Posts Currently viewing the tag: "Nighttime"

Istanbul at Night

by on . In Image Gallery

The image below shows the most of Istanbul’s Asian suburbs (image right) which is appear from the International Space Station, but only about half the area of the city on the European side is visible. The margins of the metropolitan area are clearly visible at night, more so than in daylight images in daylight…(Read More)

London at Night

by on . In Image Gallery

The image below shows London and the southern half of Great Britain as it appeared on the night of March 27, 2012 which is from the Suomi National Polar-orbiting Partnership satellite. While most of the events in the 2012 Olympics will be held in the greater London area, several other cities and towns will…(Read More)

This astronaut photograph features two of China’s most populous cities—Beijing and Tianjin—both in the northeastern part of the country near the Bohai Gulf. The United Nations estimated the 2010 population of the Beijing metropolitan area to be approximately 12 million, with the population of Tianjin estimated at more than 7 million. The…(Read More)

City lights at night are a fairly reliable indicator of where people live. But this isn’t always the case, and the Korean Peninsula shows why. As of July 2012, South Korea’s population was estimated at roughly 49 million people, and North Korea’s population was estimated at about half that number. But where…(Read More)

Early on the morning of February 22, 2013, the Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) on the Suomi NPP satellite captured this nighttime view of heavy snow over the United States. In many towns and cities, more than 30 centimeters of snow fell. Kansas bore the brunt of the storm, with as much as 56…(Read More)

12
© 1998-2017 Geoinformation Online. All Rights Reserved