Impervious Surface Cover: Full Graph of DC and Baltimore

     

Impervious Surface Cover: Full Graph of DC and Baltimore

Here we see an image of the Baltimore/D.C. area taken with the Landsat satellite on March 27, 1998. For over 26 years, Landsat images have been used to help urban planners understand where growth is taking place and help geographers evaluate how different urban planning programs effect population growth and land use.

Image Number: WEB12587-2012
Credit: NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio
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