NOAA's National Environmental Satellite, Data and Information Service (NESDIS) operates satellites and manages the processing and distribution of data and images these satellites produce daily. The primary user of satellite data and images is the National Weather Service. This clearinghouse website offers a vast amount of information gathered from NOAA satellites. Users can link to spotlighted information, NOAA satellite programs and information satellite organizations. This site also contains daily satellite images and image galleries.
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Part of the Starting Point collection. The Starting Point collection includes resources addressing the needs of faculty and graduate students designing, developing, and delivering entry-level undergraduate courses in geoscience.
Subject: Geoscience:Oceanography:Physical , Geoscience:Oceanography, Lunar and Planetary Science, Atmospheric Science, Geology Resource Type: Datasets and Tools:Datasets, Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations Special Interest: Visualization Grade Level: College Lower (13-14), High School (9-12), College Upper (15-16) Data Derived: Data Derived Data Source: Real-Time Data, Observational Data Science Background Required: Basic scientific background required Theme: Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Planetary Science, Atmospheric Science, Oceanography