Around the world in 80 orbits

  • Snow over UK Ireland

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    FOT754770
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    Snow over UK Ireland
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    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Jonathan Mitchell
    Dimensions
    2829 x 4000 px
    Keywords
    United Kingdom; UK; Great Britain; GB; Europe; European; EU; British; British Isles; Scotland; Scottish; Wales; Ireland; Irish; Welsh; Cornwall; M6; transport; disruption; motorways; blocked; roads; winter; snow; snows; ice; cool; cold; climate; change;...
    Description
    EUROPE United Kingdom | Ireland -- 08 Dec 2010 -- It's Snow White...Snow cover over the British Isles including the Republic of Ireland on the 8th December 2010 as seen from the MODIS instrument on the NASA Terra satellite. Arctic conditions abated...
  • Arctic snow across the UK

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    FOT754772
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    Arctic snow across the UK
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    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Jonathan Mitchell
    Dimensions
    3400 x 4400 px
    Keywords
    UK; GB; Great Britain; Greater; Scotland; Northern Ireland; England; Wales; cloud; weather; cold; extreme; temperatures; events; Atlantic; ocean; Atlantic Ocean; British Isles; isles; British; English; Scottish; Irish; sea; Irish Sea; south; north;...
    Description
    EARTH United Kingdom -- 07 Jan 2010 -- This handout NASA satellite image shows the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland almost entirely blanketed in winter snows. Extreme low temperatures caused by a blocking high pressure front...
  • Tikehau Atoll French Polynesia

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    FOT754816
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    Tikehau Atoll French Polynesia
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    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Jonathan Mitchell
    Dimensions
    3000 x 3000 px
    Keywords
    French Polynesia; Polynesia; coral; atoll; climate; change; geography; southern; Pacific Ocean; paradise; atolls; beautiful; reef; reefs; tropical; environment; geography; Tuamotu Archipelago; Tuamotu; lagoon; blue; science; space; satellite
    Description
    EARTH French Polynesia -- Jul 2009 -- The islands and coral atolls of French Polynesia, located in the southern Pacific Ocean, epitomize the idea of tropical paradise: white sandy beaches, turquoise lagoons, and palm trees. Even from the distance of...
  • Snow over UK Ireland 20 Dec 2010

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    FOT754892
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    Snow over UK Ireland 20 Dec 2010
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    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Jonathan Mitchell
    Dimensions
    2828 x 4000 px
    Keywords
    United Kingdom; UK; Great Britain; GB; Europe; European; EU; British; British Isles; Scotland; Scottish; Wales; Ireland; Irish; Welsh; Cornwall; M6; transport; disruption; motorways; blocked; roads; winter; snow; snows; ice; cool; cold; climate; change;...
    Description
    EUROPE United Kingdom | Ireland -- 20 Dec 2010 -- It's Snow White...Snow cover over the British Isles including the Republic of Ireland on the 8th December 2010 as seen from the MODIS instrument on the NASA Terra satellite. Arctic conditions abated...
  • Isfahan Iran from space

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    FOT754949
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    Isfahan Iran from space
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    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Jonathan Mitchell
    Dimensions
    3118 x 3500 px
    Keywords
    Middle East; Iranian; desert; semi; arid; Estephan; agriculture; farming; irrigation; geography; science; space; satellite
    Description
    EARTH Iran -- 30 Sep 2010 -- Along the coast of the Caspian Sea, Iran enjoys a subtropical climate where vegetation thrives on abundant precipitation. Throughout much of the country, however, arid and semiarid conditions prevail. In these regions, crops...
  • Onekotan Island from space

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    FOT770313
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    Onekotan Island from space
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    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Jonathan Mitchell
    Dimensions
    4288 x 2840 px
    Keywords
    Nemo Peak; volcanos; volcanic; volcano; caldera; calderas; island; islands; Pacific Ocean; Pacific; ocean; Onekotan; isles; 9th; January; 2011; ISS; space; satellite; image; geography; geology; science; coast; coastline; cloud
    Description
    RUSSIAN FEDERATION Onekotan Island -- 09 Jan 2011 -- Onekotan Island - which is part of the Russian Federation in the western Pacific Ocean, is featured in this image photographed from the International Space Station. Snow cover highlights calderas and...
  • The Amazon from space

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    FOT771010
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    The Amazon from space
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    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Jonathan Mitchell
    Dimensions
    4424 x 4800 px
    Keywords
    satellite; space; Amazon; river; rivers; geography; floods; water; hydrology; science, basin, Brazil, rainforest, environment, ecology, science, ecosystem, Negro River, Amazon River, flood, South America, America, Americas, flooded, flooding, climate,...
    Description
    EARTH Brazil -- 07 Jun 2004 -- The Amazon basin floods spectacularly every year. The rise and fall of water is an integral part of the unique rainforest ecosystem. But not every flood is the same. In mid-June 2009, water levels on the Negro River in...
  • Solomon Islands from space

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    FOT771075
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    Solomon Islands from space
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    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Jonathan Mitchell
    Dimensions
    5522 x 3928 px
    Keywords
    Solomon Islands; satellite; tectonic; plates; geography; space; earthquakes; Pacific Ocean; volcanic; southern; sea; seas,
    Description
    EARTH Solomon Islands -- 2007 -- On April 1, 2007, a magnitude 8.1 earthquake rattled the Solomon Islands, 2,145 kilometers (1,330 miles) northeast of Brisbane, Australia. Centered less than ten kilometers beneath the Earth?s surface, the earthquake...
  • Guanaja Island from space

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    FOT836992
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    Guanaja Island from space
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    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Jonathan Mitchell
    Dimensions
    3000 x 2250 px
    Keywords
    islands; caribbean; sea; coral; reef; reefs; environment; space; satellite; image; geography; atlantic; ocean, Guanaja Island, western, Caribbean, environmental, issues, ocean, Atlantic, island, Guanaja, isles, Caribbean Sea,
    Description
    EARTH Guanaja Island -- 01 Mar 2007 -- Guanaja Island is located in the western Caribbean, approximately 60 kilometers (about 37 miles) north of mainland Honduras. The island is near the western edge of the Cayman Ridge, a topographic feature made of...
  • Nangpa Parbat Indian Himalaya

    Image ID
    FOT837172
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    Nangpa Parbat Indian Himalaya
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    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Jonathan Mitchell
    Dimensions
    3000 x 3000 px
    Keywords
    satellite; india; tibet; nepal; asia; south; space; glaciers; global; warming; climate; change; winter; himalaya; himalayas; himalayan; geography; geology; glacier; ice; snow; rivers; water, Nangpa Parbat, Himanchal Pradesh, melt, melting, valleys,...
    Description
    EARTH India -- 1990s -- Nangpa Parbat in Himanchal Pradesh in northern India photographed by a NASA astronaut -- Picture by Lightroom Photos / NASA
  • Earth atmosphere from space

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    FOT839754
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    Earth atmosphere from space
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    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Jonathan Mitchell
    Dimensions
    2004 x 3032 px
    Keywords
    space; earth; cloud; weather; blue; ocean; atmosphere, clouds, weather, climate, atmosphere, ISS,
    Description
    EARTH -- A view of the Earth from on board the International Space Station -- Picture by Lightroom Photos / NASA
  • LRS00864

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    FOT1146051
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    LRS00864
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Jonathan Mitchell
    Dimensions
    4316 x 3200 px
    Keywords
    Near East; Eastern Desert; peninsula; Sinai; Gaza; Port Said; Gulf of Suez; Alexandria; Heraculum; history; crisis; Suez; Suez Canal; Red Sea; Nile Delta; delta; geographical; archaeology; Egyptian; River Nile; Nile; rivers; river; Euphrates; deserts;...
    Description
    EARTH Middle East -- 10 Sep 2000 -- The coast of the Middle East and the Eastern Mediterranean Sea are visible in this NASA MODIS image, along with several nation states. Israel, Lebanon, Jordan, Egypt and Saudi Arabia are discernable -- Picture by...
  • Alps from space Europe

