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At a Glance: Logging Activity in Washington State

A comparison of satellite images of Mt. Rainier in 1984 and 2010 shows the effects of logging on the landscape.


Produced by the Space Telescope Science Institute’s Office of Public Outreach in collaboration with the NASA Earth Observatory.

  • Panoramic view of Mt. Rainier: Deathgleaner/Wikimedia Commons

  • Logging and regrowth in Washington State: NASA Earth Observatory image created by Robert Simmon

Video design and production by STScI
Text by STScI, based on stories from the NASA Earth Observatory: 
Music courtesy of APM


All narration is presented in text form within the video. In addition, a full transcript will be available in the Library in the near future. Check back soon!