12 Aug '18, 10pm

The Most Erosive Area on the Padma

January 2, 1988 - January 20, 2018 For decades, the Padma River has meandered, twisted, and weaved in different shapes through central Bangladesh. Each zigzag and turn tells a geologic story of the region, such as a large flooding event or the opening of a nearby dam. These events can lead to intense erosion along the banks of the river, displacing farms, homes, and even lives. Every year, hundreds (sometimes thousands) of hectares of land erode and fall into the Padma River. Since 1967, more than 66,000 hectares (256 square miles) have been lost—roughly the area of Chicago. Satellite imagery shows how the river has been transforming in shape, size, and location from 1988 to 2018. The images above were acquired by the Thematic Mapper on Landsat 5 (1988) and the Operational Land Imager on Landsat 8 (2018). All images were acquired in January and February, during the dry sea...

Full article: https://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/images/92529/the-most-e...

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