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Satellite Meteorology: Online Remote Sensing Guide
This guide presents introductory information about satellites and remote sensing and their uses in meteorological observations and forecasting. Topics include geostationary and polar orbiting satellites, orbital coverage, architecture, instruments, and the types of data they produce. A tutorial on interpreting satellite images is also included.
Intended for grade levels:
  • High (9-12)
  • College (13-14)
  • College (15-16)
Type of resource:
  • Text:
    • Ref. material
  • Atmospheric science
  • Space science
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright 1997, the University of Illinois Board of Trustees. Non-commercial use must be accompanied by appropriate credit visible with respect to the used item. "Image/Text/Data from the University of Illinois WW2010 Project." Web utilizations should, if possible, provide a link to our server nearby. Permission is hereby granted to individual teachers to print out, copy and distribute the pages herein to their students for educational purposes.
DLESE Catalog ID: NASA-Edmall-526
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Contributor: The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Department of Atmospheric Sciences