IOTD 310321 Dust Sahara

Image of the Day | March 31, 2021 | Sahara Dust

Image taken by NASA's Terra using the MODIS instrument on March 30, 2021 showing a plume of dust heading from North Africa to the Iberian Peninsula.
IOTD Leblon

Image of the Day | March 22, 2021 | Leblon, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Young people partying all night long during 2019 early summer while waiting for the sunrise at the espectacular Leblon Beach.
Nazare Epsilon Swell

Image of the Day | March 21, 2021 | Nazaré, Portugal

On October 28-29, 2020, thousands of people gathered again to watch the best big wave surfers from all over the world. The massive swell was brought to Nazaré courtesy of  Hurricane Epsilon.

Image of the Day | March 20, 2021 | Sao Mateus da Calheta, Azores

Full moon at the Port of Sao Mateus da Calheta, Terceira Island, Azores, Portugal.

Image of the Day | March 19, 2021 | Pico, Azores, Portugal

Pico is one of the nine islands from the Azores archipelago. This photograph was taken at 2,351 meters of altitude during sunrise when the author climbed the Pico mountain, in the summer of 2020.
Muizenberg Beach

Image of the Day | March 18, 2021 | Muizenberg Beach, South Africa

Image of the Day | March 18, 2021 | Muizenberg Beach, South Africa | Muizenberg Beach is located in False Bay, about 20 km from Cape Town. It is well-known for multi-coloured wooden beach huts.
IOTD 170321 Alto da VigiaJose Luiz Moutinho
Sao Pedro, Cabo Verde

Image of the Day | March 16, 2021 | Sao Pedro, Cabo Verde

Sao Pedro is a small fishing village located very close to the Cesária Évora airport, in Sao Vicente Island, Cabo Verde. On March 2019, during the Workshop on Ocean and Coastal Information Needs organised with GEO Blue Planet, we had the opportunity to meet the local fishing community and learn more about their livelihoods.

Image of the Day | March 15, 2021 | Sao Paulo, Brazil

This is one of the first images taken by the Brazilian Amazonia-1 satellite, which was developed by the Brazilian National Institute for Space Research (INPE) and successfully launched from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikota, India, together with other 18 co-passenger satellites onboard of the launching vehicule PSLV-C51, on February 28, 2021. In the image, acquired on March 3, 2021, we can see the sprawling megacity of Sao Paulo in the left side and, just below, the coastal city of Santos (Google maps). More information available on INPE’s Website. Credit: Image courtesy of INPE.