Remote Sensing Technology

Science in the making can be a very powerful motivator. Even if you are unable to participate in these particular projects, it may be worthwhile to contact them for future involvement and for understanding how your school could replicate this model of remote sensing technology, synthesized with historical data.

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Mapping the Invisible

This video explores the basic principles used by optical sensors like Landsat, AVIRIS, and other remote sensing sensors to record the things that we can't see with our…  learn more

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What is Remote Sensing?

Remote sensing is the science of obtaining information about objects or areas from a distance, typically from aircraft or satellites. Here's a quick overview from NOAA.  learn more

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Data Science Games

The good news is your project works. The bad news is that you now have LOTS of data that needs to be analyzed. What do you do with…  learn more

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Space Weather

At Space Weather, updated daily by Dr. Tony Phillips, students can learn about meteor showers, solar flares, auroras, and near-Earth asteroids.  learn more

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Drones in remote sensing

Dr. Anita Simic, a geology faculty member at Bowling Green State University, is a firm believer in engaging her students in scientific exploration. And for her there is…  learn more

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EarthShots, from the USGS, introduces remote sensing by showing how satellite imagery is used to track change over time. The site provides outstanding images of sites around the…  learn more