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Aral Sea, Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan
Aral Sea, Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan

We see a lot of change with 50 years of Landsat imagery, along with th...

Chernobyl, Ukraine
Chernobyl, Ukraine

A nuclear accident devastated the region near Chernobyl, Ukraine, on A...

Elburz Mountains, Iran
Elburz Mountains, Iran

These images show the vicinity of the Elburz Mountains in northern Ira...

Garden City, Kansas, USA
Garden City, Kansas, USA

These Landsat images feature the significant growth in the use of cent...

Hailstorm at EROS, Sioux Falls, SD, USA
Hailstorm at EROS, Sioux Falls, SD, USA

These images show the location of the USGS Earth Resources Observation...

Iguazú, South America
Iguazú, South America

On the border between Brazil, Paraguay, and Argentina are some curious...

IJsselmeer, Netherlands
IJsselmeer, Netherlands

For centuries, people living in what is now the Netherlands have used ...

Imperial Valley, California, USA
Imperial Valley, California, USA

These images show the Imperial Valley, on the border of California and...

Isahaya Bay, Japan
Isahaya Bay, Japan

This series of images of southwestern Japan shows how one change can h...

Lake Naivasha, Kenya
Lake Naivasha, Kenya

How do those in northern winter climates get roses to their loved ones...

Lake Thompson, South Dakota, USA
Lake Thompson, South Dakota, USA

Many lakes in eastern South Dakota have expanded during the Landsat re...

Lake Urmia, Iran
Lake Urmia, Iran

Lake Urmia in Iran is another closed basin lake that has been shrinkin...

Madagascar
Madagascar

Madagascar, the world’s fourth largest island, is located off the sout...

Maui, Hawaii, USA
Maui, Hawaii, USA

Maui, the second largest Hawaiian island, is made up of two dormant vo...

Nile River Delta, Egypt
Nile River Delta, Egypt

These images show the dramatic urban growth within the Nile River Delt...

Papua, Indonesia
Papua, Indonesia

The growth of the palm oil industry has transformed part of the tropic...

Pearl River Delta, China
Pearl River Delta, China

In 1978, the Pearl River Delta (PRD) region in southern China had a po...

San Joaquin Valley, California, USA
San Joaquin Valley, California, USA

Changes in land use, climate, and population demographics are placing ...

Seno Plain, Mali
Seno Plain, Mali

On the Seno Plain of Mali, the population has more than doubled since ...

Sharq El Owainat, Egypt
Sharq El Owainat, Egypt

The Landsat satellites were designed to detect landscape changes over ...

The Everglades and Miami, Florida, USA
The Everglades and Miami, Florida, USA

Referred to as the “River of Grass,” the Florida Everglades is one of ...

Toshka Project, Egypt
Toshka Project, Egypt

In southern Egypt, the sandy desert has turned into a lakes region. Be...

Wadi As-Sirhan Basin, Saudi Arabia
Wadi As-Sirhan Basin, Saudi Arabia

Oil and water don’t mix. But in the desert of Saudi Arabia, they do ha...