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Pick of the Day: When Seeing Things in Black and White Is Useful

By Renard Teipelke German radar satellites “TerraSAR-X” and “TanDEM-X” are providing 308 terabytes of data to the German National Aeronautics and Space Research Center (DLR) for their project “Global Urban Footprints”. The results are maps in black and white. While … Continue reading

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Pick of the Day: Is the World Empty? Or Overcrowded? It’s Both

By Renard Teipelke Recently, I wrote an article on this blog about scale, in which I also discussed the relation between scale and density (here). Natasha Geiling now presents a nice interactive collection of Esri satellite images showcasing both very … Continue reading

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