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Building A Highly Accurate Digital Twin Of Our Planet

To become climate neutral by 2050, the European Union launched two ambitious programmes: "Green Deal" and "DigitalStrategy".


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Earth from Space: Vancouver, Canada.

The Copernicus Sentinel-2 mission takes us over Vancouver - the third largest city in Canada.

NASA Study Finds Reduced African Grassland Fires Contribute to Short-lived Air Quality Improvements

NASA Study Finds Reduced African Grassland Fires Contribute to Short-lived Air Quality Improvements

NASA researchers have found a small but unexpected decrease in air pollution over some parts of Africa despite growing use of fossil fuels in many countries due to development and economic growth.


Mount Ararat Viewed From Orbit

Mount Ararat Viewed From Orbit

This oblique view of Mount Ararat in eastern Turkey was taken from the International Space Station as it orbited 262 miles above Iran just south of the Caspian Sea


Earth from Space: Lusaka, Zambia

Earth from Space: Lusaka, Zambia Video in Story

The Copernicus Sentinel-2 mission takes us over Lusaka - the capital and largest city of Zambia.


Tracking The Recent Rise And Fall Of Ozone Depleting Pollutants

Tracking The Recent Rise And Fall Of Ozone Depleting Pollutants

A short-lived resurgence in the emission of ozone depleting pollutants in eastern China will not significantly delay the recovery of Earth's protective "sunscreen" layer, according to new research published Feb. 10 in Nature.


Ufa, Russia Seen From Orbit

Ufa, Russia Seen From Orbit

The snow-covered city of Ufa, Russia, surrounded by the icy Belaya and Ufa rivers, was pictured from the International Space Station as it orbited 265 miles above the Kazakhstan-Russia border.


The Northern Coast Of The Persian Gulf Seen From Space

The Northern Coast Of The Persian Gulf Seen From Space

The northern coast of the Persian Gulf, pictured from the International Space Station at an altitude of 262 miles, leads to the Middle Eastern nations of Kuwait, Iraq and Iran.


Earth from Space: Valentine Island, Australia

Earth from Space: Valentine Island, Australia Video in Story

For Valentine's Day, the Copernicus Sentinel-2 mission takes us over Valentine Island in northern Western Australia.


Mount Etna Seen From Orbit

Mount Etna Seen From Orbit

Mount Etna, an active volcano on the east coast of Sicily, Italy, is pictured from the International Space Station as it orbited 263 miles above.


Earth from Space: Japan in bloom

Earth from Space: Japan in bloom Video in Story

The Copernicus Sentinel-2 mission takes us over the algal blooms swirling around the Pacific Ocean, just off the coast of Japan.


Mount Taranaki Seen From Orbit

Mount Taranaki Seen From Orbit

Mount Taranaki on the island nation of New Zealand is pictured from the International Space Station as it orbited 268 miles above the South Pacific.


NASA Satellites Help Quantify Forests' Impacts on Global Carbon Budget

NASA Satellites Help Quantify Forests' Impacts on Global Carbon Budget

Using ground, airborne, and satellite data, a diverse team of international researchers - including NASA scientists - has created a new method to assess how the changes in forests over the past two decades have impacted carbon concentrations in the atmosphere.


How Do Electrons Close To Earth Reach Almost The Speed Of Light?

How Do Electrons Close To Earth Reach Almost The Speed Of Light?

New study found that electrons can reach ultra-relativistic energies for very special conditions in the magnetosphere when space is devoid of plasma.


Typhoons In Korea Amplified Wildfires In America

Typhoons In Korea Amplified Wildfires In America

The year 2020 played host to an uncharacteristically large number of natural disasters. The year began with large wildfires in the Amazon rainforest and Australia.


Earth from Space: Lake Titicaca

Earth from Space: Lake Titicaca Video in Story

Ahead of World Wetlands Day, the Copernicus Sentinel-2 mission takes us over Lake Titicaca - one of the largest lakes in South America.


Earth Is Losing Ice At A Record Rate

Earth Is Losing Ice At A Record Rate

A research team - the first to carry out a survey of global ice loss using satellite data - has discovered that the rate at which ice is disappearing across the planet is speeding up.


Earth from Space: Sardinia, Italy

Earth from Space: Sardinia, Italy Video in Story

Sardinia, the second-largest island in the Mediterranean Sea, is featured in this false-colour image captured by the Copernicus Sentinel-2 mission.


Earth from Space: Tanezrouft Basin, Sahara Desert

Earth from Space: Tanezrouft Basin, Sahara Desert Video in Story

The Copernicus Sentinel-2 mission takes us over the Tanezrouft Basin - one of the most desolate parts of the Sahara Desert.



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