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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. ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16)
Resource type: Ref. material
Subject: Technology
 
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This United States Geological Survey (USGS) on-line publication discusses volcanic ash fall in terms of composition and effects. This report discusses the negative effects of volcanic ash fall on machinery, human health, weather and man-made structures, using the Mount Saint Helens eruption of 1980 as an example. The composition of volcanic ash is discussed, as well as ancient and modern ash falls ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Map, Photograph, Report
Subject: Geology, Natural hazards
 
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These on-line, problem-based modules address events such as volcanoes, hurricanes, dinosaur extinction theories, deforestation, endangered species, and global climate change. The site uses NASA remote-sensing images and includes a tutorial about how to analyze Landsat images with NIH Image. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Computer activity, Curriculum, Module / Unit, Imagery - remotely sensed, Remotely sensed dataset
Subject: Atmospheric science, Biology, Climatology, Cryology, Ecology, Environmental science, Hydrology, Natural hazards, Biological oceanography, Physics, Policy issues
 
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This on-line book, published by the United States Geological Survey (USGS), covers the 1980 eruption of Mount St. Helens in Washington state. There is a discussion of the events leading up to the eruption, as well as an explanation of the mountain's volcanic history. Immediate effects are covered, including the ash falls, pyroclastic flows, and debris. Post-eruption topics include subsequent activity ... Full description.
Grade level: General public
Resource type: Illustration - scientific, Photograph, Visualization - scientific, Book - text
Subject: Geology, Geophysics, Natural hazards
 
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This report provides an overview of the changes that occurred in lakes in the region around Mount St. Helens following the eruption of May 18, 1980. Topics include water chemistry, sediment supply, and biology. Other factors which are discussed include the proximity of lakes to the volcano, and whether they were situated in the blast zone or simply received ashfall from the eruption. Links to related ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Report
Subject: Geology, Natural hazards
 
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This National Park Service (NPS) website highlights the natural resources of Craters of the Moon National Monument. Resources discussed include animals (repliles, mammals and birds), plants (grasses, trees, shrubs, wildflowers), environmental factors (air quality, diseases, fire regime, geologic activity, nonnative species, vistas and weather) and natural features of the park (cave and karst topography, ... Full description.
Grade level: General public
Resource type: Photograph, Ref. material
Subject: Biology, Environmental science, Geology
 
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This module consists of seven lessons designed to educate students on the exploration of Mars, including topographic and geologic mapping, Martian volcanoes and geology, and image interpretation. The lessons include hands-on activities, maps and overheads, and links to additional resources. Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Module / Unit
Subject: Geology, Space science
 
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These aerial photography and satellite images show in detail extreme weather such as hurricanes and tornadoes, and violent upheavals of the Earth in the form of earthquakes and volcanoes, which often bring misery and destruction. They are all expressions of a living planet, still changing after billions of years of existence. Satellites help scientists understand the forces behind natural catastrophes ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Presentation / Demo, Photograph, Video
Subject: Atmospheric science, Geology, Natural hazards
 
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This interactive online exhibit provides an hour-by-hour account of the eruption of Vesuvius and its effects on the cities of Pompeii, Herculaneum, and other towns surrounding the volcano. Much of this reconstruction of the events surrounding the eruption is based on the accounts of Pliny the Younger, as detailed to the historian Tacitus. The account is accompanied by an interactive timeline detailing ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), Informal
Resource type: Computer activity, Photograph, Ref. material
Subject: Natural hazards
 
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This set of lithographs from the ISS EarthKAM program contains an educators' guide, student information and worksheets, and several Earth photos taken from the Space Shuttle. Shuttle astronauts and the ISS EarthKAM program provide photos of our planet from the unique perspective of Earth orbit. This resource can enhance students' studies of Earth and space science, geography, social studies, mathematics, ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Illustration - scientific, Imagery - remotely sensed, Map, Photograph, Ref. material
Subject: Agricultural science, Atmospheric science, Biology, Climatology, Ecology, Environmental science, Human geography, Physical geography, Geology, Geophysics, Structural geology, Hydrology, Natural hazards, Biological oceanography, Policy issues, Technology
 
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