Google Timelapse: A Quarter Century of Earth’s Change

May 10, 2013 1:38pm

Working with the U.S. Geological Survey, NASA and Time magazine, search giant Google has unveiled a project that shows how planet Earth has changed over the course of a quarter century.

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Compiled from millions of Landsat satellite images, one can see the retreat of a glacier, the growth of Las Vegas and the deforestation of the Amazon jungle over the past 25 years at a  glimpse.

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For a high-resolution experience, visit Google’s Earth Engine, and for more insight into the impact of these changes, see Time’s Timelapse story.

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