Tuesday, 24 July 2012

Google: the evolution of Earth in pictures

Google has used Landsat satellite data to get videos showing the evolution of our planet over time.

Each film shows a different aspect of the Earth. We can thus discover the deforestation of the Amazon or the rapid growth of Las Vegas with a picture from 1999 to 2010 made
​​the thread.


The photos of the Earth made
​​by Landsat annually each have a definition of each terapixels 1.7, which allows zooming on details, up to 30 meters high.