You can lead a goat to water ...

YOU CAN LEAD A GOAT TO WATER ...

"In the Northern Malian region of Gao, Adoum looks at his phone. It’s time to go find greener pastures for his herd. He has a few spots in mind but needs to gather more information before embarking on the weeks-long journey." In the Sahel, pastoralists now rely on satellites to search for water.
 

COPERNICKEL AND DIME

Similar to NASA’s Landsat program, Copernicus provides Earth-observation data for free. Copernicus’ Sentinel satellites monitor weather, land use, air quality, agriculture, and other environmental factors that can be used in a variety of sectors, from urban planning to climate change mitigation. Good news! The European Commission just allocated another 96 million euros ($109 million) for the Copernicus program.
 

ON AN AVERAGE DAY

Cartocalyspe collected all the daily images of the satellite-based Soumi VIIRS sensor and calculated the per-pixel average over the whole year of 2018. It looks amazing, and cloudy.
 

DIGITAL ZOOM

What is Digital Cartography? As the name says, Digital means electronic technology that generates, stores, and processes data and Cartography is An art of making maps. So, Digital Cartography is a method of making maps on a digital platform. Watch an interactive video to sail into the world of Digital Cartography, how and when it started and how it is now not less than a blessing for cartographers.

ROCK BANDS

Large rock formations are shown rising above the desert landscape in Northeastern Arizona, USA. This region is arid, largely void of greenery, and characterized by hills, mesas, buttes, cliffs and canyons. This particular outcrop is about 12.5 miles (20 km) due east of the Navajo National Monument, which contains the well-preserved cliff dwellings of the Ancestral Puebloan People.

This image was shared by Daily Overview.

High resolution satellite image Arizona, USA

You might also be interested in

this week on Earth

Get more Earth observations news, straight into your inbox