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Antelope Valley, California, USA
Antelope Valley, California, USA

Antelope Valley in southern California is the western part of the Moja...

Bahrain
Bahrain

The most noticeable land change in these Landsat images is simply the ...

Bakken Oil Boom, North Dakota, USA
Bakken Oil Boom, North Dakota, USA

Even though oil is underground, Landsat images can reveal related land...

Beijing, China
Beijing, China

These images show the growth of Beijing from 1977 to 2022. In the imag...

Copenhagen, Denmark
Copenhagen, Denmark

Often described as one of the world’s best cities to live, Copenhagen ...

Dallas, Texas, USA
Dallas, Texas, USA

These images show the Dallas–Fort Worth metropolis in northeastern Tex...

Denver, Colorado, USA
Denver, Colorado, USA

Denver has all the classic marks of substantial urban growth over the ...

Doha, Qatar
Doha, Qatar

Doha, the capital of Qatar, used to be a small fishing and pearl divin...

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) holds about 6% of the world’s total oil...

Elburz Mountains, Iran
Elburz Mountains, Iran

These images show the vicinity of the Elburz Mountains in northern Ira...

Huang He Delta, China
Huang He Delta, China

The Huang He River in China is a wanderer. Its lower reaches have chan...

Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

Hurricane Katrina was one of the most intense and costliest hurricanes...

Imperial Valley, California, USA
Imperial Valley, California, USA

These images show the Imperial Valley, on the border of California and...

Lake Naivasha, Kenya
Lake Naivasha, Kenya

How do those in northern winter climates get roses to their loved ones...

Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

Las Vegas, Nevada, is one of the fastest growing metropolitan areas in...

Nile River Delta, Egypt
Nile River Delta, Egypt

These images show the dramatic urban growth within the Nile River Delt...

Nouakchott, Mauritania
Nouakchott, Mauritania

Not too long ago, Nouakchott, Mauritania, was a small fishing town. It...

Orlando, Florida, USA
Orlando, Florida, USA

The physical growth of Orlando, Florida, especially to the east and so...

Pearl River Delta, China
Pearl River Delta, China

In 1978, the Pearl River Delta (PRD) region in southern China had a po...

Phoenix, Arizona, USA
Phoenix, Arizona, USA

Phoenix, Arizona, and its suburbs are growing rapidly, both in populat...

Pune, India
Pune, India

A fast-growing city in India is a study area for urban impervious surf...

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

The modernization of Saudi Arabia has been a recent and rapid phenomen...

Sabah Al Ahmad Sea City, Kuwait
Sabah Al Ahmad Sea City, Kuwait

In southeastern Kuwait, on the coast of the Persian Gulf, a fascinatin...

San Antonio, Texas, USA
San Antonio, Texas, USA

These images show the metropolitan area of San Antonio, Texas. Accordi...

Santiago, Chile
Santiago, Chile

The rapid population growth of Santiago, Chile’s capital, has brought ...

Shanghai, China
Shanghai, China

A megacity is a region that has a population greater than 10 million. ...

Shiyan, China
Shiyan, China

The population of China has been urbanizing at a rapid rate. In 1978, ...

Singapore
Singapore

“Buy land,” a wise man once said. “They’re not making any more.” Not s...

Sioux Falls, South Dakota, USA
Sioux Falls, South Dakota, USA

A half-section of land 10 miles north of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, su...

Sydney, Australia
Sydney, Australia

Sydney, Australia, is a growing cosmopolitan city. Besides its recent ...

The Everglades and Miami, Florida, USA
The Everglades and Miami, Florida, USA

Referred to as the “River of Grass,” the Florida Everglades is one of ...