Category Archives: Natural Disasters

Satellite Images Capture Earthquake Destruction in Yushu, China

Satellite images captured the damage of the 7.1 magnitude earthquake that hit Yushu, China last week. The quake struck the Tibetan Autonomou [...]

Satellite Images Captured Earthquake Damage in Chile

Satellite Images captured the damage of the 8.8 magnitude earthquake and tsunami that hit Chile on February 27th. The earthquake was so sudd [...]

Satellite Image of Machu Picchu Mudslides

Satellite image of Machu Picchu before the heavy rains and mudslides that plagued the area on January 26, 2010 stranding thousands of touris [...]

Satellite Images of Devastating Earthquake in Haiti

GeoEye-1 satellite sensor captured a high resolution satellite image of the most devastating earthquake of the century that hit Port-au-Prin [...]

Satellite Image of Typhoon Ketsana

Satellite image of Typhoon Ketsana heading towards Taiwan after hitting the Philippines which in a matter of hours, dropped a month’s wort [...]

Satellite Remote Sensing to Assess Natural Disasters in Pakistan

Heavy rain hammered Sindh and Balochistan, Pakistan since last week, leaving between 236 to 241 people dead as a result of floods throughout [...]

Satellite Image Captures F5 Tornado Damage in Greensburg, Kansas

Satellite image captured the tornado damage and devastation in Greensburg, Kansas – Population of 1,398 was hit by an F5 Tornado on Ma [...]

Satellite Image Pre and Post Hurricane Katrina

GeoEye-1 Satellite Image (0.5m) Hurricane Katrina Image Copyright © DigitalGlobe – All rights reserved. County planners, coastal mana [...]
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