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    FOT754812
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    Alps from space Europe
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    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Jonathan Mitchell
    Dimensions
    3990 x 2742 px
    Keywords
    The Alps; Alps; satellite; geography; Europe; Switzerland; Italy; France; Germany; Austria; Alpine; environment; ecology; space; climate; change; climate change; mountains; mountainous; region; regions; climbing; cloud; weather; ice; snow; peaks;...
    Description
    EARTH The Alps -- 27 Jan 2011 -- The Alps form a crescent stretching from the Mediterranean coasts of Italy and France to Vienna, Austria. On January 17, 2011, clear skies afforded the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA?s...
  • Satellite image of The Alps

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    FOT754818
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    Satellite image of The Alps
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    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Jonathan Mitchell
    Dimensions
    3600 x 2800 px
    Keywords
    The Alps; Alps; satellite; geography; Europe; Switzerland; Italy; France; Germany; Austria; Alpine; environment; ecology; space; climate; change; climate change; mountains; mountainous; region; regions; climbing; cloud; weather; ice; snow; peaks;...
    Description
    EARTH The Alps -- 27 Jan 2011 -- The Alps form a crescent stretching from the Mediterranean coasts of Italy and France to Vienna, Austria. On January 17, 2011, clear skies afforded the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA?s...
  • Glaciers of Mount Everest

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    FOT754877
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    Glaciers of Mount Everest
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    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Jonathan Mitchell
    Dimensions
    4288 x 2846 px
    Keywords
    glaciers; travel; climbing; mountaineering; Mt Everest; Mount Everest; Khumbu; Rongbuk; border; borders; frontier; frontiers; geography; ice; snow; North Col; Lho La; pass; passes; Himalaya; Himalayas; Himalayan; mountains; mountainous; high; sub...
    Description
    EARTH NEPAL / TIBET -- 06 Jan 2011 -- This image taken from the International Space Station shows the glaciers around the north western side of Mount Everest - which straddles the border between Chinese-controlled Tibet and Nepal. The top of the image...
  • Floods in Brisbane Australia

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    FOT754878
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    Floods in Brisbane Australia
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    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Jonathan Mitchell
    Dimensions
    4288 x 2840 px
    Keywords
    satellite; space; floods; La Nina; Brisbane; Australia; disaster; disasters; city; climate; change; rain; rainfall; insurance; ISS
    Description
    EARTH AUSTRALIA Brisbane -- 13 Jan 2011 -- An astronaut photograph taken from the Internatinal Space Station on 13 January 2011 showing the devastating floods in Brisbane, Australia. The floods caused widespread damage to much of Queensland and the city...
  • Italy from Space

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    FOT754893
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    Italy from Space
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    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Jonathan Mitchell
    Dimensions
    4256 x 2824 px
    Keywords
    Italy; from; space; aerial; view; night; Europe; EU; southern; ISS; international space station; astronaut; photography; Tunisia; north; Africa; Adriatic Sea; sea; Mediterranean Sea; med; boot; geography; Earth; Sicily; lights; electricity; cloud;...
    Description
    EARTH Aboard the International Space Station -- 28 Oct 2010 -- Parts of Europe and Africa are very easily recognizable in this night time image shot by one of the Expedition 25 crew members aboard the International Space Station flying 220 miles above...
  • Greenland Climate Change

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    FOT754894
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    Greenland Climate Change
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    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Jonathan Mitchell
    Dimensions
    3202 x 4000 px
    Keywords
    satellite; environment; climate; ice; snow; geography; sea; level; rise; GMSL; global; mean; MODIS; change; carbon; emissions; emissions; COP 16; IPCC, Greenland, Atlantic Ocean,
    Description
    EARTH Greenland -- 16 Dec 2010 -- Satellite image of Greenland showing ice dome and effects of climate change. Melting ice may be affecting sea temperatures and causing colder winters -- Picture by Lightroom Photos | NASA
  • AUSTRALIA Rockhampton -- 09 Jan 2011 -- The airport, Bruce H

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    FOT754899
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    AUSTRALIA Rockhampton -- 09 Jan 2011 -- The airport, Bruce H
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    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Jonathan Mitchell
    Dimensions
    2986 x 3989 px
    Keywords
    Australia; floods; Rockhampton; river; Queensland; coast; satellite; Fitzroy River; flooding; geography; La Nina; events; flood; climate; change; cloud; water; Brisbane; Australasia; science; rain; heavy; disaster; disasters; insurance
    Description
    AUSTRALIA Rockhampton -- 09 Jan 2011 -- The airport, Bruce Highway, and large swaths of Rockhampton (visible in the centre of this image) remained underwater on January 9, 2011. Days of rain pushed the Fitzroy River over its banks, inundating parts of...
  • ANTARCTICA Matusevich Glacier

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    FOT754947
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    ANTARCTICA Matusevich Glacier
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Jonathan Mitchell
    Dimensions
    2621 x 3133 px
    Keywords
    global; warming; climate; change; Antarctica; Antartica; ice; glacier; glaciers; geography, Matusevich Glacier, sea, ocean, Antarctic Sea, southern, Atlantic, Atlantic Ocean, glaciology, science, environment, carbon, emissions, glacial,
    Description
    ANTARCTICA Matusevich Glacier -- 06 Sep 2010 -- The Matusevich Glacier flows toward the coast of East Antarctica, pushing through a channel between the Lazarev Mountains and the northwestern tip of the Wilson Hills. Constrained by surrounding rocks, the...
  • Durrat Al Bahrain

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    FOT756670
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    Durrat Al Bahrain
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    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Jonathan Mitchell
    Dimensions
    3000 x 3000 px
    Keywords
    Durrat Al Bahrain; development; developments; buildings; coast; Bahrain; Middle East; sand; desert; gulf; Persian Gulf; geography; Earth; Earth from Space; ISS; satellite; space; astronaut; photography; International Space Station, construction, projects,
    Description
    EARTH Bahrain -- 04 Feb 2011 -- Astronaut photo from the International Space Station showing the southern end of Bahrain Island - a new complex of 14 artificial islands has risen out of the sea. Designed for residential living and tourism, and aimed at...
  • Emi Koussi volcano Chad Sahara

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    FOT770312
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    Emi Koussi volcano Chad Sahara
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    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Jonathan Mitchell
    Dimensions
    4288 x 2846 px
    Keywords
    Emi Koussi; volcano; Chad; Africa; north; Sahara; desert; deserts; volcanos; geography; geology; science; rock; volcanic; Tibesti; range
    Description
    CHAD Tibesti Range -- 11 Jan 2011 -- The broad Emi Koussi volcano is a shield volcano located in northern Chad, at the southeastern end of the Tibesti Range. The dark volcanic rocks of the volcano provide a sharp contrast to the underlying tan and light...
  • Landslides Brazil 02 Feb 2011

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    FOT770371
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    Landslides Brazil 02 Feb 2011
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Jonathan Mitchell
    Dimensions
    2400 x 3600 px
    Keywords
    satellite; space; comparison; landslide; landslides; disaster; Brazil; Teresopolis; Brazilian; disasters; hillside; deadly; February; 2nd; 2011; 2010s; history; historical; environment; deforestation; January; Serra do Mar; mountainous; latin; America;...
    Description
    EARTH Brazil -- 02 Feb 2011 -- This NASA satellite image show the devastation left by landslides in the hills north and west of Teres
  • Dead Sea Israel

    Image ID
    FOT770910
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    Dead Sea Israel
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Jonathan Mitchell
    Dimensions
    4288 x 2840 px
    Keywords
    ISS; Earth; observation; seas; Dead Sea; Israel; water; salt; desert; cloud; semi; arid; Middle East; satellite; space; views; from
    Description
    EARTH Israel -- 23 Jul 2009 -- Part of the Dead Sea and parts of Israel and Jordan photographed from the International Space Station -- Picture by Lightroom Photos / NASA
  • Chihuahuan Desert Mexico USA

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    FOT770912
    Caption
    Chihuahuan Desert Mexico USA
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Jonathan Mitchell
    Dimensions
    3600 x 4800 px
    Keywords
    USA; Mexico; salt; pans; pan; satellite; Americas; White Sands National Monument; Rocky Mountains; New Mexico; ancient; landscapes; Pleistocene; Ice Age, Chihuahuan Desert, Mexican, White Sands National Monument, sand, sands, desert, deserts,...
    Description
    EARTH USA/Mexico -- Jul 2009 -- At the northern end of the Chihuahuan Desert, which stretches from the southwestern United States into northern Mexico, sits a field of gleaming white sands that form otherworldly dunes. The sands sprawl over some 715...
  • Climate Change Antarctica

