Earth Observation Mission News
Sentinel satellites study climate-threatened Camargue
14 December 2018
The most recent trends in sea level size mean the low-lying Camargue region of southern France could be submerged by the sea by the end of the century.
The sea walls built along the coast in the 1980s have already been broken by the waves, as a combination of rising waters, slowly sinking landmass, and reduced amounts of sediment from the Rhone river spell trouble for this environment.
Image credit: Jeremy Wilks - Image comparing data from Landsat 5 in 1988 and Sentinel-2 in 2018.