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Earth from Above: Using Color -Coded Satellite Images to Examine the Global Environment DLESE Reviewed Collection
This product provides an introduction to understanding and interpreting satellite images. Beginning with two short chapters on visible satellite images and radiation, the book then covers six key Earth-atmosphere variables on topics including the Antarctic ozone hole, El Nino, deforestation, the missing carbon dilemma, and the effects of sea ice, snow cover and volcanoes on atmospheric temperatures. A final chapter broadens the discussion to consider satellite Earth observations in general. Each section concludes with a list of questions; answers are provided at the back of the book.
Intended for grade levels:
  • High (9-12)
  • College (13-14)
  • College (15-16)
Type of resource:
  • Text:
    • Ref. material
  • Technology
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
Cost information is not known
This product is not free and clear for general use.
DLESE Catalog ID: NASA-ESERevProd306
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Contact: NASA GSFC