ERIC Number: ED432453
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: N/A
Understanding Our Changing Planet: NASA's Earth Science Enterprise. 1998 Fact Book.
National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Greenbelt, MD. Goddard Space Flight Center.
This document describes NASA's Earth Science Enterprise, a comprehensive program to study the earth as an environmental system. The Earth Science Enterprise has three main components: (1) a series of earth-observing satellites; (2) an advanced data system; and (3) teams of scientists who will study the data. Contents include: (1) "The Earth Science Enterprise," an overview of the program; (2) "Questions and Answers," key questions about how NASA studies the earth; (3) "NASA Facts," information on related science issues; (4) "Earth Science Enterprise Accomplishments," accomplishments from the past to the future; (5) "Earth Science Enterprise Researchers," information about the people who are part of the program; (6) "Earth Science Enterprise Facts," specific information about missions and recent changes; and (7) "Where Do I Get More Information?" a listing of Earth Science Enterprise education contacts. (CCM)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Greenbelt, MD. Goddard Space Flight Center.