Earth From Space

Earth From Space

Book - 2007
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Spectacular images using the latest satellite-imaging technologies.

With thousands of orbiting satellites regularly sending back computer-generated images, no place on Earth is isolated -- the Himalayas are as easy to photograph as Manhattan. In addition to providing data that is vital for science and new technologies, satellite images can also be appreciated for their astonishing beauty.

The newest generation of satellites is extraordinarily powerful and accurate, recording the effects of human and natural forces and showing how Earth continues to change over time. Earth from Space explains how satellite imaging works and showcases some of the most remarkable photos of the planet ever produced.

Along with clearly written background sections and informative captions, Earth from Space includes hundreds of stunning images, including:

Coastal ports and major world cities Military installations such as submarine fleets Rebuilding lower Manhattan and the Pentagon after 9/11/01 Landscapes of wars -- including those in Iraq and Iran Rainforests, wetlands, coral reefs, rivers and mountains The devastating effects of deforestation and desertification.

Fully revised and updated, Earth from Space covers a world of subjects -- from aeronautics to ecology to commerce -- through unforgettable images.

Publisher: Richmond Hill, Ont. : Firefly Books, 2007
ISBN: 9781554072910
1554072913
Branch Call Number: 910.222 Joh 3558
Characteristics: 272 p. :,ill. (chiefly col.), maps (chiefly col.)
Additional Contributors: National Air and Space Museum

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