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In central China, the human footprint brightens the night and dulls the snowscape.


NASA Earth Observatory images by Joshua Stevens and Jeff Schmaltz, using MODIS data from LANCE/EOSDIS Rapid Response and Suomi NPP VIIRS data from Miguel Román, NASA GSFC. Story by Kathryn Hansen.

Published January 12, 2018
Data acquired January 10, 2018

Sources:
Suomi NPP > VIIRS
Terra > MODIS
Collections:
Earth at Night
MODIS Rapid Response