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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...

Bear Glacier, Alaska, USA
Bear Glacier, Alaska, USA

Satellite images of Earth help us observe locations that can be diffic...

Black Rock Playa, Nevada, USA
Black Rock Playa, Nevada, USA

In a desolate corner of Nevada, a playa surrounded by rugged mountains...

Breiðamerkurjökull Glacier, Iceland
Breiðamerkurjökull Glacier, Iceland

The Breiðamerkurjökull glacier tongue, one of the largest in Iceland, ...

Cape Cod, Massachusetts, USA
Cape Cod, Massachusetts, USA

Along some coastlines, long, narrow islands stand guard. These barrier...

Columbia Glacier, Alaska, USA
Columbia Glacier, Alaska, USA

Some landscape changes around the world happen at glacial pace—very sl...

Dead Sea, Israel, Jordan, West Bank
Dead Sea, Israel, Jordan, West Bank

The water surface level of the Dead Sea is the lowest natural land or ...

Devils Lake, North Dakota, USA
Devils Lake, North Dakota, USA

Devils Lake in northeastern North Dakota is a closed basin lake. Locat...

Diamond Mines, Northwest Territories, Canada
Diamond Mines, Northwest Territories, Canada

The frozen tundra of northern Canada might not be the first place you’...

Filchner Ice Shelf, Antarctica
Filchner Ice Shelf, Antarctica

These images show the Filchner Ice Shelf on the coast of Antarctica th...

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

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

Gibe III Dam, Ethiopia
Gibe III Dam, Ethiopia

The great thing about hydropower is that it’s a renewable nonpolluting...

Great Salt Lake, Utah, USA
Great Salt Lake, Utah, USA

These images show the dramatic effects of the Great Salt Lake's high w...

Gulf of Fonseca, Honduras and Nicaragua
Gulf of Fonseca, Honduras and Nicaragua

Honduras is one of Latin America’s top producers of cultured shrimp. S...

Huang He Delta, China
Huang He Delta, China

The Huang He River in China is a wanderer. Its lower reaches have chan...

Hubbard Glacier, Alaska, USA
Hubbard Glacier, Alaska, USA

Unlike many glaciers in Alaska and around the world, Hubbard Glacier i...

Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

Hurricane Katrina was one of the most intense and costliest hurricanes...

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 ...

Ilısu Dam, Turkey
Ilısu Dam, Turkey

The Tigris and Euphrates Rivers flow into the historical cradle of civ...

Illinois/Indiana, USA
Illinois/Indiana, USA

These three Landsat 5 images show several rivers in southern Illinois ...

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

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

Inland Delta of the Niger River, Mali
Inland Delta of the Niger River, Mali

On the edge of the Sahara Desert lies one of the world’s most producti...

Isahaya Bay, Japan
Isahaya Bay, Japan

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

Isle de Jean Charles, Louisiana, USA
Isle de Jean Charles, Louisiana, USA

Is Louisiana falling into the sea, or is the sea inundating Louisiana?...

Kara-Bogaz-Gol, Turkmenistan
Kara-Bogaz-Gol, Turkmenistan

The Kara-Bogaz-Gol (KBG) is a large, shallow lagoon of the Caspian Sea...

Lake Chad, West Africa
Lake Chad, West Africa

Lake Chad was once the sixth largest lake in the world, but prolonged ...

Lake Hamoun, Iran and Afghanistan
Lake Hamoun, Iran and Afghanistan

The Sistan Basin lies on the Iran-Afghanistan border. Melted snow from...

Lake Naivasha, Kenya
Lake Naivasha, Kenya

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

Lake Powell, Utah and Arizona, USA
Lake Powell, Utah and Arizona, USA

Glen Canyon Dam on the Colorado River was completed in 1963. It create...

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

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

Lake Turkana, Kenya and Ethiopia
Lake Turkana, Kenya and Ethiopia

Lake Turkana, formerly Lake Rudolf, lies in the Rift Valley of East Af...

Lake Urmia, Iran
Lake Urmia, Iran

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

Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

Las Vegas, Nevada, is one of the fastest growing metropolitan areas in...

Lesotho
Lesotho

South Africa needed water. Lesotho needed electricity. One huge projec...

Mamoré River, Bolivia
Mamoré River, Bolivia

In the Amazon basin, some rivers run wild. With no dams or levees to c...

Nile River Delta, Egypt
Nile River Delta, Egypt

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

Petermann Glacier, Greenland
Petermann Glacier, Greenland

Petermann Glacier made headline news in 2010 and again in 2012 when la...

Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Phnom Penh, Cambodia

From 1975 to 1978, Cambodia was ruled by the Khmer Rouge regime, which...

Phoenix, Arizona, USA
Phoenix, Arizona, USA

Phoenix, Arizona, and its suburbs are growing rapidly, both in populat...

Saloum River, Senegal
Saloum River, Senegal

The estuaries of the Saloum River, near the coast in Senegal, are surr...

Selkirk Island, Chile
Selkirk Island, Chile

In September 1999, engineers at EROS were reviewing Landsat 7 sensor o...

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 ...

Three Gorges Dam, China
Three Gorges Dam, China

The Three Gorges Dam in the Hubei province of China is a huge but high...

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...