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National Snow and Ice Data Center: Gallery; Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) Images
The National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC) archives and distributes snow and sea ice products derived from the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on the NASA Earth Observing System (EOS) Terra satellite. MODIS data may help scientists understand the Earth as a system, facilitating their ability to predict global climate changes and to differentiate between the impact of human activities and natural activities on the environment. This site contains information on MODIS data, MODIS data collected by NSIDC and images from MODIS sea and ice products.
Intended for grade levels:
  • College (13-14)
  • College (15-16)
  • Graduate / Professional
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Guide for instructor
  • Text:
    • Ref. material
  • Dataset:
    • In-situ
  • Cryology
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright and Other Restriction Information Unknown
DLESE Catalog ID: SERC-STARTINGPOINT-000-000-000-098
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Publisher: The National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC)