A picture is worth 1,000 words. ~ First suggested by visionary Stewart Brand in 1966, this “Whole Earth” picture was taken in 1972 by Apollo 17 astronaut Harrison Schmitt. ~ This iconic image – humanity’s first glimpse of the entire planet – ushered in an era of environmental awareness. ~ At SkyTruth, we take a […]
To see before-and-after, high-resolution imagery showing the destruction wrought by Hurricane Ike in the Galveston area, go to Google LatLong: The aftermath of Hurricane Ike.
We’re making some progress on our recent technical woes. Many of the broken links from this blog, and from our home page, have been restored. The new Image Gallery is now able to display TIFF files properly, and other files are now available in our Documents section. There are lingering issues with some links, and […]
Yes, we’ve been having some technical difficulties here at SkyTruth for the past 10 days. The outfit that hosts our image galleries and file libraries, Green Media Toolshed, just switched over to an entirely new software framework that promises to add some nice new features. Unfortunately, it’s having trouble displaying TIFF-format images as thumbnails; and […]
Here at SkyTruth we appreciate the sheer beauty and fun of satellite imagery, in addition to it’s intrinsic scientific and educational value. That’s why we spend waaayyy too much time at the California Geographical Survey checking out the excellent work of Dr. William Bowen. He’s built a huge and growing collection of 3-D panoramic views […]