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Introduction to Clouds DLESE Reviewed Collection
This site provides the user an opportunity to explore storm clouds and climate change through the use of NASA climate research data obtained through satellite imaging. The user is challenged to investigate actual scientific research data on clouds and storms, and make observations and interpretations available to NASA research scientists for review. Topics addressed by these investigations include the role of clouds in relation to the changing climate of Earth, the role of clouds in warming or cooling the planet, and the major types of clouds produced by storms.
Intended for grade levels:
  • High (9-12)
  • College (13-14)
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Classroom activity
    • Computer activity
  • Visual:
    • Imagery - remotely sensed
  • Dataset:
    • Remotely sensed
  • Atmospheric science
  • Climatology
  • Physics
Technical requirements:
Excel spreadsheet
graphical web browser with Java and Javascript 4.0 or higher required.
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright and other restrictions information is unknown.
DLESE Catalog ID: DWEL-000-000-000-155
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Author: Mr George Tselioudis
Columbia University/NASA GISS

Author: Mr Christopher Petersen
A. Philip Randolph High School