Bark beetle infestation effects in Engelskirchen, Germany

The high revisitation time of Sentinel-2 optical satellite constellation, allow us to visualize the devastating effects on German woods caused by the bark beetle, whose population dramatically increased due to the succession of warmer winters and dryer summers. Here a video over the wood of Engleskirchen (North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany), prepared for Lifeterra project. First …

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Edersee Dam, Germany

The Eder reservoir, in Germany, was drastically affected by the long drought season experienced in Germany in 2018. With its nominal 11.8 km² reservoir, it has the 2nd largest area of all reservoirs in Germany. In November 2018, its area decreases to less than 3 km². In the figure above the thematic map for the …

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Rink Glacier Velocity

The monitoring of the ice mass lost by the glaciers is critical in order to predict the sea level rise. The Rink Glacier is a major outlets to the ocean in Greenland, and the fastest moving ice surface in the world. Recently scientists from NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, reported that in 2010 and …

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