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 Timelapse earth changing

A)Google Earth Timelapse Earth changing.A)USING GOOGLE EARTH ENGINE, WE SIFTED THROUGH ABOUT THREE QUADRILLION PIXELS THAT’S 3 FOLLOWED BY 15 ZEROES—FROM MORE THAN 5,000,000 SATELLITE IMAGES.
Google Earth Timelapse Earth’s changing surface 2013.                                                  google earth timelapse

B)Google Earth Timelapse Earth changing. WE THEN ENCODED THESE NEW 3.95 TERAPIXEL GLOBAL IMAGES INTO JUST OVER 25,000,000 OVERLAPPING MULTI-RESOLUTION VIDEO TILES. MADE INTERACTIVELY EXPLORABLE BY CARNEGIE MELLON CREATE LAB’S TIME MACHINE LIBRARY.

C)Google Earth Timelapse Earth’s changing surface 2013 In 2013. We released. D)Google Earth Timelapse. Our most comprehensive picture of the Earth’s changing surface. This interactive experience enabled people to explore these changes like never before—to watch the sprouting of Dubai’s artificial Palm Islands, the retreat of Alaska’s Columbia Glacier. D)And the impressive urban expansion of Las Vegas, Nevada. Today, we’re making our largest update to Timelapse yet, with four additional years of imagery. Petabytes of new data. And a sharper view of the Earth from 1984 to 2016. We’ve even teamed up again with our friends at TIME to give you an updated take on compelling locations. D)WE SIFTED THROUGH ABOUT THREE QUADRILLION PIXELS—THAT’S 3 FOLLOWED BY 15 ZEROES—FROM MORE THAN 5,000,000 SATELLITE IMAGES.

E)Leveraging the same techniques we used to improve Google Maps and Google Earth back in June. The new Timelapse reveals a sharper view of our planet. With truer colors and fewer distracting artifacts. A great example of this is San Francisco and Oakland in California:.

F)San Francisco – Oakland Bay Bridge reconstruction [view in Timelapse] (Image credit: Landsat / Copernicus*).

There’s much more to see, including glacial movement in Antarctica, urban growth. Forest gain and loss. And infrastructure development:.

L)WE TOOK THE BEST OF ALL THOSE PIXELS TO CREATE 33 IMAGES OF THE ENTIRE PLANET, ONE FOR EACH YEAR. I)We then encoded these new 3.95 terapixel global images into just over 25,000,000 overlapping multi-resolution video tiles.  Made interactively explorable by Carnegie Mellon CREATE Lab’s Time machine library. A technology for creating. And viewing zoomable and pannable timelapses over space and time. P)Google Earth Timelapse Earth changing.

M)Alberta Tar Sands. Canada [View in Timelapse] (Image credit: Landsat / Copernicus*). To view the new Timelapse, head over to the Earth Engine website. You can also view the new annual mosaics in Google Earth’s historical imagery feature on desktop. Or spend a mesmerizing 40 minutes watching this YouTube playlist. Happy exploring!. Q)Google Earth Timelapse Earth changing.

Landsat imagery courtesy of NASA Goddard Space Flight Center and U.S. Geological Survey. Images also contain modified Copernicus Sentinel data 2015- 2016. earthtopomaps

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