348 images for earth observation

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    Earth from space. Computer illustration showing the Earth as viewed from space, centred over Japan.

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    Earth from space. Computer illustration showing the Earth as viewed from space, centred over Japan.

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    Earth from space at night. Computer illustration showing the Earth as viewed from space, centred over Japan.

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    Earth from space. Computer illustration showing the Earth as viewed from space, centred over Japan.

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    Earth from space, artwork

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    Business people having meeting outdoors looking at globe

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    Earth from space. Computer illustration showing the Earth as viewed from space, centred over Europe.

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    Earth from space. Computer illustration showing the Earth as viewed from space, centred over North America.

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    Smiling businessman lifting globe overhead in office

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    Hurricane Rita, Cuba, On 20/09/2005, True Colour Satellite Image. Hurricane Rita on 20 September 2005 nearing the Gulf of Mexico. The Bahamas are visible on the right of the image and Cuba down right. True-colour satellite image using MODIS data.

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    Earth from space in night. Computer illustration showing the Earth as viewed from space, centred over Europe.

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    Hurricane Katrina, Louisiana, Us, On 24/08/2005, True Colour Satellite Image. Hurricane Katrina on 24 August 2005 over the Bahamas and nearing Florida, US (top left on the image). True-colour satellite image using MODIS data.

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    Farmer on tractor harvesting organic potatoes

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    Children playing with butterfly nets on dirt path

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    Hurricane Humberto, Atlantic Ocean, In 2001, True Colour Satellite Image. Hurricane Humberto on 26 September 2001 over the Atlantic ocean, after passing near the Bermuda islands. True-colour satellite image using MODIS data.

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    Hurricanes Gordon And Helene, Atlantic Ocean, In 2006, True Colour Satellite Image. Hurricane Gordon on the top, with Hurricane Helene to the southeast on 18 September 2006 over the Atlantic ocean. True-colour satellite image using MODIS data.

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    Hurricane Hernan, Pacific Ocean, On 03/09/2002, True Colour Satellite Image. Hurricane Hernan on 3 September 2002 over the Pacific ocean. True-colour satellite image using MODIS data.

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    Hurricane Rita, Gulf Of Mexico, On 23/09/2005, True Colour Satellite Image. Hurricane Rita on 23 September 2005 over the Gulf of Mexico. True-colour satellite image using MODIS data.

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    Girl playing in planter

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    Man standing on top of the world, looking through binoculars

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    Hurricane Katrina, Louisiana, Us, On 28/08/2005, True Colour Satellite Image. Hurricane Katrina on 28 August 2005 near peak strength over the Gulf of Mexico. True-colour satellite image using MODIS data.

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    Young friends hanging out drinking and texting at music festival

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    Blue Marble image of Earth. Composite satellite image of Earth's western hemisphere, centred on the Atlantic Ocean. North is at top. The image is one of a set entitled Blue Marble: NextGeneration, released in October 2005, whichimproves upon Blue Marble 2000. The new images combine data collected over a longer period of time at an improved resolution of 500 metres per pixel. Features include cloud

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    Workers overseeing digger and truck in quarry

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    Hurricane Irene, Atlantic Ocean, In 2005, True Colour Satellite Image. Hurricane Irene on 15 August 2005 over the Atlantic ocean. True-colour satellite image using MODIS data.

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    Environmentalist volunteers planting new tree

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    Hurricane Katrina, Louisiana, Us, On 29/08/2005, True Colour Satellite Image. Hurricane Katrina on 29 August 2005 over New-Orleans, Louisiana, US. True-colour satellite image using MODIS data.

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    Hurricanes Kenneth, Jova And Max, Pacific Ocean, In 2005, True Colour Satellite Image. Satellite image of Hurricane Jova (left), Kenneth (center), and Tropical Storm Max (right) on 21 September 2005 over the Pacific ocean, off the coast of Baja California, Mexico. True-colour satellite image using MODIS data.

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    Environmentalist volunteers planting new tree

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    Typhoon Nari, Taiwan, China, Asia, In 2001, True Colour Satellite Image. Typhoon Nari in September 2001 northeast of Taiwan and west of Shanghai, China. True-colour satellite image using MODIS data.

