A few years ago, Google released the Timelapse Earth Engine that used historical remote sensing imagery as seen with Google Earth to show how parts of the earth had changed over time. Google has now released an updated version of the Engine. They have processed quadrillions of image pixels and used advanced image analysis techniques to expand and improve the Timelapse Earth Engine such that you can display a sequences of sharp looking images for most any spot on earth for each year over a span of more than three decades.
- Our most detailed view of Earth across space and time – Google
- Google Timelapse lets you see how any location on Earth has changed in 32 years – ScienceAlert
Here is a reduced sized version of the Engine:
The full size version allows you to enter a location and the engine will zoom in on that place. Fun to see how one’s local area has changed over 30 years.