Sentinel-2 imagery starting to shine

The European Space Agency's Sentinel-2 programme is almost two years old, with the first satellite, Sentinel-2A, being launched on 3 June 2015 and the second, Sentinel-2B, on March 7th this year. The … [Read more...]

Ongoing Sri Lanka flooding visible in Sentinel-2 imagery

Sri Lanka is currently experiencing severe flooding across its south-western region, reportedly killing at least 122 people so far. We had a look at Sentinel-2 imagery and were impressed to find some … [Read more...]

A massive iceberg slowly forming – Larsen-C

For the past couple of years, scientists have been watching a crack slowly growing in Antarctica's fourth largest ice shelf, Larsen-C. The location of the crack. The arrow shows the direction of … [Read more...]

The 2017 Queensland Floods in Sentinel-2 imagery

In late March, 2017, Tropical Cyclone Debbie crossed the eastern coast of Australia and then moved on to New Zealand. The heavy rainfall resulted in major floods all along its path. The floods were … [Read more...]

Sentinel 2B successfully launched

On March 7th, 2017, Arianespace, on behalf of the European Space Agency (ESA) successfully launched the new earth imaging satellite Sentinel-2B. It has identical specifications to Sentinel-2A which … [Read more...]

Exploring the Chile wildfires with Landsat and Sentinel-2 imagery

Yesterday we had a look at some DigitalGlobe imagery of Chile showing the damage caused by wildfires in late January and early February this year. We thought it would be interesting to explore the … [Read more...]