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    Mother and daughter planting seedlings

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    Tropical Storms Boris And Cristina, Pacific Ocean, In 2008, True Colour Satellite Image. Tropical storms Boris and Cristina on 28 June 2008 over the Pacific ocean. True-colour satellite image using MODIS data.

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    Hurricane Ioke, Pacific Ocean, On 31/08/2006, True Colour Satellite Image. Hurricane Ioke on 31 August 2006 in the northwest Pacific ocean. True-colour satellite image using MODIS data.

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    Hurricane Katrina, Louisiana, Us, On 25/08/2005, True Colour Satellite Image. Hurricane Katrina on 25 August 2005 crossing southern Florida, US. True-colour satellite image using MODIS data.

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    Hurricane Gordon, Atlantic Ocean, In 2006, True Colour Satellite Image. Hurricane Gordon on 14 September 2006 over the Atlantic ocean. True-colour satellite image using MODIS data.

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    Typhoon Mawar And Tropical Cyclone Guchol, Western Pacific, In 2005, True Colour Satellite Image. Typhon Mawar (left) and Tropical Cyclone Guchol (right) on 22 August 2005, far out in the northwestern Pacific Ocean, some 900 kilometers from Tokyo. True-colour satellite image using MODIS data.

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    Hurricane Wilma, Atlantic Ocean, On 21/10/2005, True Colour Satellite Image. Hurricane Wilma on 21 October 2005 nearing the Yucatan Peninsula coast, Mexico.True-colour satellite image using MODIS data.

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    Side view of a person looking stars through telescope

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    Hurricane Flossie, Pacific Ocean, In 2007, True Colour Satellite Image. Hurricane Flossie on 13 August 2007 over the central Pacific Ocean, nearing the Hawaiian islands (top left on the image). True-colour satellite image using MODIS data.

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    Hurricane Gustav, Louisiana, Us, In 2008, True Colour Satellite Image. Hurricane Gustav on 1st September 2008 over the coast of Louisiana, US. True-colour satellite image using MODIS data.

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    Lonely little boy watching flying balloon

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    Hurricane Frances, Atlantic Ocean, On 30/08/2004, True Colour Satellite Image. Hurricane Frances on 30 August 2004 north of the Caribbean sea. True-colour satellite image using MODIS data.

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    Curious, eager schoolgirl at interactive exhibit in science center

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    Curious kids watching interactive earth exhibit in science center

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    Cyclone Billy, Australia, In 2008, True Colour Satellite Image. Tropical Cyclone Billy over the Indian Ocean, off the coast of Western Australia, on 25 December 2008. True-colour satellite image using MODIS data.

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    Cyclone Izilda, Madagascar, Africa, In 2009, True Colour Satellite Image. Cyclone Izilda in the Mozambique Channel off the coast of Southern Magadascar on 25 March 2009. True-colour satellite image using MODIS data.

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    North America at night. Satellite image of the Earth at night, set against a background of stars, centred on the continent of North America. North is at top. City lights (yellow) show areas of dense population. The highest concentrations of population are on the West and East coasts, in cities such as San Francisco and New York. Inland, the continent is well-developed in the east, but the Great Pl

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    Hurricane Frances, Atlantic Ocean, On 31/08/2004, True Colour Satellite Image. Hurricane Frances on 31 August 2004 north of San Juan, Puerto Rico. True-colour satellite image using MODIS data.

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    Cyclone Gafilo, Indian Ocean, In 2004, True Colour Satellite Image. Tropical Cyclone Gafilo over the Indian Ocean, Northwest of Madagascar, on 6 March 2004. True-colour satellite image using MODIS data.

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    Hurricane Ioke, Pacific Ocean, On 04/09/2006, True Colour Satellite Image. Hurricane Ioke on 4 September 2006 in the northwest Pacific ocean. True-colour satellite image using MODIS data.

