This sequence of images from the earliest Landsat satellite to the present captures the dramatic growth of Las Vegas, Nevada. From 1973 to 2006, the population of Las Vegas grew from 358,000 to over 2 million.
Data Used: Landsat-1/MSS
May 2000, February 2006
June 1991, May 2000
Note: While we identify the data sets used in these visualizations, we do not store any further details nor the data sets themselves on our site.
GCMD keywords can be found on the Internet with the following citation:
Olsen, L.M., G. Major, K. Shein, J. Scialdone, S. Ritz, T. Stevens, M. Morahan, A. Aleman, R. Vogel, S. Leicester, H. Weir, M. Meaux, S. Grebas, C.Solomon, M. Holland, T. Northcutt, R. A. Restrepo, R. Bilodeau, 2013. NASA/Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Earth Science Keywords. Version 126.96.36.199.0