Observing GLOFs from space!

An interesting comparison of images acquired by the Landsat 8 satellite sensor highlights the downstream impacts of a Glacial Lake Outburst Flood (GLOF) triggered in Kazakhstan on 23 July 2015. View the comparison at NASA’s Earth Observatory:

http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/IOTD/view.php?id=86300&src=ve&src=share

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