ERIC Number: ED170141
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1977-Dec
Reference Count: N/A
Remote Sensing and the Earth.
Brosius, Craig A.; And Others
This document is designed to help senior high school students study remote sensing technology and techniques in relation to the environmental sciences. It discusses the acquisition, analysis, and use of ecological remote data. Material is divided into three sections and an appendix. Section One is an overview of the basics of remote sensing. Section Two contains selected readings which report formal research in agriculture, land use, geology, water resources, marine resources, and the environment. Section Three is composed of fundamental laboratory exercises which explore map reading and analysis, characteristics of the visible spectrum, and other relevant areas. The appendix contains supplemental references. Document includes numerous photographs and drawings, as well as study guides after each chapter. (MA)
Descriptors: Cartography, Earth Science, Environmental Education, Instructional Materials, Learning Activities, Natural Resources, Reference Materials, Resource Materials, Science Education, Secondary Education, Space Sciences, Technology
School Board of Brevard County, Instructional Services Div., Project Remote Sensing, 1274 South Florida Avenue, Rockledge, Florida 32955 ($9.74)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Washington, DC.; Brevard County Board of Public Instruction, Titusville, FL.