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Google Timelapse animates Earth’s changing landscape

Google Timelapse animates Earth’s changing landscape

Google has just released an interesting tool for tracking environmental changes through satellite imagery. Timelapse shows changes to the Earth’s surface over nearly three decades, from 1984 to 2012. Each frame in these animations is a year of imagery from the Landsat satellite program. Google has put together some pre-made views and below I’ve pasted […]

Satellite animation of Las Vegas sprawl

Satellite animation of Las Vegas sprawl

Until the housing bust, Las Vegas was one of America’s fastest growing cities and NASA’s Landsat satellites have been recording the area’s growth for decades. This video shows the city’s expansion from 1972 to 2010. The dark red areas are open space, mostly golf courses and parks.