Sunday, December 4, 2016

2016 Satellite Image View of Bangladesh - as seen by Landsat 8 satellite

November is one of the months when there is less cloud in the sky of Bangladesh. During this time optical satellites can see through most part of the country. The view below was captured by Landsat 8 satellite during November 2016. It is showing natural color view of Bangladesh, and it is a combinations of bands 4 (red), 3 (green), and 2 (blue) of the Landsat 8 satellite image. You can download or view higher resolution version of the image from this link.

Generated from Landsat 8 satellite images captured during November 2016
Natural color view of Bangladesh generated from Landsat 8 satellite images captured during November 2016. In this view, vegetation is shown in dark green, and water body is shown as light blue color.

The natural color view of the country is improvised with another color combination of the satellite image. The image below shows the combination of bands 7 (short-wave infrared - 2), 5 (near infrared), and 3 (red). In this view, atmospheric disturbances have been removed. You can download or view higher resolution version of the image from this link.

Natural color view of Bangladesh without atmospheric disturbances generated from Landsat 8 satellite images captured during November 2016. In this view, vegetation is shown in light and dark green, and water body is shown as blue color. Urban areas and sandy areas shown in purple color.
To generate the views, it was required to stitch together fourteen (14) Landsat 8 images which were captured in between 12 and 23 November 2016.

Related map:
Vegetation Index of Bangladesh - 2016
Satellite Image of Bangladesh
Night Lights of Bangladesh - 2012

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