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Earth's 2016 surface temperatures were the warmest since modern recordkeeping began in 1880, according to independent analyses by NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).
Earth from Space: Saint Petersburg, Russia
The snow-covered Russian city of Saint Petersburg on the Neva Bay is pictured in this image from the Sentinel-2A satellite.
NASA/NOAA's GOES Project created a satellite animation showing the storms affecting the region from January 6 through 9, 2017, and NASA's Aqua satellite captured a look at the snowfall.
Thomas Pesquet: The Great Barrier Reef: another natural jewel that we must protect
Thomas Pesquet: People have been dotting the desert with irrigated fields in Jordan
Discover more about our planet with the Earth from Space video program. In this special edition, Sentinel-2 Mission Manager Bianca Hoersch and Sentinel-2 Project Manager Francois Spoto join the show to tell us about their roles in the Sentinel-2 mission, the multispectral instrument and data applications.
Thomas Pesquet: Land and sea sometimes seem to melt together, like here in theGulf of Aqaba.
Thomas Pesquet: More desert art: it looks like somebody's been playing with a paintbrush.
Thomas Pesquet: Egypt and the Sinai desert with the clouds staying in the north
Sentinel-2A takes us over northwestern China near the border with Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan in this false-colour image.
Thomas Pesquet: The sandy dunes of Namibia seem to flow straight into the Atlantic ocean
NASA's Oceans Melting Greenland (OMG) mission has released preliminary data on the heights of Greenland coastal glaciers from its first airborne campaign in March 2016.
Thomas Pesquet: I've always wanted to go to the Galapagos islands, but never managed. As a consolation prize, I saw them from space today.
The western area of Spain's Province of Seville and its capital with the same name (right) is pictured in this image from the Sentinel-2A satellite.
Proba-V - ESA's smallest Earth-observing mission - overflies Mount Everest, the highest mountain in the world, its peak seen left of centre in this false-colour image.
Imagery and an animation of infrared imagery from the AIRS instrument aboard NASA's Aqua satellite showed the movement of cold, Arctic air over the U.S. from Dec. 1 to Dec. 11.
As Earth warms, much of the extra heat is stored in the planet's ocean -- but monitoring the magnitude of that heat content is a difficult task.
Glaciers and ice sheets move in unique and sometimes surprising patterns, as evidenced by a new capability that uses satellite images to map the speed of flowing ice in Greenland, Antarctica and mountain ranges around the world.
The Copernicus Sentinel-2A satellite takes us over the northern part of Western Australia to the Wolfe Creek Crater National Park.
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