Earth  Planets and Moons 

Remote Sensing Conceptual Animation

Satellite remote sensing is a tool for gathering information, usually about what is at the surface of Earth or planets and their moons, but also about the atmosphere. Remote sensing data are commonly combined with other kinds of data (typically, from field or "on-the-spot" studies [commonly called ground truth]) to act together as a system (for example, Geographic Information Systems, or GIS.


Credits

Megan Willy (IRC/UMBC): Animator
Ivy Flores (IRC/UMBC): Animator
Michelle Williams (UMBC): Producer
Jennifer A. Shoemaker (UMBC): Producer
Jefferson Beck (UMBC): Producer
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NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center

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Agriculture Animations - Global Agricultural Monitoring

Keywords:
SVS >> HDTV
SVS >> Remote Sensing
SVS >> Satellite
NASA Science >> Earth
NASA Science >> Planets and Moons