Tutorials for using the Earth System Data Explorer

Tutorials

Do you need tools to help using the Earth System Data Explorer?

MND offers several ways to learn more about how to use this data visualization tool:

  • Are you needing an overview of the tool and datasets with learners?

    • Check out the story map to get an overview of the tool. Link

Story map

  • Do you need a step-by-step guide that helps users access and visualize data? 

    • Download our Instruction Guide (PDF)

PDF

 

Spreadsheet

  • Do you learn better by watching?  Are you looking to have learners prepare in advance before your training?  

    • Do not miss our Youtube Channel and check out the Tutorials playlist (YouTube Channel)  

      • Getting Started with Earth System Data Explorer

        • This video introduces:

          • Locating Data Sets
          • Adjusting the location
          • Adjusting the time setting of data
          • Analyzing data with "Compare 2" & "Compare 4" features - Exporting information
             
      • Creating Animations with the MND Earth System Data Explorer

        • This video introduces:

          • Rendering animations using data
          • Operating the media player with the rendered animation
      • Using Google Earth with the MND Earth System Data Explorer

        • ​​​​​This video introduces:

          • Selecting Data Sets
          • Exporting information to Google Earth
             
      • Using Coordinates with the MND Earth System Data Explorer

        • This video introduces:

          • Selecting datasets
          • Selecting geographic area using coordinates
      • Using Data Analysis Tools with Earth System Data Explorer

        This video introduces:

        • Common Plot Options
        • Show Values Option
           

Before engaging students in an interpretation of data using maps and satellite imagery, review these tips:

Mapping Our World