Dasht-e-Lut in southeastern Iran is a vast salt desert which is home to some of the world’s tallest dunes (up to 300m high) and hottest temperatures (70°C).
Chang Tang Region is a part of the high altitude Tibetan Plateau with vast highlands and giant lakes, like the Dogai Coring Lake at 4818m.
The Kuiseb in Namibia is an ephemeral river bordered on one side by some of the tallest sand dunes in the world (as high as 150 meters).
The Zagros Mountains were formed as a result of the collision between the Arabian tectonic plate and the Eurasian plate
The lateritic buckshot in the Gibson Desert is rich in iron and gives a reddish color to undulating sand plains.
Mount Taranaki on New Zealand's North Island culminates at 2,518m above sea level.
With over 2 900 reefs and 900 islands stretching over 2 300 km, the Great Barrier Reef is the world's biggest single structure made by living organisms.
Dasht-e Kavir, or the Great Salt Desert, is a large desert located at the center of the Iranian Plateau, stretching from Dasht-e Lut to the Alborz mountain ranges.
A wide range of methods and tools exist for monitoring drylands.
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The 45 km long,Aveiro Lagoon is one of Europe's last remaining untouched coastal marshlands and a haven to biodiversity.
With 3 infrared bands, the Sentinel-2 mapping of crop types at the field-level provides important information for monitoring food production dynamics, predicting market prices, and making decisions for crop insurance claims.