Earth At Night - New Global Maps Created From Satellite Imagery | Video

“Patterns of human settlement across our planet,” can be seen from nighttime views of Earth from Space, according to NASA Goddard Spaceflight Center. The new maps were created using imagery from the NASA-NOAA Suomi National Polar-orbiting Partnership (NPP) satellite.

credit : NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center/Kathryn Mersmann