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National Oceanic and Atmospheric Adminstration's Operational Significant Event Imagery
This web page provides high-resolution, detailed imagery of significant environmental events. Links are available to images on the following subjects: current events, dust storms, fires, floods, icebergs, ocean, severe weather, snow cover, storms, tropical cyclones, hurricanes and typhoons, unique imagery, and volcanoes. Links are also included to the Satellite Services Division, Total Ozone Mapping and Spectrometer Aerosol and SO2 Index Imagery, historical significant events imagery, and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Environmental Visualization Program.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Middle (6-8)
  • High (9-12)
  • College (13-14)
  • College (15-16)
  • Graduate / Professional
Type of resource:
  • Visual:
    • Imagery - remotely sensed
  • Services:
    • Email lists
Subject:
  • Atmospheric science
  • Natural hazards
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright and other restrictions information is unknown.
DLESE Catalog ID: DLESE-000-000-000-433
Educational standards:
  • National Science Education Standards (NSES):
    • 9-12:
      • D - Earth and space science:
        • Energy in the earth system
      • E - Science and technology:
        • Abilities of technological design
      • F - Science in personal / social perspectives:
        • Natural and human-induced hazards
        • Sci. / tech. in local, national, and global challenges
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Publisher: NOAA/NESDIS Office of Systems Development