    Image ID
    FOT770974
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    Climate Change Antarctica
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Jonathan Mitchell
    Dimensions
    4869 x 6492 px
    Keywords
    Antarctic; Antarctica; Antartic; Antartica; ice; snow; global; warming; climate; change; mountains; mountainous; region; melting; glaciers; glacier; rising; temperature; science; satellite; space; image; Byrd; MODIS, Byrd Glacier,
    Description
    ANTARCTICA Byrd Glacier -- 2007 -- Satellite image of the Byrd Glacier in Antarctica -- Picture by Lightroom Photos | NASA
  • Pohang South Korea

    Image ID
    FOT771015
    Caption
    Pohang South Korea
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Jonathan Mitchell
    Dimensions
    5700 x 3767 px
    Keywords
    space; satellite; port; ports; trade; world; Asia; Korea; infrastructure; roads; bridges; trees; forest; environment; shipping; industry; economy; housing; ISS, Pohang, South Korea, ships,
    Description
    EARTH South Korea -- 12 Jun 2009 -- The port of Pohang, South Korea is featured in this image photographed by a crew member on the International Space Station (ISS). The port city of Pohang is located on the eastern coastline of South Korea and provides...
  • Big Thomson Mesa USA from space

    Image ID
    FOT771017
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    Big Thomson Mesa USA from space
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Jonathan Mitchell
    Dimensions
    5700 x 3782 px
    Keywords
    USA; Utah; state; desert; geography; geology; science; satellite; ISS; national; US; parks; Quaternary; Colorado Plateau; Waterpocket Fold; monocline; Mesozoic; era, Big Thomson Mesa, Capitol Reef National Park, canyon, valley, brown, Dakota Sandstone,...
    Description
    EARTH Utah -- 14 Jun 2009 -- Big Thompson Mesa in the Capitol Reef National Park, Utah is featured in this image photographed from the International Space Station. This detailed photograph depicts a portion of Big Thompson Mesa located near the southern...
  • Deepwater Horizon oil disaster

    Image ID
    FOT771037
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    Deepwater Horizon oil disaster
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Jonathan Mitchell
    Dimensions
    3400 x 2800 px
    Keywords
    oil; disaster; disasters; Gulf of Mexico; satellite; environment; environmental; pollution; polluted; Mississipi; Missisipi; USA; America; EO-1; space; ecology; fisheries; sea; ocean; ecology; science
    Description
    USA Gulf Islands National Seashore -- 26 Jun 2010 -- As of June 27, 2010, the entire gulf-facing beachfront of several barrier islands in eastern Mississippi (offshore of Pascagoula) had received a designation of at least ?lightly oiled? by the...
  • Earth from the ISS

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    FOT771062
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    Earth from the ISS
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Jonathan Mitchell
    Dimensions
    4288 x 2840 px
    Keywords
    landscape; cloud; water; planet; Earth; space; satellite; astronaut; eo; atmosphere; science; sunglint; oceans; sea; seas; environment; ecology; ISS, ocean, water, weather, systems, orbit,
    Description
    EARTH -- 07 Dec 2009 -- A beautiful view of the clouds and oceans of the Earth taken from the International Space Station by an astronaut -- Picture by Lightroom Photos | NASA | ESA
  • Persepolis Iran from space

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    FOT771064
    Caption
    Persepolis Iran from space
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Jonathan Mitchell
    Dimensions
    3000 x 3000 px
    Keywords
    ancient; ruins; Persepolis; Iranian; UNESCO; World Heritage; site; sites; fields; farms; archaeology; history; culture; Middle East; western; Asia; Asian; Zagros Mountains; water; irrigation; geography; tourism; satellite; space; image; aerial;...
    Description
    IRAN Persepolis -- 15 Jun 2010 -- In southwestern Iran, roughly 650 kilometers (400 miles) south of the capital city of Tehran, and roughly 70 kilometers (40 miles) northeast of Shiraz, a cultivated plain gives way to the Zagros Mountains. At the...
  • Deepwater Horizon from space

    Image ID
    FOT771108
    Caption
    Deepwater Horizon from space
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Jonathan Mitchell
    Dimensions
    5069 x 6000 px
    Keywords
    environment; marine; USA; disaster; catastrophe; oil; ocean; ecology; pollution; health; fisheries; oceanography; catastrophic; satellite; space; industry; Deepwater Horizon; rig; leak; leaking; leaks; spill; spills; infamous; Mexico; Florida; coast;...
    Description
    EARTH Gulf of Mexico -- 22 Jun 2010 -- A NASA satellite image shows the massive extent of the leaking crude oil from the damaged BP/Haliburton rig (Deepwater Horizon - which is more or less in the centre of the oil slick) in the Gulf of Mexico - seen as...
  • Ship tracks in the Pacific Ocean

    Image ID
    FOT771176
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    Ship tracks in the Pacific Ocean
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Jonathan Mitchell
    Dimensions
    2210 x 2910 px
    Keywords
    atmosphere; weather; space; ships; shipping; ship; seas; sea; science; satellite; pollution; physics; oceans; ocean; maritime; images; image; geography; formation; cloud; chemistry, Pacific Ocean, contrails, tracks,
    Description
    EARTH Pacific Ocean -- 29 Apr 2002 -- Because clouds represent an area of great uncertainty in studies of global climate, scientists are interested in better understanding the processes by which clouds form and change over time. In recent years,...
  • Super Typhoon Jangmi

    Image ID
    FOT779172
    Caption
    Super Typhoon Jangmi
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Jonathan Mitchell
    Dimensions
    5648 x 4500 px
    Keywords
    typhoon; hurricane; hurricanes; typhoons; extreme; weather; events; storm; intensity; asia; pacific; ocean; climate; environment; change; temperature; rises; effects; global; warming; science; cloud; rain; water; strength; strong; disaster; disasters,...
    Description
    EARTH Pacific Ocean -- 27 Sep 2008 -- The title of strongest storm of 2008 goes to Super Typhoon Jangmi, shown in this image from the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA?s Aqua satellite. Seen from space, even a super typhoon...
  • Mount Tambora Volcano Indonesia

    Image ID
    FOT779237
    Caption
    Mount Tambora Volcano Indonesia
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Jonathan Mitchell
    Dimensions
    4256 x 2827 px
    Keywords
    volcanos; earth; iss; space; volcanic; crater; craters; Sumbawa; island; Indonesia; 1815; 1800s; great; large; vulcanology; geology; rock; forest; forests; Tambora Volcano; Tambora, Mt Tambora, Mount, Mt, Mount Tambora, Pompeii of the East,
    Description
    EARTH Indonesia -- 03 Jun 2009 -- Mount Tambora Volcano, Sumbawa Island in Indonesia is featured in this image photographed by a crew member on the International Space Station. On April 10, 1815 the Tambora volcano produced the largest eruption in...
  • Lake Eyre Australia

    Image ID
    FOT779250
    Caption
    Lake Eyre Australia
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Jonathan Mitchell
    Dimensions
    3600 x 4800 px
    Keywords
    Australia; Lake Eyre; drainage basin; Northern Territory; South Australia; rain; Simpson Desert; basin; geography; geology; satellite; space; lake; lakes; water; hydrology; desert; rainfall; environment; increased; increases; weather
    Description
    EARTH Australia -- Jun 2009 -- Australia?s Lake Eyre drainage basin sprawls across about 1.2 million square kilometers, stretching from Northern Territory to South Australia. Rain, when it falls, drains inward through the Simpson Desert basin into Lake...
  • Climate-Change-Antarctica-Ross-Sea

    Image ID
    FOT781698
    Caption
    Climate-Change-Antarctica-Ross-Sea
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Jonathan Mitchell
    Dimensions
    2800 x 3600 px
    Keywords
    climate; change; changes; peninsula; Antarctic; Antartic; islands; ice; sea; cloud; satellite; weather; environment; melting; glacier; glaciers; western; Ross Sea, Antarctica, geography, Ronne Ice Shelf,
    Description
    EARTH Antarctica -- 17 Feb 2002 -- Several large, irregularly shaped icebergs are floating in the Weddell Sea, east of the Antarctic Peninsula, in this true-color MODIS image from February 17, 2002. The location of several of the bergs has changed...
  • Tibetan Plateau from space

