this image of the reefs near🇦🇺

Discover how we work to protect Europe's oceans, seas and coasts👉europa.eu/!vwx7Nd @EU_ENV

[2024-06-27 17:00 UTC]

In June 2024, the Ahuachapan Department in western El Salvador 🇸🇻 was affected by heavy rainfall that has caused a series of landslides and floods. This is a
image, a false color composite, taken on 24th of June 2024.

[2024-06-27 09:02 UTC]

Badain Jaran Desert is located in northern China, close to the Mongolian border. It is a sandy desert with occasional snow and extremely high dunes, but its most important peculiarity is the presence of a network of more than 100 lakes of varying size.

[2024-06-26 07:42 UTC]

RT by @CopernicusEU: Three charts based on our ERA5 dataset you shouldn’t miss this month

📈Twelve-month record warm streak @ft
📈Hottest May on record spurs @UN’s @antonioguterres @WMO call for climate action
📈Only a few islands of colder than average temperatures since June 2023 @mikarantane

[2024-06-25 14:23 UTC]

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