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To commemorate the 200th anniversary of the Lewis and Clark Expedition and the 125th anniversary of the United States Geological Survey (USGS), the USGS National Center for Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) has assembled a collection of satellite images that provides a contemporary view of the route that Lewis and Clark took from St. Louis, Missouri, to the Pacific Coast. The twenty-two ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Imagery - remotely sensed, Map
Subject: Physical geography
 
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This interactive viewer provides access to satellite imagery for virtually any point on the Earth. Users can select a satellite and sensor and either type in latitude and longitude or click on a point on the index map. The viewer will show a mosaic of the most recent cloud-free satellite browse images around the point selected. It will appear in a new window along with some metadata, including path, ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Imagery - remotely sensed, Map
Subject: Physical geography
 
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This is an e-book of before-and-after Landsat images (1972-present), showing recent environmental events and introducing the concept of remote sensing. Some changes are due to natural causes and some are due to human causes. Image topics include agriculture, cities, deserts, disasters, and geology. Each set of images includes a detailed description, photographs and maps, a list of references, and ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Computer activity, Imagery - remotely sensed, Ref. material
Subject: Human geography, Physical geography
 
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This database contains an extensive selection of digital data and imagery of the San Francisco Bay Area. Products include Digital Elevation Models (DEMs), Digital Line Graphs (DLGs), Digital Raster Graphics (DRGs), Digital Orthophotos (DOQs), and historical maps. Most of these items are available at a scale of 1:24,000; other scales are available for some. Metadata and links to documents outlining ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Imagery - remotely sensed, Government portal, In-situ dataset, Remotely sensed dataset
Subject: Human geography, Physical geography
 
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This on-line publication illustrates the spatial history of urban growth and corresponding land use change in sixteen areas around the United States. It features pairs of images of selected urban regions from across the nation which are intended to show the transformation that these areas have undergone over two decades, specifically increases in the extent of urban land. Each pair is composed of ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Imagery - remotely sensed, Map, Photograph, Report
Subject: Human geography
 
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This site is the homepage of the United States Geological Survey's (USGS) Coastal and Marine Geology Program. Materials available here include links to news articles and publications, topics of study, and regions of study. Search choices include topic, region or content type (research project, educational material, datasets, etc.). Study topics are grouped by coastal issues, marine/deep sea issues, ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional, General public
Resource type: Imagery - remotely sensed, Map, Photograph, Ref. material, Government portal
Subject: Biology, Chemistry, Environmental science, Geology, Mathematics, Physical oceanography, Physics, Technology
 
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