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

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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.

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