Picture of the month
Sahara desert covered in snow,
Aïn Séfra, Algeria
Sentinel-2, produced by VITO - © Copernicus Sentinel data (2018)
It is very extraordinary, but on January 7, 2018 the Copernicus Sentinel-2 mission captured this exceptional image of Aïn Séfra covered in snow. It is the second time snow has hit in nearly 40 years!
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Recent news on the situation of the South African metropolis Cape Town underlines the gravity of drought as one of the most destructive environmental disasters the world faces today.

Still, we do have the data, the processing power and the analysis tools to monitor the situation day by day. Let’s start using these to the fullest, not only for..

picture of the month

Sahara desert covered in snow,
Aïn Séfra, Algeria

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