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Exploring the Applications of Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) Data part of Using Data in the Classroom:Datasheets
Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) Data is the only satellite imagery that can be acquired at any time of the day or night and during adverse weather conditions. Available SAR products include: full-resolution (25 m) ...
Rocky Raccoon: Using Data to explore Carbon in the Rocky Mountains part of Using Data in the Classroom:Datasheets
The Rocky Mountain Regional Atmospheric Continuous CO2 Network (Rocky RACCOON) comprises two to three years of carbon dioxide (CO2) concentration data. The carbon dioxide data are gathered using the Autonomous ...
Exploring inter-annual variability of budburst using GLOBE data part of Using Data in the Classroom:Datasheets
The site provides GLOBE data in tabular form for budburst dates, maximum and minimum air temperatures, and other environmental data from GLOBE schools. Click the image on the right to see the annual profile of ...
Exploring NASA Aerosol Data in the Classroom part of Using Data in the Classroom:Datasheets
NEO gives access to georeferenced NASA satellite imagery and provides the means for easy export into other browsers (like GoogleEarth) or analytic tools (like ImageJ or ICE). The site also contains the MODIS Blue Marble, which is a series of monthly true-color global composite images.
Utilizing National Wetland Inventory (NWI) shape file datasets for import into MyWorld part of Using Data in the Classroom:Datasheets
The NWI provides data in ESRI Shape file format. The datasets are queried by state and 100K or 25K USGS quadrangle. Data fields include freshwater emergent wetland, freshwater forested/shrub wetland, freshwater ...
Decision Making Using GIS Climate Change Simulation Data part of Using Data in the Classroom:Datasheets
GIS Climate Change Scenarios project is conducted by the NCAR GIS Initiative and intended to serve a community of GIS users interested in global climate change. This GIS data portal provides access to free global ...
Exploring Sea Ice Data from Satellites part of Using Data in the Classroom:Datasheets
The browse and summary data provide imagery of monthly sea ice conditions and anomalies, as well as text files with monthly total extent and area values. The raw data are 2-dimensional gridded fields with daily ...
Exploring Changes in Air Quality Using Aura Tropospheric NO2 Data part of Using Data in the Classroom:Datasheets
This site provides processed global data in image form illustrating tropospheric NO2 concentrations.
Exploring Aerosol Optical Thickness Using MODIS Satellite Imagery in NEO part of Using Data in the Classroom:Datasheets
"Aerosol Optical Thickness is the degree to which aerosols prevent the transmission of light" in the atmoshpere.1 "An aerosol optical thickness of less than 0.1 indicates a crystal clear sky with ...
Exploring atmospheric carbon monoxide (CO) concentration using MOPITT satellite imagery in NEO part of Using Data in the Classroom:Datasheets