Do you like to watch time lapse photography?  Here is a really great resource showing land use changes across the world.  Google and Time magazine have teamed up together to show a three-decade time lapse of the entire Earth.  You can zoom to areas of interest or check out the editors’ choices of some of the most interesting areas. It was easy to see the urbanization of Atlanta by zooming in to northern Georgia.  Read about it at  The photo below shows Lake Lanier north of Atlanta in the 2008 drought, with light-colored dry edges all around the reservoir.