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    Asia at night. Satellite image of the Earth at night, set against a background of stars, centred on the continent of Asia. North is at top. City lights (yellow) show areas of dense population. Most of central and western Asia (centre) is uninhabited desert, as is the Arctic (top centre). Large, dense populations are found in India (lower centre), South-East Asia (lower right), eastern China (centr

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    Hurricane Norbert, Pacific Ocean, In 2008, True Colour Satellite Image. Hurricane Norbert on 8 October 2008 over the Pacific ocean off Mexico. True-colour satellite image using MODIS data.

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    Asia, night-day satellite image. This composite image of the Earth is set against a background of stars, and is centred on the continent of Asia. North is at top. The left-hand half of the globe is at night, and city lights (yellow) show areas of dense population. The right-hand half of the globe is lit by sunlight and shows clouds (white), seas and oceans (blue), and land cover: vegetation (green

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    Illustration of a 360-degree view of a pair of astronomers observing the night sky.

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    South America at night. Satellite image of the Earth at night, set against a background of stars, centred on the continent of South America. North is at top. City lights (yellow) show areas of dense population. The highest concentrations of population are on the south-eastern coast, in cities such as Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo, and Buenos Aires. Large cities are also seen on the north-western coast

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    Africa, night-day satellite image. This composite image of the Earth is set against a background of stars, and is centred on the continent of Africa. North is at top. The left-hand half of the globe is at night, and city lights (yellow) show areas of dense population. The right-hand half of the globe is lit by sunlight and shows clouds (white), seas and oceans (blue), and land cover: vegetation (g

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    Hurricane Ivan, Atlantic Ocean, On 05/09/2004, True Colour Satellite Image. Hurricane Ivan on 5 September 2004 east of Tobago island over the Atlantic ocean. True-colour satellite image using MODIS data.

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    Typhoon Haiyan, Western Pacific, In 2001, True Colour Satellite Image. Typhoon Haiyan on 16 October 2001 over the Western Pacific, covering the Ryukyu Islands between Taiwan and Japan. True-colour satellite image using MODIS data.

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    Hurricane Paul, Pacific Ocean, In 2006, True Colour Satellite Image. Hurricane Paul on 22 October 2006 over the Pacific ocean, south of Baja California Peninsula, Mexico. True-colour satellite image using MODIS data.

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    North America, night-day satellite image. This composite image of the Earth is set against a background of stars, and is centred on North America. North is at top. The left-hand half of the globe is at night, and city lights (yellow) show areas of dense population. The right-hand half of the globe is lit by sunlight and shows clouds (white), seas and oceans (blue), and land cover: vegetation (gree

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    Cyclone Nargis, Myanmar, In 2008, True Colour Satellite Image. Tropical Cyclone Nargis on May 1st 2008 off the coast of Burma (Myanmar). True-colour satellite image using MODIS data.

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    Cyclone Gonu, Arabian Sea, In 2007, True Colour Satellite Image. Tropical Cyclone Gonu in the Arabian sea, reaching the Gulf of Oman, on 4 June 2007. True-colour satellite image using MODIS data.

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    The Arctic at night. Satellite image of the Earth at night, set against a background of stars, centred on the Arctic. The North Pole is at centre. City lights (yellow) show areas of dense population. The Arctic is largely uninhabited, with small population centres in Alaska (lower left), Siberia (across upper centre), Scandinavia and Iceland (centre right), Greenland (lower right) and northern Can

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    Calgary Stampede, Stampede Park, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, North America

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    Woman with dog gardening planting bulbs in dirt in autumn garden

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    Hurricane Dean, Mexico, In 2007, True Colour Satellite Image. Hurricane Dean on 21 August 2007 over the Yucatan, Mexico. It was the strongest tropical cyclone of the 2007 Atlantic hurricane season. True-colour satellite image using MODIS data.

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    Cyclone Hamish, Australia, In 2009, True Colour Satellite Image. Tropical Cyclone Hamish over the Coral Sea just off the coast of Queensland, Australia, on 9 March 2009. True-colour satellite image using MODIS data.

