Autumn colors 2017


It’s autumn and the leaves are starting to change colors – matching that here a few impressions from the autumn in the north from satellite perspective.

The first is from the Yukon River at the Alaska-Yukon border:

Here two magnified crops:

The second shows the southern slopes of the Verkhoyansk Range, Siberia around the Tompo River with early snow in the mountains. The area was also included in last year’s autumn colors mosaic.

Also for this two magnified crops:

Both of these images are based on Sentinel-2 data. The next image shows a late autumn view of western Svalbard around Isfjorden taken by Landsat 8. Despite the high latitude warm weather can last quite long into autumn in this area so snow which had already fallen in mid September thawed away again almost completely in this October 2 image.

And finally a larger area view of northwestern Canada based on Sentinel-3 OLCI data:

The high resolution are all available in the catalog on now: Alaska/Yukon, Siberia and Svalbard.

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