Using NASA NEO and ImageJ to Explore the Role of Snow Cover in Shaping Climate

Friday, March 18, 2011
4:00‐6:00 pm
Hopkinton Middle High School 297 Park Ave. Contoocook, NH 03229

Teachers who attend the workshop and then implement EET lessons are eligible for a
$120 stipend!

Learn how to access satellite images displaying land surface temperature, snow cover, and reflected shortwave radiation data from the NASA Earth Observation (NEO) website. Download, explore, and animate these images using ImageJ, a public domain image analysis program from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Then utilize the Web‐based analysis tools built into NEO to observe, graph, and analyze the relationship between the three variables. This lesson addresses content and skills for geography, earth science, and math and is part of the Earth Exploration Toolbook.

The Earth Exploration Toolbook ( is a collection within the National Science Digital Library that is created and administered by TERC, Inc. through funding from the NSF.

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This workshop is an outreach effort of Eyes In the Sky II. Eyes in the Sky II ( is a professional development program created and administered by TERC, Inc., funded through the NASA K‐12 Competitive Grants Program with prior funding by NSF’s ITEST program.

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