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NASA Visible Earth: Runoff DLESE Reviewed Collection
The NASA Visible Earth site is a searchable collection of images of the Earth taken by orbiting satellites. This section features a variety of images specifically illustrating effects of runoff. Each image is available in one or more graphic formats and sizes, and is accompanied by a description, as well as detailed metadata about how the image was obtained.
Intended for grade levels:
  • General public
Type of resource:
  • Visual:
    • Photograph
  • Environmental science
  • Geographical Sciences:
    • Physical geography
  • Hydrology
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Unless otherwise noted, all images and animations made available through Visible Earth are generally not copyrighted. You may use NASA imagery, video and audio material for educational or informational purposes, including photo collections, textbooks, public exhibits, and Internet web pages. This general permission does not include the NASA insignia logo (the blue "meatball" insignia). For commercial use, the use of some images may require further coordination through a NASA corporate associate (for example, ORBIMAGE is the required contact for the commercial use of any SeaWiFS images). Images in Visible Earth that require further commercial permissions are so noted.
DLESE Catalog ID: DWEL-000-000-000-171
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Publisher: Earth Observatory team