DigitalGlobe’s Satellites’ Before and After Captures of Irma’s Caribbean Havoc

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As Hurricane Irma churned through the Caribbean and up Florida’s coast, DigitalGlobe’s satellites have been capturing high-resolution images of the storm’s damage.

Imaging in the Caribbean became possible over the weekend as the clouds moved out of the area. The before-and-after imagery below was captured between Friday, September 8 and 11 of several places in the Caribbean: Tortola, Turks and Caicos, Sint Maarten, Necker Island, Barbuda and Saint Martin.

The “after” images were taken by DigitalGlobe’s WorldView-3, WorldView-2 and GeoEye-1 satellites, with the dates included in the file names. Once the weather moves further out of the area, DigitalGlobe will be offering more images for viewing. Read more…