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    Africa at night. Satellite image of the Earth at night, set against a background of stars, centred on the continent of Africa. North is at top. City lights (yellow) show areas of dense population. Most of Africa is dark in comparison with the bright lights of the cities of Europe and the Middle East (across top). Rural and undeveloped areas in Africa include the vast Sahara desert in the north, tr

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    Schoolgirls studying a map of the world in classroom, Munich, Bavaria, Germany

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    Campaign against climate change. Protesters marching against using fossil fuels and other environmentally unfriendly activites. The globe in the greenhouse at centre represents the greenhouse effect, the main cause of global warming and climate change.

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    The Arctic, night-day satellite image. This composite image of the Earth is set against a background of stars, and is centred on the Arctic. The North Pole is at centre, with North America at lower centre. The left-hand half of the globe (at night) shows densely populated areas (city lights, yellow). The right-hand half of the globe is lit by sunlight and shows clouds (white), seas (blue), and lan

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    Hurricane Claudette, Texas, Us, In 2003, True Colour Satellite Image. Hurricane Claudette on 15 July 2003 at Matagorda Bay on the middle Texas coast, US. True-colour satellite image using MODIS data.

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    Tropical Storm Edouard, Gulf Of Mexico, In 2008, True Colour Satellite Image. Tropical storm Edouard on 4 August 2008 in the Gulf of Mexico off Louisana, US. True-colour satellite image using MODIS data.

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    Lambs in the Cotswolds, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom, UK.

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    South America, night-day satellite image. This composite image of the Earth is set against a background of stars, and is centred on South America. North is at top. The left-hand half of the globe is at night, and city lights (yellow) show areas of dense population. The right-hand half of the globe is lit by sunlight and shows clouds (white), seas and oceans (blue), and land cover: vegetation (gree

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    Girl holding transparent globe outdoors

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    Couple gardening digging planting bulbs in sunny autumn garden

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    Hurricane Bertha, Atlantic Ocean, In 2008, True Colour Satellite Image. Hurricane Bertha on 9 July 2008 over the Atlantic ocean. True-colour satellite image using MODIS data.

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    Hurricane Dean, satellite image. North is at top. Image obtained at 04:55 local time on 20 August 2007 as the hurricane passed through the western Caribbean, moving from right to left. The island of Cuba is at upper right, and Mexico's Yucatan peninsula is at left. After the eye of the hurricane passed south of Jamaica on 19 August, it strengthened to become a category 5 hurricane with wind speeds

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    Hurricane Ike, Gulf Of Mexico, In 2008, True Colour Satellite Image. Hurricane Ike on 12 September 2008 over the Gulf of Mexico nearing the Texas and Louisiana coast, US. True-colour satellite image using MODIS data.

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    Hurricane Katrina, Louisiana, Us, On 29/08/2005, True Colour Satellite Image. Hurricane Katrina on 29 August 2005 over southeast Louisiana, US. True-colour satellite image using MODIS data.

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    Man looking stars through telescope

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    Hurricane Ivan, Atlantic Ocean, On 09/09/2004, True Colour Satellite Image. Hurricane Ivan on 9 September 2004 over the Carribean sea just north of the Paraguana Peninsula (Venezuela) and Aruba island. True-colour satellite image using MODIS data.

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    Hurricane Hernan, Pacific Ocean, On 01/09/2002, True Colour Satellite Image. Hurricane Hernan on 1st September 2002 over the Pacific ocean, off of Baja California peninsula, Mexico (top right on the image). True-colour satellite image using MODIS data.

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    Wide angle view of a Suricate (Suricata suricatta) looking at camera, Na’an ku se Wild Life Sanctuary, Namibia.

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    Australia, night-day satellite image. This composite image of the Earth is set against a background of stars, and is centred on Australia. North is at top. The left-hand half of the globe is at night, and city lights (yellow) show areas of dense population. The right-hand half of the globe is lit by sunlight and shows clouds (white), seas and oceans (blue), and land cover: vegetation (green) and a

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    Close up view of Suricate (Suricata suricatta), Na’an ku se Wild Life Sanctuary, Namibia.

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    Grandfather shoveling dirt

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    Man resting on shovel

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    Spinning Top in Shape of Globe

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