    Image ID
    FOT781699
    Caption
    Tibetan Plateau from space
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Jonathan Mitchell
    Dimensions
    3643 x 4939 px
    Keywords
    science; satellite; Tibet; Tibetan; plateau; mountains; snowy; snow; ice; peaks; water; Asia; Asian; central; western; river; rivers; lake; lakes; glacier; glaciers; range; geography; geology; glacial; GLOF; climate; change; changes; melting
    Description
    EARTH Tibet -- 05 Jan 2007 -- The Tibetan Plateau contains the world's largest persistent ice mass outside of the Arctic and Antarctica. On January 5, 2007, the Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer (ASTER) on NASA's...
  • Thorthormi Glacier Lake Bhutan

    Image ID
    FOT781701
    Caption
    Thorthormi Glacier Lake Bhutan
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Jonathan Mitchell
    Dimensions
    3114 x 3723 px
    Keywords
    environment; satellite; climate; change; ecology; Asia; south; Asian; Bhutan; Bhutanese; glacier; glaciers; mountains; Himalaya; Himalayas; Himalayan; issues; water; ice; snow; peaks; adventure; travel; dangerous; problems; caused; melting; geography;...
    Description
    EARTH Bhutan -- 28 Oct 2009 -- As glaciers grind their way across the landscape, they pile up rocky debris, forming moraines. At the terminus of a glacier, moraines can act as natural dams for lakes filled with melt water. When they fail, they can...
  • Irrawaddy Delta Burma

    Image ID
    FOT781718
    Caption
    Irrawaddy Delta Burma
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Jonathan Mitchell
    Dimensions
    3000 x 2000 px
    Keywords
    typhoon; typhoons; Nargis; Typhoon Nargis; Irrawaddy; deltas; delta; river; rivers; water; climate; change; flat; rising; sea; levels; Irrawaddy Delta; Burma; Myanmar; disasters; global; warming; population; populations; fisheries; fishing; agriculture;...
    Description
    EARTH Irrawaddy Delta -- Sep 2009 -- Rivers flow across the world?s continents, picking up soil as they grow and move towards the ocean. When rivers pour into the sea, the dirt and rocks sink as fresh water disperses into salt. Over time, rich flat...
  • Ulan Bator from space

    Image ID
    FOT781721
    Caption
    Ulan Bator from space
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Jonathan Mitchell
    Dimensions
    2970 x 3000 px
    Keywords
    Earth; Ulan Bator; Mongolia; Ulaan Baatar; River Tuul; July; 2009; unusual; odd; weather; events; floods; flooding; desert; deserts; water; dry; rivers; Tuul; climate; change; environment, Ulaanbaatar, airport, city, Mongol, east, northeast,...
    Description
    EARTH Ulan Bator -- 24 Jul 2009 -- Mongolia's capital city of Ulaanbaatar (also Ulan Bator) occupies a valley along the Tuul River. Roughly 1, 350 meters (4,430 feet) above sea level, and over 47 degrees north of the Equator, the city rests atop a...
  • Satellite Image of Haitian Earthquake

    Image ID
    FOT781749
    Caption
    Satellite Image of Haitian Earthquake
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Jonathan Mitchell
    Dimensions
    2700 x 3600 px
    Keywords
    disaster; disasters; Haiti; Haitian; earthquake; emergency; rescue; Caribbean; history; historical; personnel; workers; relief; aid; medical; Haitian Earthquake; response; satellite; imagery; infrastructure; damage; roads; road; buildings; downtown;...
    Description
    HAITI Port-au-Prince -- 15 Jan 2010 -- A handout commercial satellite image downloaded and processed by the Eagle Vision System, managed by the Electronic Systems Center at Hanscom Air Force Base, Mass., shows the destruction in Port-au-Prince, Haiti,...
  • London at night from space

    Image ID
    FOT781778
    Caption
    London at night from space
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Jonathan Mitchell
    Dimensions
    3032 x 2004 px
    Keywords
    satellite; space; images; photos; photo; image; night; electricity; lighting; M25; motorway; orbital; ring; road; roads; energy; use; efficiency; light; pollution; arteries; transport; central; greater; London; England; UK; GB; Great; Britain; south;...
    Description
    EARTH United Kingdom -- 18 Sep 2003 -- This wonderful image taken by an astronaut on the International Space Station show London and the south eastern part of England at night. London is the bright spot in the centre and on the bottom left of the image...
  • Climate-change-Baffin-Island-Canada

    Image ID
    FOT781827
    Caption
    Climate-change-Baffin-Island-Canada
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Jonathan Mitchell
    Dimensions
    4400 x 6000 px
    Keywords
    climate; change; north; Arctic; Sea; Baffin; Island; exploration; John Barrow; environment; melting; glaciers; ice; water; geography; mountains; coast; coastline; seas; Atlantic; Ocean; satellite; space; image; science; issues; global; warming; melts;...
    Description
    EARTH Baffin Island -- 11 Jul 2009 -- In the depths of winter, ice hugs the coastline of Canada's Baffin Island. Summertime sunlight, however, dramatically melts the ice away from the coastline. Seasonal sea ice retreat was well underway when the...
  • Melting sea ice Antarctica

    Image ID
    FOT781896
    Caption
    Melting sea ice Antarctica
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Jonathan Mitchell
    Dimensions
    3200 x 2400 px
    Keywords
    climate; change; Antarctic; Antarctica; ice; global; warming; rising; sea; levels; icebergs; large; iceberg; satellite; space; image; EO; geography; science; water; H2O; melting; melts
    Description
    EARTH Antarctica -- 12-13 Jan 2010 -- Within a 24-hour space, an area of sea ice larger than the state of Rhode Island broke away from the Ronne-Filchner Ice Shelf and shattered into many smaller pieces. The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer...
  • Melting sea ice Antarctica

    Image ID
    FOT781897
    Caption
    Melting sea ice Antarctica
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Jonathan Mitchell
    Dimensions
    3200 x 2400 px
    Keywords
    climate; change; Antarctic; Antarctica; ice; global; warming; rising; sea; levels; icebergs; large; iceberg; satellite; space; image; EO; geography; science; water; H2O; melting; melts
    Description
    EARTH Antarctica -- 12-13 Jan 2010 -- Within a 24-hour space, an area of sea ice larger than the state of Rhode Island broke away from the Ronne-Filchner Ice Shelf and shattered into many smaller pieces. The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer...
  • Sicily from space

    Image ID
    FOT836943
    Caption
    Sicily from space
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Jonathan Mitchell
    Dimensions
    1762 x 1762 px
    Keywords
    space; science; mediterranean; sea; islands; satellite; image; volcanos; eruptions; smoke; plume, Envisat, Mount Etna, geophysics, volcanic, Italy, Sicily,
    Description
    EARTH Sicily -- 25 Nov 2006 -- This Envisat MERIS image acquired on 25 November 2006 captures smoke spewing from Europe's largest active volcano, Mount Etna. The 3,350 metre-high volcano resumed eruptions in early September this year and entered...
  • LRS02518

    Image ID
    FOT836947
    Caption
    LRS02518
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Jonathan Mitchell
    Dimensions
    3000 x 2982 px
    Keywords
    satellite; satellites; space; asia; asian; geography; chinese; korean; seas; coastline
    Description
    EARTH Yellow Sea -- 13 Apr 2005 -- The Yellow Sea, bordered by China, North Korea and South Korea, is shown in this Envisat image. It has a width of 1774 kilometres -- Picture by Lightroom Photos / ESA
  • Yenisei River Siberia from space

    Image ID
    FOT836949
    Caption
    Yenisei River Siberia from space
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Jonathan Mitchell
    Dimensions
    3000 x 3000 px
    Keywords
    geography; space; satellites; satellite, Yenisei River, Siberia, Envisat, ESA, Russian Federation, rivers, Earth, observation, geography, mountains, geology, cloud, forest, forests,
    Description
    EARTH Siberia -- 07 Aug 2006 -- The Yenisei River in Siberia is seen flowing from the lower right to the upper left in this Envisat image acquired by its Medium Resolution Imaging Spectrometer (MERIS) -- Picture by Lightroom Photos / ESA
  • Indian Monsoon

