Satellite imagery

Satellite imagery

satellite imagery

B)Satellite imagery. To celebrate the sunny days of summer (in the northern hemisphere at least), today we’re launching new satellite imagery for Google’s mapping products. This stunning global view is virtually cloud-free and includes refreshed imagery in more locations—giving you an even more accurate and comprehensive view of our planet’s landscape.

Satellite imagery. The new, even more beautiful global view in Maps and Earth.

C)Our satellite imagery is usually created like a quilt: we stitch together imagery of different parts of the world. Using a process similar to how we produced the global time-lapse imagery of the Earth, we took hundreds of terabytes of data from the USGS’s and NASA’s Landsat 7 satellite. Sometimes dozens of photos of a single spot in the world. And analyzed the photos to compute a clear view of every place, even in tropical regions that are always at least partly cloudy.

The result is a single, beautiful 800,000 megapixel image of the world, which can be viewed in Earth and Maps when you’re zoomed out to a global view.  This global image is so big, if you wanted to print it at a standard resolution of 300 dots per inch you’d need a piece of paper the size of a city block!. This image is then blended into our highest resolution imagery. Giving a beautiful cloud-free global view and detailed images in the same seamless map.

D)Central Papua. Indonesia: before and after.

This update also includes refreshed imagery in many regions of the world. Especially in areas where high-resolution imagery is not available. Including parts of Russia. Indonesia and central Africa.

E)Saudi Arabia: before and after, showing increased agricultural expansion.

You can see the new satellite imagery by going to Google Maps and turning on satellite view. Or by opening Google Earth. And zooming out. And to read more about what went into creating this imagery. Check out our detailed post on the Lat Long blog. Have fun exploring!

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Google Earth Engine Global

A)Google Earth Engine Global.

B)Google Earth Engine Global. We want to create technology that helps millions of others understand our changing world and live more sustainably. Whether it’s connecting people with public transit routes. Or using the data that powers.                            google earth engine global


C)We want to create technology that helps millions of others understand our changing world and live more sustainably. Whether it’s connecting people with public transit routes. Or using the data that powers. Google Earth to help you see if your roof is good for solar panels. In honor of Earth Day this month, we’ve gathered together some of the ways Google can help you reduce your everyday emissions and learn more about preserving our world. Google Earth Engine Global. Monitoring forests and wildlifeGoogle Earth satellite technology gives scientists. And environmentalists a way to measure and visualize changes of the world on both land and water. This technology can have great impact on monitoring endangered animal populations around the world. For example, with the help of Global Forest Watch. Powered by Google Earth Engine. Scientists at the. University of Minnesota are suggesting that wild tiger populations may rebound by 2022, due to the efforts to restore tiger habitats in key regions.             google earth engine global

Going solar. We’re also working with organizations like Sierra Club and their Ready for 100 campaign to help analyze the solar potential of cities across the US.

D)Looking to generate clean energy savings with solar power on your home? Check out Project Sunroof. A solar calculator that estimates the impact and potential savings of installing solar on the roof of your home. Taking Google Earth imagery and overlaying annual sun exposure and weather patterns. Sunroof is able to assess viable roof space for solar panel installation. Estimate the value of solar and savings based on local energy costs, and connect you with providers of solar panels in your area. Google Earth Engine Global.

E)As of this week. Sunroof expanded to 42 states across the U.S. (from 10 states in December). Which makes imagery and data available for a solar analysis to 43 million rooftops. We’re also working with organizations like Sierra Club. And their Ready for 100 campaign to help analyze the solar potential of cities across the US.

Google Earth Engine Global.

Measuring air pollutants.

F)For the past few years. F)Google Earth Outreach and the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) have been working together to map methane leaks from natural gas pipelines under our streets. Since methane is a very potent greenhouse gas (GHG). Even small leaks can add up to big emissions that can hurt our climate. By attaching methane analyzers to select Street View cars, we’ve driven more than 7,500 miles. And have mapped 4,200+ leaks in 10 cities. What we found ranges from an average of one leak per mile. (in Boston) to one leak every 200 miles (in Indianapolis). Demonstrating the effectiveness of techniques like using plastic piping instead of steel for pipeline construction. We hope utilities can use this data to prioritize the replacement of gas mains. And service lines (like New Jersey’s PSE&G announced last fall). We’re also partnering with Aclima to measure many more pollutants with. Street View cars in California communities through this year. Anyone can explore the maps at http://www.edf.org/methanemaps.

G)TO LEARN MORE ABOUT WHAT YOU CAN DO TO HELP. TAKE A MOMENT TO EXPLORE OUR. I)GOOGLE EARTH OUTREACH SITE, WHERE THESE TOOLS AND MORE ARE DESCRIBED IN DEPTH. Google Earth Engine Global.                    earthtopomaps

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Bring worlds changing forests

Bring worlds changing forests.

bring worlds changing forests

B)Bring worlds changing forests. Forests are the mighty lungs of our planet. They absorb carbon dioxide. And emit oxygen on which all people and animals on Earth rely. For the sake of our future. It is critical that all people. Including the next generation, understand our global forests in order to manage them sustainably. Today. Science in the Classroom. University of Maryland. And Google Earth Engine are presenting Global Forest Change Explorer to help engage young people in forest conservation. Bring worlds changing forests. Forests are the mighty lungs of our planet. They absorb carbon dioxide. And emit oxygen on which all people and animals on Earth rely. For the sake of our future.

C)Tracking patterns of change in a hotspot zone, Alaska. Bring worlds changing forests. Forests are the mighty lungs of our planet. They absorb carbon dioxide.

D)Bring worlds changing forests. Fly to different parts of the world and compare Data.

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F)A number of years ago, Dr. Matt Hansen and a team of researchers at the University of Maryland turned to. Google Earth Engine to map high-resolution global forest cover with Earth Engine’s cloud-based image processing and computing. The team mapped global forest loss and gain from 2000 to 2012 at 30-meter resolution for the entire globe. These findings are now an important part of the website. Global Forest Watch, which gives governments. And decision makers free access to the data and tools required to monitor and manage their forests.                                                                                                                                        bring worlds changing forests

Dr. Matt Hansen presenting at the World Economic Forum

G)Science in the Classroom (SitC). Thought this was great research to bring into the classroom and make available to anyone online. SitC packages annotated research papers with supplemental teaching materials to help pre-college. And college students understand the structure and workings of scientific research. SitC.

H)We live in a dynamic world where the pressures of population growth increasingly impact and threaten our forests. However, as technology, open data. And people continue to mobilize. Educators can easily flip their classrooms into science labs by combining SitC materials with Global Forest Change Explorer. With these tools. Students will leave sessions with richer understanding of environmental change, more curiosity. And a desire to actively participate in protecting our forests.                            earthtopomaps

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