Deforestation of the Amazon rainforest, 1999-2011
Weekly composites making up seasonal Earth time-lapse
The technology can be used to show the rapid urbanization of Las Vegas
Using NASA Landsat imagery, Google Earth Engine now allows users to view fully interactive time-lapses spanning up to 13 years
A combined effort between researchers at the Carnegie Mellon University Robotics Institute, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and Google provides users with easy access to 13 years of NASA Landsat imagery of the Earth’s surface. The new capability within Google Earth Engine lets users zoom in and out on any spot on the globe, moving back and forth in time between 1999 and 2011.
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