[Iag-list] Googleearth's new 3D Timelapse & other imagery teaching tools

Brendan Whyte obiwonfive at hotmail.com
Fri Apr 16 23:37:54 UTC 2021


Some useful links for those teaching environmental change or imagery interpretation

USGS news release, April 15, 2021:

“USGS Landsat Satellites Enable Google to Portray Global Change”
https://www.usgs.gov/news/usgs-landsat-satellites-enable-google-portray-global-change
“USGS Landsat satellite data and imagery are the key foundation for the newly released Google Earth 3D Timelapse tool. The upgraded Timelapse presents a global, zoomable time-lapse video of the planet from 1984 to 2020.”


Other interesting EROS tools:

USGS EROS Earthshots: https://eros.usgs.gov/image-gallery/earthshots  (can be slow to load... use direct links below)
includes a number of Australian stories/imagery, including Sydney, Little Desert NP (Vic), and Kalgoorlie's big pit
https://eros.usgs.gov/image-gallery/earthshot/sydney-australia<https://eros.usgs.gov/image-gallery/earthshot/sydney-australiahttps://eros.usgs.gov/image-gallery/earthshot/super-pit>
https://eros.usgs.gov/image-gallery/earthshot/wyperfeld-national-park-australia<https://eros.usgs.gov/image-gallery/earthshot/super-pit>
https://eros.usgs.gov/image-gallery/earthshot/super-pit
also Shanghai, Papua, and Singapore's growth etc
https://eros.usgs.gov/image-gallery/earthshot/shanghai-china
https://eros.usgs.gov/image-gallery/earthshot/papua-indonesia
https://eros.usgs.gov/image-gallery/earthshot/singapore

USGS EarthNow! Landsat Viewer: https://earthnow.usgs.gov/observer
Realtime Landsat images.

USGS EROS image of the week: https://eros.usgs.gov/image-gallery/image-of-the-week

USGS EROS archive:
https://www.usgs.gov/centers/eros/science/usgs-eros-archive-products-overview?qt-science_center_objects=0#qt-science_center_objects

Brendan Whyte

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