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View Resource Detailed Images from Europa Point to Slush Below Surface

Nine Galileo images of the Jovian moon Europa taken in December of 1997 have recently been released by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's Jet Propulsion Laboroatory. The images support the theory that slush or liquid water exists below the surface of the satellite. The site contains links to the images (available in several resolutions and formats) and descriptive captions, along...

https://solarsystem.nasa.gov/missions/galileo/in-depth/
View Resource Satellite Images and Animation

Updated every one to three hours, this Environment Canada page offers the latest Geosynchronous Operational Environmental Satellite (GOES) images (in MPEG format) from GOES-8 and GOES-9, covering Eastern Canada, Western Canada, Eastern North America, Western North America, Pacific North America, and North and South America. Images show global climate/weather patterns in the form of color graphics...

https://weather.gc.ca/satellite/index_e.html
View Resource NASA Earth Observatory: Global Garden Gets Greener

NASA's Earth Observatory is a "freely-accessible publication on the Internet where the public can obtain new satellite imagery and scientific information about our home planet." The Earth Observatory feature presented in this Web site introduces documented changes in plant productivity over the last two decades -- the warmest decades on record. The study, based on satellite imagery and ground...

https://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/features/GlobalGarden
View Resource Astronomy Picture of the Day

Each day a new, beautiful image or picture of our intriguing atmosphere is presented on this Web site, created by NASA, along with a short description written by an expert. By selecting Discover the Cosmos, viewers can visit the archives, which features all the images presented since June 1995. In the Index, the images are also organized into the topics: Cosmos, Solar System, Space Technology, and...

https://apod.nasa.gov/apod/astropix.html
View Resource Earth as Art: A Landsat Perspective

For close to thirty years, a series of Landsat satellites have imaged the Earth's surface, returning images for use in a number of business, education, government, and science applications. Of course, many of these images have a great deal of aesthetic value, as those who look at them find themselves marveling at vast deltas, fjords, and land use patterns around the globe. This fine exhibit from...

https://www.loc.gov/exhibits/earthasart/
View Resource ESA: Observing the Earth (QuickTime, Windows Media Player, pdf, jpeg, Macromedia Flash Player, gif)

At this website, the European Space Agency (ESA) offers colorful images and straightforward descriptions of its Earth monitoring research which is intended to help to understand Earth, conserve the environment, mitigate natural disasters, and much more. Students and educators can learn how scientists observe Earth and how the data can be integrated in studying numerous world problems. Users can...

https://www.esa.int/Applications/Observing_the_Earth