To mark this event, Spot Image and its Chinese subsidiary Beijing Spot Image present two Flash animations to tell the story of Shanghai’s growth with satellite imagery.
Expo 2010 Shanghai: expo site evolution …The Expo 2010 site covers 5.28 sq.km in the centre of Shanghai, on both sides of the Huang-p’u River. From 1994 to 2010, the SPOT satellites depict urban change as the future city takes shape. Factories, docks and shipyards give way to innovative architectural creations from numerous countries.
Shanghai: evolution of the city from 1994 to 2010 …From 1994 to 2010, the SPOT satellites reveal the rapid growth of a city that today generates 20% of China’s industrial production and has become the world’s number one port. In 15 years, the farming belt has disappeared.