    Image ID
    FOT837015
    Caption
    Indian Monsoon
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Jonathan Mitchell
    Dimensions
    5000 x 2800 px
    Keywords
    space; photo; image; asia; south; food; climate; change; melting; himalayas; himalaya; himalayan; glaciers; tibetan; plateau; china; prices; water; resources; geography; agriculture; floods; flooding; inflation; economy; cloud; monsoon; rain; rains;...
    Description
    EARTH South Asia -- Jul 2007 -- This satellite image shows the Tibetan Plateau, parts of Nepal and northern India during July 2007, when the region was in the grip of serious floods which displaced around 35 million people and killed thousands. The...
  • Big Ben Heard Island Antarctica

    Image ID
    FOT837084
    Caption
    Big Ben Heard Island Antarctica
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Jonathan Mitchell
    Dimensions
    2004 x 3032 px
    Keywords
    climate; change; global; warming; environment; ice; glaciers; glacier; melting; climatic; geography; volcano; volcanos; active; inactive; iss; space; satellite, Big Ben, Heard Island, Antarctica,
    Description
    HEARD ISLAND, BIG BEN, ANTARCTICA Heard Island -- c.2003 -- "Big Ben" dome on Heard Island in Antarctica photographed from the International Space Station -- Picture by Lightroom Photos / NASA
  • India from space

    Image ID
    FOT837311
    Caption
    India from space
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Jonathan Mitchell
    Dimensions
    3400 x 4600 px
    Keywords
    indian; sub; continent; nepal; smoke; fires; geography; space; image; photo; south; asia; asian, India,
    Description
    EARTH India -- 2005 -- Smoke from hundreds of fires (the red dots seen in the image) obscure most of the Punjab region of India. This area is a major source of agriculture for India
  • LRS02763

    Image ID
    FOT837312
    Caption
    LRS02763
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Jonathan Mitchell
    Dimensions
    3200 x 2400 px
    Keywords
    photo; image; space; geography; fires; satellite
    Description
    EARTH Siberia -- 01 Aug 2005 -- Across the lowlands of the Central Siberian Plain in central Russia, dozens of large fires were filling the skies with thick, white smoke on August 1, 2005 when the Terra MODIS instrument captured this image. The larger...
  • LRS02766

    Image ID
    FOT837313
    Caption
    LRS02766
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Jonathan Mitchell
    Dimensions
    5600 x 7200 px
    Keywords
    satellite; photo; image; space; geography; science
    Description
    EARTH Africa -- 03 Oct 2005 -- On the 3rd of October, 2005, observers in Europe and Africa, as well as parts of Asia, saw a partial eclipse of the Sun. Solar eclipses occur when the Earth, Moon, and Sun are all in a straight line with the Moon in the...
  • LRS02793

    Image ID
    FOT837314
    Caption
    LRS02793
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Jonathan Mitchell
    Dimensions
    3600 x 4800 px
    Keywords
    satellite; photo; image; space; geography; science; global; warming; climate; change
    Description
    EARTH Antarctica -- 12 Oct 2001-- This true-color MODIS image, acquired from data collected on October 12, 2001, displays the northwestern portion of the Ross Ice Shelf. Spanning nearly 600 miles in length, and achieving a thickness of 3000 feet in...
  • LRS02794

    Image ID
    FOT837315
    Caption
    LRS02794
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Jonathan Mitchell
    Dimensions
    4000 x 5200 px
    Keywords
    global; science; geography; space; image; photo; satellite; asia; asian
    Description
    EARTH Japan -- 15 Oct 2001 -- This true-color MODIS image of Japan was captured from data acquired on October 15, 2001. The visible islands are Honshu, which is the largest of the Japanese Islands, Shikoku, and Kyushu, from top to bottom respectively....
  • LRS02796

    Image ID
    FOT837316
    Caption
    LRS02796
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Jonathan Mitchell
    Dimensions
    4400 x 3400 px
    Keywords
    warming; climate; change; global; science; geography; space; image; photo; satellite; americas; weather; extreme
    Description
    EARTH Canada / USA -- 24 Oct 2001 -- A strong winter storm swept across the Northern Great Plains on October 24, 2001, bringing high winds, bitter cold temperatures, and heavy snowfall to much of the region. Parts of Canada, Montana, North Dakota, and...
  • Bering Strait from space

    Image ID
    FOT837317
    Caption
    Bering Strait from space
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Jonathan Mitchell
    Dimensions
    3600 x 2800 px
    Keywords
    americas; satellite; photo; image; space; geography; science, Bering Strait, Alaska, Russia, Russian Federation, east, Asia, America, Americas, USA, phytoplankton bloom, Norton Sound, St Lawrence Island, Pacific Ocean, sea, islands, island, coast,...
    Description
    EARTH Bering Strait -- 31 May 2001 -- Running vertically between Alaska on the right and Russia on the left, the Bering Strait is mostly free of ice in this true-color MODIS image. To the lower right of the image, a phytoplankton bloom appears to be...
  • The Bahamas from space

    Image ID
    FOT837318
    Caption
    The Bahamas from space
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Jonathan Mitchell
    Dimensions
    2682 x 3000 px
    Keywords
    science; geography; space; image; photo; satellite; americas; travel; atlantis; carribean, Bahamas, islands, Andros, Great Abaco, Grand Bahama, USA, Florida, Cuba, coral, reefs, environment, sea, ocean, marine, biology, cloud,
    Description
    EARTH Bahamas -- 05 Oct 2001 -- The Bahamas take centerstage in this MODIS true-color image that was acquired from data collected on October 5, 2001. The largest island of the country, which is in the center of the image, is Andros with Grand Bahama and...
  • LRS02802

    Image ID
    FOT837319
    Caption
    LRS02802
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Jonathan Mitchell
    Dimensions
    2600 x 3400 px
    Keywords
    satellite; science; usa; united; states; geography; flooding; vulnerable; coast; southern; south; america; americas; north; rivers; deltas
    Description
    EARTH Mississippi River Delta -- 15 Oct 2001 -- The Mississippi River delta teems with sediment deposited by the river as it flows into the Gulf of Mexico in this true-color satellite image. The sediment, which is marked by brown swirls in the Gulf,...
  • LRS02807

    Image ID
    FOT837320
    Caption
    LRS02807
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Jonathan Mitchell
    Dimensions
    2800 x 3600 px
    Keywords
    photo; image; satellite; science; south; america; geography; mountains; andes; ancient; civilization; archaeology
    Description
    EARTH Peru -- 28 May 2001 -- This MODIS true-color image of parts of Peru (upper left), Bolivia (right) and Chile shows Lake Titicaca in the upper center of the image, where it straddles the border of Peru and Bolivia. The greenish body of water its...
  • Bay of Biscay

    Image ID
    FOT837321
    Caption
    Bay of Biscay
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Jonathan Mitchell
    Dimensions
    4400 x 3400 px
    Keywords
    geography; science; satellite; image; photo; economy; fisheries; maritime; shipping; lanes; europe; european; french; spanish; coast; spain; spanish; mane; seafaring; celtic; culture; atlantis; atlantic; bordeaux; wine; production; economic; eu,...
    Description
    EARTH Atlantic Ocean -- 28 May 2001 -- This satellite image shows the Atlantic coast of France and northern Spain. The Bay of Biscay is a famous sea area for sailors and has an abundance of fishing grounds. Brittany in France is also clearly visible in...
  • LRS02811

    Image ID
    FOT837322
    Caption
    LRS02811
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Jonathan Mitchell
    Dimensions
    4000 x 3000 px
    Keywords
    asia; geography; space; satellite; asian; mountains; atlas
    Description
    EARTH Central Asia -- 30 May 2001 -- This MODIS true-color image shows potions of Kazakhstan (top) and Kyrgyzstan at the bottom. The lake at the top of the image is Lake Balkash -- Picture by Lightroom Photos / NASA
  • LRS02812

