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Shenzhen, China Land Use - True Color Fade 1988 to 1996 part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This short video from NASA's Scientific Visualization Studio shows the urbanization around Shenzhen, China between the years of 1988 and 1996. The satellite imagery is presented in true color.
Urban Geology: Land Use

Shenzhen, China Land Use - True Color Fade 1988 to 1996 (With Dates) part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This short video from NASA's Scientific Visualization Studio shows the urbanization around Shenzhen, China between the years of 1988 and 1996. The satellite imagery is presented in true color.
Urban Geology: Land Use

Shenzhen, China Land Use - False Color 1988 to 1996 part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This short video from NASA's Scientific Visualization Studio shows the the urbanization in Shenzhen, China between the years of 1988 and 1996.
Urban Geology: Land Use

Global MODIS Landcover part of SERC Web Resource Collection

New NASA satellite-generated land cover maps are providing scientists with a detailed picture of the distribution of Earths ecosystems and land use Scientists can better determine how vegetation is ...
Urban Geology: Land Use

Impervious Data of the Baltimore Area. part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This short video from NASA's Scientific Visualization Studio shows an image of the Baltimore Maryland area taken with the Landsat satellite. Dates ranging from 1986, 1990, 1996, 2000. For over 26 ...
Urban Geology: Land Use

Placing Urban Schools at the Forefront of the Revolution in Earth Science Education part of SERC Web Resource Collection

Space-age technologies have revolutionized Earth science, but this revolution has yet to extend to Earth science education. This article points out that urban schools can be at the forefront of ...
Urban Geology: GIS, Geologic/Geophysical Mapping

Geoscience Education for Realtors, Appraisers, Home Inspectors, and Homeowners part of SERC Web Resource Collection

As urban development encroaches onto less suitable sites, knowledge of the connection between the ground beneath one's home and the home itself becomes increasingly critical to the homebuyer. This ...
Urban Geology: Principles of Geology, Connections with Non-Science Disciplines

NewsHour Extra Lesson Plan: Hazardous Chemicals in your Neighborhood part of SERC Web Resource Collection

As a result of this lesson, students will be able to understand hazardous chemicals and their effects; the importance of cleaning up these materials; identify hazardous waste sites in their own ...
Urban Geology: Environmental Issues, Geohazards

Beating the Heat in the World's Big Cities part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This article describes the urban heat island phenomenon and provides an overview of a research project investigating the effect as seen in New York City. Topics include the large proportion of ...
Urban Geology: Environmental Issues

Analyzing Land Use Change In Urban Environments part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This four-page fact sheet provides a brief summary of the analysis of land use in urban environments. Topics include the rapid growth in urban populations, some of the methods used to analyze land ...
Urban Geology: Land Use