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Climate Proofing Rio de Janeiro

Civic officials from Rio and scientists from NASA are talking about ways the city can combat rising urban temperatures.


NASA Earth Observatory images by Joshua Stevens, using Landsat data from the U.S. Geological Survey, and annual average data courtesy of Andrews Lucena, Federal Rural University of Rio de Janeiro. Story by Adam Voiland.

Published August 4, 2017
Data acquired 1984 - 2016

Sources:
Landsat 5
Landsat 7
Landsat 8
Landsat 8 > OLI
Landsat 8 > TIRS