Satellites have been watching us for 40 years. Here’s what their images reveal.


This video is simple entry point into the various applications of remote sensing as well as various human and environmental interactions. This video highlights 5 examples: 

1. Deforestation (Brazil)

2. Water Use (Aral Sea)

3. Urban Sprawl (Las Vegas)

4. Energy (Coal in Wyoming)

5. Climate Change (Ice Shelf in Antarctica)

Tags: remote sensing, geospatial, unit 1 Geoprinciples, K12, land use, environment.