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External Resource: Using Vegetation, Precipitation, and Surface Temperature to Study Climate Zones

This My NASA Data activity explores the relationship between amount of vegetation, precipitation, and surface temperature to study Earth's climate zones. Each fifty minute activity allows learners/students to use a micro-set of satellite data to investigate the vegetation of a particular climate zone and identify factors that influence an area's climate. Access to real time My NASA Data page is necessary. Topics include: weather, climate, terrestrial and aquatic biomes; normalized difference vegetation index (NVDI), precipitation, latitude, and longitude.


Type External ResourcePub Date January 01, 1900Stock # ERNASA10_0040

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