    Image ID
    FOT837323
    Caption
    LRS02812
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Jonathan Mitchell
    Dimensions
    2400 x 3200 px
    Keywords
    satellite; space; geography; africa; african; environment; ecology; degredation; fires; deforestation
    Description
    EARTH Madagascar -- 29 May 2001 -- In this MODIS true-color surface reflectance image of the west coast of Madagascar, several fires have been detected and are superimposed on the image as red dots. MODIS has thermal detectors uniquely designed to...
  • LRS02814

    Image ID
    FOT837324
    Caption
    LRS02814
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Jonathan Mitchell
    Dimensions
    4200 x 5600 px
    Keywords
    kiwi; north; south; island; islands; antipodean; geography; space; satellite; environment; southern; pacific; ocean; sea
    Description
    EARTH New Zealand -- 05 Jun 2001 -- This true-color image captured by MODIS on June 5, 2001 shows the North Island and South Island of New Zealand. The two bodies of land are separated by the Cook Strait -- Picture by Lightroom Photos / NASA
  • Sea of Okhotsk Russia

    Image ID
    FOT839236
    Caption
    Sea of Okhotsk Russia
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Jonathan Mitchell
    Dimensions
    6000 x 4600 px
    Keywords
    Siberia; Russia; Sea of Okhotsk; Okhotsk; sea; satellite; space; arctic; Russian Federation; Earth; space; Russia from space; ocean; Pacific Ocean; Arctic Circle; Arctic Sea
    Description
    EARTH Sea of Okhotsk -- 06 Feb 2006 -- Tucked between Siberia and Russia?s frozen Kamchatka Peninsula, the Sea of Okhotsk was a field of ice when the satellite captured this photo-like image on. The Sea of Okhotsk is at the same latitude as the Gulf of...
  • Arctic Ocean

    Image ID
    FOT839237
    Caption
    Arctic Ocean
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Jonathan Mitchell
    Dimensions
    3258 x 3258 px
    Keywords
    arctic; pole; polar; climate; change; north; melting; climatic; global; warming; Arctic Ocean; sea; ice; icebergs; iceberg; satellite; space; Arctic from space; melt; rising; seas; science
    Description
    EARTH Arctic Ocean -- 16 Jun 2001 -- For many years, scientists have expected that climate change will be more rapid and dramatic at the poles than at lower latitudes, an expectation that has been demonstrated both with climate models and recent...
  • Somalia from space

    Image ID
    FOT839241
    Caption
    Somalia from space
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Jonathan Mitchell
    Dimensions
    5500 x 3643 px
    Keywords
    african; africa; indian; ocean; east; eastern; Somalia; desert; Earth; Indian Ocean; sea; space; satellite
    Description
    EARTH Somalia -- 23 Feb 2007 -- The coast of Somalia from space
  • Somalia from space

    Image ID
    FOT839242
    Caption
    Somalia from space
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Jonathan Mitchell
    Dimensions
    5050 x 3345 px
    Keywords
    eastern; east; ocean; Indian; Africa; African; Indian Ocean; geography; science; cloud; dry; desert; Somalia
    Description
    EARTH Somalia -- 23 Feb 2007 -- This image show the coast of Somalia and is centred at approximately Lat: 9.8
  • Iceland from space

    Image ID
    FOT839650
    Caption
    Iceland from space
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Jonathan Mitchell
    Dimensions
    3508 x 2952 px
    Keywords
    space; geography; satellite; environment; coastal; coast; atlantic; ocean; artic; sea
    Description
    EARTH Iceland -- 26 Feb 2007 -- This Envisat image features a snow-covered Iceland, a volcanic island famous for its volcanoes, glaciers, lakes, lava, hot springs and the singer Bjork! Visible in the lower left of the image is Lake Pingvallavatn, the...
  • Red Sea from space

    Image ID
    FOT839755
    Caption
    Red Sea from space
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Jonathan Mitchell
    Dimensions
    4203 x 4203 px
    Keywords
    earth; red; sea; seas; borders; waterways; geography; world; satellite; space; photo; photos; middle; east; strategic; shipping; maritime
    Description
    EARTH Red Sea -- 16 Feb 2007 -- This ESA Envisat image shows the Red Sea and Egypt (left) and Saudi Arabia (right). The River Nile and it's irrigation can be seen as the green band on the left. Part of the Suez Canal is also visible in the upper...
  • Arctic Winter Edinburgh Scotland UK

    Image ID
    FOT839933
    Caption
    Arctic Winter Edinburgh Scotland UK
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Jonathan Mitchell
    Dimensions
    2383 x 2614 px
    Keywords
    United Kingdom; UK; Great Britain; GB; Europe; European; EU; British; British Isles; Scotland; Scottish; Edinburgh; Western Isles; Outer Hebrides; Orkney; isles; islands; Atlantic; climate; change; snow; ice; cold; weather; forecast; deep; freeze; cool;...
    Description
    UK SCOTLAND Edinburgh -- 02 Dec 2010 -- White out...A frozen view of Scotland and it's isles as seen from the NASA Terra satellite. The striking image shows how the heavy snow and Arctic temperatures have affected the British Isles over the past...
  • Arctic Winter Edinburgh Scotland UK

    Image ID
    FOT839934
    Caption
    Arctic Winter Edinburgh Scotland UK
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Jonathan Mitchell
    Dimensions
    3487 x 4931 px
    Keywords
    United Kingdom; UK; Great Britain; GB; Europe; European; EU; British; British Isles; Scotland; Scottish; Edinburgh; Western Isles; Outer Hebrides; Orkney; isles; islands; Atlantic; climate; change; snow; ice; cold; weather; forecast; deep; freeze; cool;...
    Description
    UK British Isles -- 02 Dec 2010 -- White out...A frozen view of the British Isles isles as seen from the NASA Terra satellite. The striking image shows how the heavy snow and Arctic temperatures have affected the British Isles over the past week. Deep...
  • Australian Floods 2011

    Image ID
    FOT840162
    Caption
    Australian Floods 2011
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Jonathan Mitchell
    Dimensions
    2986 x 3989 px
    Keywords
    Australia; floods; Rockhampton; river; Queensland; coast; satellite; Fitzroy River; flooding; geography; La Nina; events; flood; climate; change; cloud; water; Brisbane; Australasia; science; rain; heavy; disaster; disasters; insurance
    Description
    AUSTRALIA Rockhampton -- 09 Jan 2011 -- The airport, Bruce Highway, and large swaths of Rockhampton (visible in the centre of this image) remained underwater on January 9, 2011. Days of rain pushed the Fitzroy River over its banks, inundating parts of...
  • Tien Shan Mountain Range

    Image ID
    FOT840326
    Caption
    Tien Shan Mountain Range
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Jonathan Mitchell
    Dimensions
    5500 x 3646 px
    Keywords
    Tien Shan; Tien Shen; Celestial Mountains; Sinkiang; glacier; glaciers; cirque; valley glacier; peaks; climbing; mountaineering; China; western; occupied; Central Asia; aerial; ISS; space; satellite; Xuelian Feng; Peak 6231; geography; climate; change;...
    Description
    EARTH CHINA Tien Shan Mountains -- 16 Mar 2011 -- The Tien Shan??celestial mountains? in Chinese - is one of the largest continuous mountain ranges in the world, extending approximately 2,500 kilometers (1,550 miles) roughly east-west across Central...
  • Infra-red satellite view of Hurricane Sandy

    Image ID
    FOT1105901
    Caption
    Infra-red satellite view of Hurricane Sandy
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Jonathan Mitchell
    Dimensions
    6000 x 9000 px
    Keywords
    Hurricane Sandy; earth; sandy; satellite; storm; storms; superstorm, extreme, weather, events,
    Description
    EARTH USA -- 29 Oct 2012 -- Infra-red satellite view of Hurricane Sandy as it approaches the densely populated US East Coast. An estimated 60 million Americans were expected to be affected by rain, wind, snow, or ocean surges from the storm. The Visible...
  • South Georgia from space

    Image ID
    FOT1105903
    Caption
    South Georgia from space
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Jonathan Mitchell
    Dimensions
    6000 x 3974 px
    Keywords
    Antarctic Circle; Atlantic Ocean; BAS; British Antarctic Survey; Cumberland Bay; Grytviken; Mount Paget; Shackleton; South Atlantic Ocean; South Georgia; aerial; bay; cold; exposed; geography; ice; islands; mountain range; mountains; rugged; science;...
    Description
    SOUTH GEORGIA -- 26Aug 2005 -- The high mountains protect the north and eastern coast of the island from the prevailing gales coming from Antarctica and the west. The steep topography also makes deep bays along the coast, which provide habitat for...
  • Veraguas Panama from space

