When we look at the Moon we can easily distinguish dozens of craters caused by the collision of large meteorites or comets with its surface. The same happened on Earth’s surface mainly during its early history but very few people know that a similar event could happen again. Continue reading “Impact Craters on Earth, a deep space proof on our Planet”
Wildfire season has just started for Mediterranean regions and considering the climate forecast projections for this summer, for the fire authorities it might not be very strait forward to face.
According to the latest news 150.000 people have been affected and more than 170 are dead, after torrential monsoon rains triggered devastating floods and tens of landslides in Sri Lanka’s southern regions of Matara. Continue reading “Sri-Lanka floods captured by Sentinel-2”
With a surface of 13,210 km2 is the largest lake of Venezuela and South America. It is connected to the Gulf of Venezuela in the Caribbean Sea by Tablazo Strait and fed by several rivers, the largest called Catatumbo. Continue reading “Lake Maracaibo: an announced environmental disaster.”
After the passage of Cyclone Debbie over East Australia, a massive bleaching event over the Great Coral Barrier has been remotely observed from Satellite images. The same event is being assessed by in-situ measurements which seem confirming the severe event. Continue reading “Great Coral Barrier Bleaching after Cyclone Debbie”
Sentinel-2 image animation (Visible and SWIR RGB composites) acquired the 3rd November over Iraq-Mosul. ISIS militants had set the wells on fire hoping to obscure the view of Iraqi and coalition air forces. http://www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-37891389 Credits: SardegnaClima Onlus Products from: https://scihub.copernicus.eu Continue reading Iraq-Mosul: Oil wells fires