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Mapping the Land Between the Tides

Harnessing 30 years of Landsat data, researchers have created the first three-dimensional model of Australia’s entire coastline.


Images by Robbi Bishop-Taylor/Geoscience Australia, using Landsat data from the U.S. Geological Survey and the National Intertidal Digital Elevation Model (NIDEM). Story by Laura Rocchio, NASA Landsat Science Outreach Team, with Mike Carlowicz.

Published July 1, 2019
Data acquired 1988 - 2018

Sources:
Landsat 5 > TM
Landsat 7 > ETM+
Landsat 8 > OLI
Collection:
Applied Sciences