Earth from space: Maldive jewels

Earth from space: Maldive jewels

Hi, I’m Mariangela D’Acunto and you’re watching Earth from Space from the ESA web TV studios. Today, Copernicus Sentinel-2 brings you jewels of the Maldives for Valentine’s week. Arguably one of the most romantic destinations in the world, the Maldives lie in the Indian Ocean about 700 km southwest of Sri Lanka. The nation is made up of more than

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Earth from space: Palm oil plantations, Borneo

Hi. My name is Romina Persi and welcome back to Earth from Space Today, the Copernicus Sentinel-2 mission takes us over the palm oil plantations in East Kalimantan the Indonesian part of the island Borneo Palm oil is the most widely-produced tropical edible oil It’s used in a vast array of products from ice cream and chocolates to cosmetics such

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Earth from Space: Korean Peninsula

Earth from Space: Korean Peninsula

Hi I’m Romina Persi and welcome back to Earth From Space. Today, the Copernicus Sentinel-3 mission takes us over the Korean Peninsula in East Asia The peninsula is divided into two countries the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, known as North Korea and the Republic of Korea, known as South Korea North Korea is divided into nine provinces with Pyongyang

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Earth from Space: Leelanau Peninsula

Hi I’m Mariangela D’Acunto and you’re watching ESA’s Earth from Space programme Today Copernicus Sentinel-2 takes us over the Leelanau Peninsula in Michigan in the US The region is characterised by rolling hills and large inland lakes shaped by glaciers around 20 000 years ago which form the basis for great farmland The body of water that surrounds the peninsula

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Earth from space: Easter Island

Earth from space: Easter Island

Hi, I’m Mariangela D’Acunto and welcome back to ESA’s Earth from Space programme. Today, Copernicus Sentinel-2 takes us over one of the most remote islands in the world Located in the Pacific Ocean, over 3500 km off the west coast of South America, Easter island is also known as Rapa Nui by its original inhabitants. The island was named after

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