A new perspective of how we change the Earth
Overview uses satellite and aerial imagery to demonstrate how human activity and natural forces shape our Earth. This perspective provides a powerful look at the planet where we live and the civilization we are creating. Through our Imagery, Shop, and Collaborations we aim to inspire the Overview Effect.
Large chunks of ice break loose into Jones Sound, a waterway between Ellesmere and Devon Islands in Qikiqtaaluk, Nunavut, Canada. Situated on the northern point of North America, this region experiences an extreme temperature range, exceeding 50°F (10°C) in summer and dropping as low as -58°F (-50°C) in the winter. In fact, its climate is more similar to Mars than almost any other place on Earth, making it an attractive area for scientists interested in terraforming the “Red Planet”.