Landsat Thematic Mapper Data of Shanghai

Shanghai (February 1998)

This scene shows the mouth of the Yangtze River in China as seen by the Landsat Thematic Mapper (TM) instrument. The river running north (up) in the bottom half of the image is the Huangpu River. The city to the west of the Huangpu is Shanghai. The shortwave infrared (TM band 5), infrared (TM band 4), and visible green (TM band 2) channels are displayed in the images as red, green, and blue respectively. In this combination, barren and/or recently cultivated land appears red to pink, vegetation appears green, water is dark blue, and artificial structures of concrete and asphalt appear dark grey or black.

Images: Shanghai (February 1998): GIF (63 k)
Shanghai (February 1998): JPEG (284 k)
Shanghai (February 1998): Medium resolution TIFF (3.0 M)
Shanghai (February 1998): High resolution TIFF (13.0 M)

Movies: Urban growth of Shanghai (1986 - 1998): QuickTime movie (1.3 M)

Technical notes:
Rendered: May, 1998
Data source: Landsat 5 Thematic Mapper
Data date: February 1998
For: Screenscope, Inc.