Students observe monthly images of changing vegetation patterns, looking for seasonal changes occurring throughout 2017.
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The radar measurements made by NASA's Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) observatory are sensitive to whether land surfaces are frozen or thawed. Students analyze two maps of SMAP data to make inferences about changes to the Arctic's Geosphere showing spring thaw.
Learn about volcanic ash and watch a visualization of the Calbuco volcano to see how ash travels around the world.
Students observe seasonal images of Monthly Normalized Difference Vegetation, looking for any changes in vegetation that are occurring throughout the year.
Review the animation showing seasonal chlorophyll concentration as it relates to net radiation.
Are you looking for a data story to use with your students that demonstrates the interaction of the geosphere and atmosphere in the form of volcanic eruptions? Consider using the following resources in your classroom today!