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Edersee Dam, Germany

The Edersee, 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. Below the thematic map for the lake Edersee on the 01st …

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Castanhão Dam, Brazil

The lake formed by the Castanhão Dam in Brazil covered an original surface of 360 square kilometres. Since its opening in 2004, several drought events have taken place, which have reduced the lake surface of more than the 90%. Below the thematic map for the lake Castanhão on the 09th May 2017. The original lake …

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Alajuela Lake, Panama

This time the Copernicus Sentinel-1 mission brings us over central America, on the area of the Panama Canal.  The Panama Canal connects the Atlantic Ocean with the Pacific Ocean. A locks system lifts vessels up 26 meters to the main elevation of the Canal and down again. Traveling through its 77 km takes up to …

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