Earth  ID: 1048

Urban Growth: The Oregon City Area of Portland, Oregon

Using the Landsat satellite, scientists are able to study the urban sprawl of major cities. Red dots in these images indicate areas of growth between 1986 and 1996.

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Stuart A. Snodgrass (GST): Lead Animator
Jeffrey Masek (University of Maryland): Scientist
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NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio

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DLESE >> Human geography
SVS >> Portland
SVS >> Sprawl
SVS >> Urban
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