NASA Worldview is a free online visualization tool that is a great launchpad for learners who are new (or veteran) users of satellite data.
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Check out this interactive data visualization and simulation tool. It explores the impact of collapsing polar ice sheets (
Teachers, are you looking for resources to help you engage students in data analysis related to changes in the cryosphere using albedo values? Check out this poster card set.
Teachers, are you looking for resources to help you engage students in data analysis related to Global Phytoplankton Distribution?
Check out this monthly 2018 poster card set featuring two science variables related to Phytoplankton Distribution: Chlorophyll Concentration (milligrams per cubic meter) & Monthly Flow of Energy into Surface by Shortwave Radiation (watts per square meter)
My NASA Data has recently released several new resources, story maps, for use in educational settings.
An urban heat island is a phenomenon that is best described when a city experiences much warmer temperatures than in nearby rural areas. The sun’s heat and light reach the city and the country in the same way. The difference in temperature between urban and less-developed rural areas has to do with how well the surfaces in each environment absorb and hold heat.
Forests are an important and common feature of the Earth’s land cover, covering 31 percent of the total land surface. There are two regions in particular where forests are common.
Ice is found all around our planet, from the highest peak in Africa to the icy North and South Poles.
The Earth is constantly changing. Some of this change occurs slowly over many millennia, and some occurs relatively rapidly over the decades.