Explore Land Surface Cover Data!
Explore Land Surface Cover data!
NASA uses data from satellites and other instruments to investigate weather, climate, and conditions on Earth. Biomes – ecologically, geographically, and climatically similar regions – play a role in our understanding of Earth’s interacting systems. Click here
to check out maps of two of Earth’s most inhospitable biomes. In the tundra
zones (in the mountains, Arctic, and Antarctic), cold temperatures and permanently frozen soil limit the growth of plants. Deserts
are unwelcoming to both plants and animals due to severe lack of precipitation. While you’re there, use the LAS to explore other Land Surface Cover data sets and identify grasslands, savannahs, and forests.
Use this tool to find the latitude and longitude of your location.