Explore using units in calculations with the Leaf Area Index (LAI). LAI is a ratio that describes the number of square meters of leaves per square meter of available land surface. Because of the units in the ratio, it is dimensionless
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Explore using units for calculations with Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (NDVI). NDVI is a ratio of different light wavelength reflectance which can be used to map the density of green vegetation.
Examine a model and answer questions about dust transport around the world.
Students examine satellite images of a recently formed island to identify areas of erosion and deposition.
Students will describe the changes in a newly-formed volcanic island over the first three years of its life.