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Satellite Images of East Timor, 1972-2000

1972 Landsat image
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[1972 Landsat Multi-Spectral Scanner (MSS) image mosaic of East Timor. The mosaic is comprised of some of the first Landsat MSS images. Image dates (from left to right): 8/13/72, 10/23/72, 10/17/1973. Vegetation appears red in this image, while rivers appear blue-green, and clouds white. Detailed description of creation of mosaic]

 

1979 Mosaic of Landsat MSS images of East Timor.
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[1979 Mosaic of Landsat MSS images of East Timor. Note the seasonal difference between the western (9/05/78) and central (7/19/80) regions of the island. The eastern image is dated 10/13/79. Detailed description of creation of mosaic]

 

1990 mosaic of Landsat Thematic Mapper (TM) images.
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[1990 mosaic of Landsat Thematic Mapper (TM) images. Vegetation appears green in this mosaic. Drier areas and urban development appear pink, and water blue. Image dates (left to right): 9/20/89, 9/20/89, 10/05/91. Detailed description of creation of mosaic]

 

Landsat Enhanced Thematic Mapper (ETM+) mosaic of East Timor from 1999-2000.
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[Landsat Enhanced Thematic Mapper (ETM+) mosaic of East Timor from 1999-2000. The center image (9/08/99) captures some of the unrest in Dili at that time (see Dili fires image). The southern image is also from 9/08/99, and the eastern image is from 8/18/00. Detailed description of creation of mosaic]

 

 
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