NOAA Paleoclimatology Program, National Geophysical Data Center, NOAA
This animation on the Climate TimeLine (CTL) site depicts changes in land cover due to land use over the past 100 years. Data is based on census data, tax records, land surveys, and historical geography estimates. This visualization is the work of the National Institute of Public Health and the Environment (RIVM, Netherlands) and the Center for Sustainability and the Global Environment (SAGE, USA).
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Part of the Cutting Edge collection. The NAGT/DLESE On the Cutting Edge project helps geoscience faculty stay up-to-date with both geoscience research and teaching methods.
Subject: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Environmental Science:Land Use and Planning Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Animations/Video Grade Level: College Lower (13-14), High School (9-12), College Upper (15-16) Topics: Human Dimensions/Resources, Climate Theme: Teach the Earth:Incorporating Societal Issues:Climate Change, Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Atmospheric Science, Environmental Science