Impact of Climate Change and Land Use on the Southwestern United States
Southwest U.S. Change Detection Images: Las Vegas, Nevada

QUARRY OPERATIONS AND RESERVOIR CHANGE

The orange area depicts increased surface brightness which may be due to gravel/rock quarry operations expanding. The resurgence of the reservoir exhibits a decrease in brightness and greenness along with an increase in brightness around the outside of the reservoir. This reservoir is within the Las Vegas Wash.

Las Vegas 9-10-1986Las Vegas 9-10-1992Change from 1986 to 1992
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