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Landsat Image Gallery Sizing Up the Carbon Footprint of Cities

Landsat Image Gallery Sizing Up the Carbon Footprint of Cities


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A Fire Surrounded by Ice

Sprawling Shanghai

Warm Winds Trigger Melting in Antarctica

Megacities Carbon Project

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Credits: NASA Earth Observatory image by Joshua Stevens, using Landsat data from the U.S. Geological Survey.

15 before-and-after images that show how we're transforming the planet

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The raging Camp Fire inferno in Northern California

NASA's Terra satellite captured this natural-color image of California showing multiple infernos.

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satellite image of Boston, MA

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LA Megacities Carbon Project visualization

Timelapse: Landsat Satellite Images of Climate Change, via Google Earth Engine

Amazing new satellite images show skyscrapers as you've never seen them before. The

2018, showing the partially filled lake (image credit: NASA Earth Observatory, image by Joshua Stevens, using Landsat data from the ...

Data and Methodology

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One being constructed in Inner Mongolia will eventually occupy nearly 400 square miles—almost the size of the sprawling city of Los Angeles.

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(Top) Number of cities per geographic region (a) and per emissions protocol (b). (Bottom) Number of cities per emission year (c) and ...

The Global River Widths from Landsat (GRWL) Database contains over 58M measurements of planform



NASA's CO2-Tracking Satellite Deconstructs Earth's Carbon Cycle

Emissions quality flags (EQFs) assigned to DCDP2016 Scope-1 GHG emissions data in the case where both Scope-1 and Scope-2 emissions data are available.

A NASA satellite that monitors CO2 is revealing the inner workings of our planet

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How the Government Controls Sensitive Satellite Data

China was already facing huge demographic and economic issues. However, a new study of

Portions of Landsat TM images (Bands 7, 4 and 2 as R, G

Bygata Furuset

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An animation of images captured by the GOES-16 weather satellite shows Hurricane Michael making landfall along the Florida Panhandle on Oct. 10, 2018.

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The Earth as Art: Satellite Images of Our Planet from Orbit

Landsat images taken over several years showing the drying up of the Aral Sea, once

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Figure 150: The data contributions of each Landsat satellite to the USGS Landsat data archive as of Sept. 1, 2017. For Landsat-4 and -5, the darker color on ...

Data source: National energy consumption; National Communication on Climate Change (NC) 2005; NC2012; Carbon Dioxide Information Analysis Centre (CDIAC); ...

Landsat's Most Historically Significant Images of Earth From Space

Figure 29: Landsat-7 spacecraft status in 2014 (image credit: USGS)

The satellite images were made from pixels. The first crude image taken by the satellite Explorer 6 shows a sunlit area of the Central Pacific Ocean and its ...

Smoke from the Woolsey and Hill blazes is visible toward the bottom of the frame. The Camp Fire is toward the top. The images making up ...

A man recharges his electric car at the Paris climate summit. A new study suggests people are more likely to believe a scientist talking about the perils of ...

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Per capita urban GHG footprints of the four cities and their sectoral composition. The shares of direct emissions in the footprint are indicated by ...

The 100 million city: is 21st century urbanisation out of control?

Training and test samples used for the two study areas (pixels).

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Figure 15: Landsat-7 image acquired in 2000 and inserted model of Yaguas National Park boundaries (image credit: NASA Earth Observatory, images by Joshua ...

Territorial emissions include the entirety of emissions that occur within the city boundary. These are direct emissions from production ...

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Benjamin Grant's satellite abstractions. “

An animation of satellite images shows a giant cloud erupting from California's Carr Fire late in the afternoon of July 26, 2018.

The Earth as Art: Satellite Images of Our Planet from Orbit

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Figure 30: Landsat image showing an ice jam in the Iowa River near Iowa Falls acquired with OLI on 18 March 2019 (image credit: NASA Earth Observatory, ...

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Inside Beijing's airpocalypse – a city made 'almost uninhabitable' by pollution

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Although many studies have described how urbanization affects CO2 emissions and heat budgets, effects on the circulation of water, aerosols, and nitrogen in ...

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... detected on 1February by OMPS (Ozone Mapper Profiler Suite) on the (Suomi-NPP (Suomi National Polar-orbiting Partnership) satellite (image credit: NASA ...

A 10-km-resolution gridded inventory of anthropogenic greenhouse-gas emissions in carbon dioxide equivalents indicates the distribution and intensity of ...


Figure 14: These images, acquired by OLI on on Landsat-8, show the position of the glacier and lake on April 1, 2019 (right), compared to April 5, 2018.

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Meteor impact in Greenland gouges out huge crater


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2012- Smog is seen over the Athabasca River, a place where archeological remains of

Right, Technology is measured as carbon intensity. Circle size represents population, and N represents the number of ...

relates to All the Things Satellites Can Now See From Space

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Figure 130: False-color image of Freetown acquired by Landsat-8 on November 8, 2017 (image credit: NASA Earth Observatory, images by Joshua Stevens, ...

The Earth as Art: Satellite Images of Our Planet from Orbit

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Smoke and heat from raging wildfires in Idaho and Montana are seen in this animation of

IMAGE: UC used satellite images to track landscape change between 1992 and 2015. White reflects little change. Darker shades reflect the greatest rate of ...