The vegetation is still present on the image SPOT 5 acquired in July 2011, whereas on the SPOT 7 image captured in October 2017, the waves roll over submerged lands.
Two SPOT 6 images show the retreat of glaciers near Spitsbergen, Northern Norway.
On 4th October 2016, the eye of Hurricane Matthew, the most powerful hurricane on record in almost a decade, slowly crossed the south-west of Haiti.
In 2015, the intensity of the El Niño seasonal weather pattern caused Lake Poopó in Bolivia to completely dry out. Two SPOT 6/7 constellation images clearly show the effects of the ecological disaster
The WorldDEM data delivered a very precise representation of inundated areas, even for areas further inland.
SPOT and Pléiades satellite constellations have captured images of the devastating wildfires in the county of Los Angeles.
On the Pléiades image acquired in December 2012, the sands and rocks testify to the aridity of the region. In the later Pléaides image, the flowers invade the dry landcape forming a carpet of mauve, yellow and multiple shades of green.
The SPOT 6 image captured on 5th September 2013, shows two fires still active in the Yosemite Valley. With the near-infrared band appearing very distinct in the burnt areas.
The reduction of the size of the island is clearly visible between the image 20m resolution SPOT 1 image taken in March 1989 and the image SPOT 7 image from November 2016.
On 18th October 2014, Airbus collected 18,000 sq.km of SPOT 6/7 imagery, from which the experts at Airbus DS identified 678 seaweed slicks.
Two SPOT 6 images show the decline of the Atlantic facade of the delta, resulting in the disappearance of mangroves.
Newly-acquired TerraSAR-X StripMap images with 3m resolution were compared with archive datasets, facilitating the detection of even small-scale variations