    Image ID
    FOT1105926
    Caption
    Veraguas Panama from space
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Jonathan Mitchell
    Dimensions
    4576 x 6000 px
    Keywords
    Golfo de Montijo; Pablo; Rio San Pablo; Veraguas; agriculture; america; americas; central; environment; farming; fresh; freshwater; geography; habitat; habitats; panama; rainforest; river; rural; san; science; water; wetland; wetlands
    Description
    EARTH Panama -- 16 Feb 2013 -- In January 2013, a new Earth-observing instrument was installed on the International Space Station (ISS). ISERV Pathfinder consists of a commercial camera, a telescope, and a pointing system, all positioned to look through...
  • Tristan de Cunha from space

    Image ID
    FOT1107378
    Caption
    Tristan de Cunha from space
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Jonathan Mitchell
    Dimensions
    6000 x 3992 px
    Keywords
    Tristan de Cunha; Atlantic; cloud; coast; coastline; from; geographical; geography; islands; ocean; oceans; satellite; sea; space; volcanic; volcano
    Description
    EARTH Tristan de Cunha -- 06 Feb 2013 -- The island of Tristan da Cunha is located in the southern Atlantic Oceanâmore than 3,700 kilometers (2,300 miles) from the coastline of Antarctica, approximately 2,800 kilometers (1,700 miles) to the southern tip...
  • Snow in the USA

    Image ID
    FOT1107533
    Caption
    Snow in the USA
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Jonathan Mitchell
    Dimensions
    5000 x 6400 px
    Keywords
    Colorado; Rocky Mountains; United States; cold; conditions; extreme; heavy; ice; mountain; ranges; snow; USA; weather; winter
    Description
    EARTH USA -- 21 Dec 2012 -- In time for the 2012 winter solstice, a storm dropped snow over most of the Rocky Mountains in the United States. On December 20, the National Weather Service reported snow depths exceeding 100 centimeters (39 inches) in some...
  • Earth by Night from space 2012

    Image ID
    FOT1107538
    Caption
    Earth by Night from space 2012
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Jonathan Mitchell
    Dimensions
    13500 x 6750 px
    Keywords
    Australia; China; Earth by Night; Egypt; India; Japan; Middle East; NOAA; New Zealand; Norway; Portugal; Russia; Sweden; Africa; america; Americas; cities; earth; electrical; electricity; Europe; france; geography; Germany; lights; map; maps; night;...
    Description
    EARTH -- Jul-Oct 2012 -- This new image of the Earth at night is a composite assembled from data acquired by the Suomi National Polar-orbiting Partnership (Suomi NPP) satellite over nine days in April 2012 and thirteen days in October 2012. It took 312...
  • Silk Road Dunhuang China

    Image ID
    FOT1107612
    Caption
    Silk Road Dunhuang China
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Jonathan Mitchell
    Dimensions
    4800 x 6000 px
    Keywords
    Aurel Stein; Cave of the Thousand Buddhas; Central Asia; China; Dunhuang; Sinkiang; archaeology; art; desert; dunes; history
    Description
    In northwestern China, near the ancient Silk Road outpost of Dunhuang, the sandy landscape sees little moisture but is no stranger to cold. When the cold combines with rare precipitation, the sand dunes of this desert are graced with snow. The Advanced...
  • Silk Road Dunhuang China

    Image ID
    FOT1107613
    Caption
    Silk Road Dunhuang China
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Jonathan Mitchell
    Dimensions
    4800 x 6000 px
    Keywords
    Aurel Stein; Cave of the Thousand Buddhas; Central Asia; China; Dunhuang; Sinkiang; archaeology; art; desert; dunes; history
    Description
    In northwestern China, near the ancient Silk Road outpost of Dunhuang, the sandy landscape sees little moisture but is no stranger to cold. When the cold combines with rare precipitation, the sand dunes of this desert are graced with snow. The Advanced...
  • Ozone Hole 2013

    Image ID
    FOT1145952
    Caption
    Ozone Hole 2013
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Jonathan Mitchell
    Dimensions
    2615 x 3000 px
    Keywords
    space; NASA; science; Earth; Antarctica; ozone; gas; hole; reduction; September; 2013; science; environment; environmental; problems; issues; issue; chemistry; Antarctic; Antartic; Antartica; graphic
    Description
    EARTH Antarctica -- 26 Oct 2013 -- This image composed of NASA satellite data shows a slight reduction in the ozone hole which forms in the Earth's stratosphere every autumn. The average size of the ozone hole was 8.1 million sq miles (21m sq km)...
  • LRS00865

    Image ID
    FOT1146049
    Caption
    LRS00865
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Jonathan Mitchell
    Dimensions
    3600 x 4800 px
    Keywords
    Near East; Amman; Tel Aviv; Nicosia; Eastern Desert; peninsula; Sinai; Gaza; Port Said; Gulf of Suez; Alexandria; Heraculum; history; crisis; Suez; Suez Canal; Red Sea; Nile Delta; delta; geographical; archaeology; Egyptian; River Nile; Nile; rivers;...
    Description
    EARTH Middle East -- 10 Sep 2000 -- The coast of the Middle East and the Eastern Mediterranean Sea are visible in this NASA satellite image, along with several nation states. Israel, Lebanon, Syria, Iraq, Cyprus, Jordan, Egypt and Saudi Arabia are...
  • LRS00866

    Image ID
    FOT1146050
    Caption
    LRS00866
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Jonathan Mitchell
    Dimensions
    4478 x 5700 px
    Keywords
    Near East; environment; agriculture; supply; water; irrigation; rivers; river; Euphrates; deserts; area; region; Jews; Christians; Muslims; Holy Land; Syrian Desert; An Nafud; Cyprus; geology; flashpoints; frontiers; borders; political; Syria; Dead Sea;...
    Description
    EARTH Middle East -- 10 Sep 2000 -- The coast of the Middle East and the Eastern Mediterranean Sea are visible in this NASA MODIS image, along with several nation states. Israel, Lebanon, Syria, Jordan, Egypt and Saudi Arabia are discernable -- Picture...
  • Turkey from space

    Image ID
    FOT1146052
    Caption
    Turkey from space
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Jonathan Mitchell
    Dimensions
    4800 x 3600 px
    Keywords
    Anatolia; Syria; Lebanon; Greek; islands; photos; images; image; photo; satellite; geography; middle; east; near east; Turkish; lakes; Istanbul; sea; Mediterranean; straits; strait; Bosphorus; Black Sea; Crete; Cyprus; Greece; Turkey
    Description
    EARTH Eastern Mediterranean -- 2005 -- Turkey, Greece, Cyprus, Syria and Lebanon are featured in this MODIS image -- Picture by Lightroom Photos / NASA
  • LRS00863

    Image ID
    FOT1146053
    Caption
    LRS00863
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Jonathan Mitchell
    Dimensions
    2964 x 3980 px
    Keywords
    Near East; rivers; river; Euphrates; deserts; area; region; Jews; Christians; Muslims; Holy Land; Syrian Desert; An Nafud; Cyprus; geology; flashpoints; frontiers; borders; political; Syria; Dead Sea; Gulf of Aqaba; Gulf of Akba; geography; politics;...
    Description
    EARTH Middle East -- 10 Sep 2000 -- The coast of the Middle East and the Eastern Mediterranean Sea are visible in this NASA MODIS image, along with several nation states. Israel, Lebanon Cyprus, Turkey, Syria, Jordan, Egypt and Saudi Arabia are...
  • LRS00872

    Image ID
    FOT1146058
    Caption
    LRS00872
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Jonathan Mitchell
    Dimensions
    3400 x 4400 px
    Keywords
    Near East; Suez; vertical; Suez Canal; Nile; River Nile; rivers; river; Euphrates; deserts; area; region; Jews; Christians; Muslims; Holy Land; Syrian Desert; An Nafud; Cyprus; geology; flashpoints; frontiers; borders; political; Syria; Dead Sea; Gulf...
    Description
    EARTH Middle East -- 10 Sep 2000 -- The coast of the Middle East and the Eastern Mediterranean Sea are visible in this NASA MODIS image, along with several nation states. Israel, Lebanon, Iraq, Cyprus, Turkey, Syria, Jordan, Egypt and Saudi Arabia are...
  • Pavlof Volcano 2013

