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Other

Description:

This self-paced, interactive tutorial enables learners to identify and measure iceberg size from remotely-sensed satellite images. Two techniques are explored: the geometric shape method, which provides a rapid rough estimate of area; and the pixel count method, which employs special software to measure the size more accurately. This resource is part of the tutorial series, Satellite Observations in Science Education, and is the second of three modules in the tutorial, Hunting Icebergs. (Note: requires Java plug-in)

Subjects:

  • Mathematics > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

NSDL,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-115,Mathematics,Geometric,Engineering,Earth Science,Engineering and technology:Aircraft, probes, satellites and/or spacecraft,Icebergs,Pixel,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20140407123125601T,Informal Education,Higher Education,Engineering and technology:Remote sensing,Satellite image analysis,Engineering and technology:Image processing and visualization,Mathematics:Data collection, analysis and probability,Earth system science,Earth and space science:Earth structure:Cryosphere,High School,Mathematics:Measurement,Technology,Geoscience

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike

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