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View Resource TerraFly: Virtually Fly Over the Entire United States

TerraFly is an interactive tool that allows for visualization and manipulation of spatial data. Accessed via a standard Web browser or customized CD-ROM versions, and independent of a users' level of expertise, this system allows the integration of remotely sensed data with digital data while a user is seamlessly flying over and viewing the resulting imagery. Data currently available includes...

View Resource Old Maps Online

The title of this website is most accurate: it is a collection of thousands of old maps. They are wonderful. The portal was created as part of a collaboration between the Great Britain Historical GIS Project, based at the University of Portsmouth, and Klokan Technologies GmbH, based in Switzerland. First-time visitors will note the site draws on GPS technology and other place-based location...

View Resource Historic Topographic Maps of California: San Francisco Bay Area

This collection of historic topographic maps goes back to the late 19th century. Comparison of maps of the same area from different times allows users to observe changes in land use over time. The maps can be searched by using list of available quadrangles, by clicking on an interactive index map, or by a word search of feature names.

View Resource Finding Your Way with Map and Compass

This tutorial introduces students to the concept of navigating with a topographic map and compass. Topics include the features and symbols used on U. S. Geological Survey (USGS) maps, the use of scale to represent distance, and how to determine direction with a magnetic compass. There is also information on the scales and areas represented on various USGS maps and on how to compensate for...

View Resource MY NASA DATA Contributed Lesson 3: Comparisons of Snow Cover on Different Continents

This lesson is designed to help students gain knowledge in using the MY NASA DATA Live Access Server (LAS) to specify and download a microset of data, then to use the data to estimate percentage of snow cover for each continent. The data used in this lesson come from the International Satellite Cloud Climatology Project (ISCCP). ISCCP computes fractional snow and ice coverage by scanning the...

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