    Image ID
    FOT1146089
    Caption
    Pavlof Volcano 2013
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Jonathan Mitchell
    Dimensions
    4256 x 2832 px
    Keywords
    international; space; station; ISS; technology; science; Pavlof; volcano; volcanos; eruption; aerial; plume; smoke
    Description
    ABOARD THE INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION -- 18 May 2013 -- Pavlof Volcano was captured in the fourth day of its eruption by one of the astronauts on the International Space Station. Pavlof volcano, on the Alaskan Peninsula, about 625 miles (1,000...
  • ABOARD THE INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION -- 11 June 2013 -- Ne

    Image ID
    FOT1146096
    Caption
    ABOARD THE INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION -- 11 June 2013 -- Ne
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Jonathan Mitchell
    Dimensions
    4256 x 2832 px
    Keywords
    international; space; station; ISS; Nevados de Chillan; science; volcanic; volcano; volcanos; Argentina; Chile; mountains; Andes; from; glaciers; climate; change
    Description
    ABOARD THE INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION -- 11 June 2013 -- Nevados de Chillan in Chile is featured in this image photographed by an astronaut on the International Space Station. This photograph highlights a large volcanic area located near the...
  • Earth 2013

    Image ID
    FOT1146110
    Caption
    Earth 2013
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Jonathan Mitchell
    Dimensions
    16000 x 8000 px
    Keywords
    Nubian Desert; Sumatra; Borneo; Great Dwindling Range; Lake Eyre; MacDonnel Ranges; Bengal; Bay of Bengal; Tasman Sea; zone; zones; Greenwich Mean Time; time; GMT; tropical; tropics; Tropic of Cancer; Tropic of Capricorn; Mount Cook; Bass Strait; Gulf...
    Description
    EARTH -- 2013 -- This spectacular image is the most detailed true-color image of the entire Earth to date. Using a collection of satellite-based observations, scientists and visualizers stitched together months of observations of the land surface,...
  • EARTH USA California -- 26 Aug 2013 -- One of the crew membe

    Image ID
    FOT1147213
    Caption
    EARTH USA California -- 26 Aug 2013 -- One of the crew membe
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Jonathan Mitchell
    Dimensions
    4256 x 2832 px
    Keywords
    USA; US; U.S.; Calfironia; rim; fire; fires; forest; science; drought; climate; change; wildfire; wildfires; geography; Yosemite; national; park; Stanilaus; forest; mountains; lakes
    Description
    EARTH USA California -- 26 Aug 2013 -- One of the crew members aboard the International Space Station used a 50mm lens to record this view of the massive drought-aided Rim Fire in and around California's Yosemite National Park and the Stanislaus...
  • EARTH Straits of Gibraltar -- 23 Aug. 2013) --- The Strait o

    Image ID
    FOT1147214
    Caption
    EARTH Straits of Gibraltar -- 23 Aug. 2013) --- The Strait o
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Jonathan Mitchell
    Dimensions
    4256 x 2832 px
    Keywords
    international; space; from; science; Mediterranean; pillars; of; Hercules; Gibraltar; strait; straits; north; Africa; Europe; European; African; Morocco; Spain; Melia; geography
    Description
    EARTH Straits of Gibraltar -- 23 Aug. 2013) --- The Strait of Gibraltar, where Europe and Africa meet and where the Atlantic Ocean waters flow through the strait into the Mediterranean Sea. A popular photographic target of astronauts has always been the...
  • Super Typhoon Haiyan / Yolanda

    Image ID
    FOT1147544
    Caption
    Super Typhoon Haiyan / Yolanda
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Jonathan Mitchell
    Dimensions
    7200 x 9400 px
    Keywords
    space; NASA; science; Category; 5; super; storm; typhoon; Philippines; the; Leyte; typhoons; storms; climate; change; Pacific; ocean; weather; extreme; events; Phillipines; Phillippines; Haiyan
    Description
    PACIFIC OCEAN Philippines -- 07 Nov 2013 -- This NASA MODIS Aqua satellite image shows what is possibly the strongest storm ever - Super Typhoon Haiyan - recorded to date shortly before it smashed into The Philippines with 200mph (300kmh) winds and 50ft...
  • Super Typhoon Haiyan / Yolanda

    Image ID
    FOT1147546
    Caption
    Super Typhoon Haiyan / Yolanda
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Jonathan Mitchell
    Dimensions
    3840 x 2160 px
    Keywords
    space; Earth; from; space; satellite; science; Category; 5; super; storm; typhoon; Philippines; the; Leyte; typhoons; storms; climate; change; Pacific; ocean; weather; extreme; events; Phillipines; Phillippines; Haiyan
    Description
    PACIFIC OCEAN Philippines -- 07 Nov 2013 -- This image captured by the geostationary satellites of the Japan Meteorological Agency and EUMETSAT shows what is possibly the strongest storm ever - Super Typhoon Haiyan - recorded to date shortly before it...
  • Super Typhoon Haiyan / Yolanda

    Image ID
    FOT1147549
    Caption
    Super Typhoon Haiyan / Yolanda
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Jonathan Mitchell
    Dimensions
    5404 x 7741 px
    Keywords
    space; NASA; science; Category; 5; super; storm; typhoon; Philippines; the; Leyte; typhoons; storms; climate; change; Pacific; ocean; weather; extreme; events; Phillipines; Phillippines; Haiyan
    Description
    PACIFIC OCEAN Philippines -- 07 Nov 2013 -- This NASA MODIS Aqua satellite image shows what is possibly the strongest storm ever - Super Typhoon Haiyan - recorded to date shortly before it smashed into The Philippines with 200mph (300kmh) winds and 50ft...
  • Super Typhoon Haiyan / Yolanda

    Image ID
    FOT1147550
    Caption
    Super Typhoon Haiyan / Yolanda
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Jonathan Mitchell
    Dimensions
    4680 x 5469 px
    Keywords
    space; NASA; science; Category; 5; super; storm; typhoon; Philippines; the; Leyte; typhoons; storms; climate; change; Pacific; ocean; weather; extreme; events; Phillipines; Phillippines; Haiyan
    Description
    PACIFIC OCEAN Philippines -- 07 Nov 2013 -- This NASA MODIS Aqua satellite image shows what is possibly the strongest storm ever - Super Typhoon Haiyan - recorded to date shortly before it smashed into The Philippines with 200mph (300kmh) winds and 50ft...
  • Super Typhoon Haiyan / Yolanda

    Image ID
    FOT1147552
    Caption
    Super Typhoon Haiyan / Yolanda
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Jonathan Mitchell
    Dimensions
    6240 x 4380 px
    Keywords
    space; NASA; science; Category; 5; super; storm; typhoon; Philippines; the; Leyte; typhoons; storms; climate; change; Pacific; ocean; weather; extreme; events; Phillipines; Phillippines; Haiyan
    Description
    PACIFIC OCEAN Philippines -- 07 Nov 2013 -- This NASA MODIS Aqua satellite image shows what is possibly the strongest storm ever - Super Typhoon Haiyan - recorded to date shortly before it smashed into The Philippines with 200mph (300kmh) winds and 50ft...
  • PACIFIC OCEAN Philippines -- 08 Nov 2013 -- This NASA MODIS

    Image ID
    FOT1147554
    Caption
    PACIFIC OCEAN Philippines -- 08 Nov 2013 -- This NASA MODIS
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Jonathan Mitchell
    Dimensions
    3536 x 5241 px
    Keywords
    space; NASA; science; Category; 5; super; storm; typhoon; Philippines; the; Leyte; typhoons; storms; climate; change; Pacific; ocean; weather; extreme; events; Phillipines; Phillippines; Haiyan
    Description
    PACIFIC OCEAN Philippines -- 08 Nov 2013 -- This NASA MODIS Aqua satellite image shows what is possibly the strongest storm ever - Super Typhoon Haiyan - recorded to date as it smashed into The Philippines (outlined) with 200mph (300kmh) winds and 50ft...