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Users download and analyze MODIS imagery from 2001 and 2003 to quantify the shrinking of the Aral Sea. The chapter steps users through downloading, installing, and measuring with ImageJ, a freely available image analysis program. Users employ the software to set the spatial calibration of an image, then select and measure distances directly from the image. Measurement results are reported in real-world ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Computer activity
Subject: Environmental science, Human geography, Physical geography
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National Science Education Standards (NSES), National Geography Standards: Read
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