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LVIS Tree Height Cross Section (tree texture)
This animation starts with a false-color map of tree heights north of San Jose, Costa Rica, and changes to a close-up 3D cut-away of a section of the forest with simulated green canopy. Data from LVIS observations taken in March, 1998.
Intended for grade levels:
  • College (13-14)
  • College (15-16)
  • Graduate / Professional
Type of resource:
  • Visual:
    • Visualization - scientific
Subject:
  • Biology
  • Forestry
Technical requirements:
RealPlayer plug-in
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Please give credit to NASA GSFC Scientific Visualization Studio.
DLESE Catalog ID: NASA-SVS-000743
Related resources:
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Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Author: Randall Jones
NASA GSFC Scientific Visualization Studio

Principal Investigator: Bryan Blair
NASA/GSFC