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Title: Earth Now! Landsat Image Viewer
Url: https://earthnow.usgs.gov/
Publisher: Geological Survey (U.S.)
Description: This viewer lets users see near real-time images from the Landsat 5 Thematic Mapper (TM) and Landsat 7 Enhanced Thematic Mapper Plus (ETM+). When a Landsat satellite passes within range of the ground station at the USGS Center for Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS), image data are downlinked and displayed in near-real time. When no satellites are within range, the most recent pass is displayed. By viewing the moving display, students can monitor changes in the Earth's surface. An index map and information display shows the path of the satellite, indicates which satellite is currently providing the imagery, and gives the acquisition date and time. A help page and frequently-asked-questions feature are provided to explain how to use the site.
LC Classification: Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Atlases -- By region or country -- America. Western Hemisphere -- North America
Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Maps -- By region or country -- America. Western Hemisphere -- North America
Science -- Geology -- Geological maps
Social sciences -- Transportation and communications -- Artificial satellite telecommunications
GEM Subject: Science -- Earth science
Science -- Instructional issues
Science -- Geology
Social studies -- Geography
Educational Technology -- Technology
Educational Technology -- Instructional issues
Key Concept: Geography -- Maps
Date Issued: 2009-08-27
Resource Type: Dataset (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Instructional Materials
InteractiveResource (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Science Materials
Format: html
Audience: College/University Instructors
General Public
Higher Education
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Secondary Education
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Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
Source: DLESE
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Resource URL Clicks: 18
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