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The world is a watery place. But just how much water exists on, in, and above our planet? This set of data and tables show the amounts of water on Earth.
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If your students are fascinated by solar eclipses, you can access a history of them by decade and more at NASA's Eclipse website. Middle and high school educators and others can learn about eclipses that occurred or will occur during a 10-year span. The tables describe an eclipse's calendar date, TD...
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Published in 2017
2016 was the hottest year on record for the third consecutive year. In a database of more than 5,000 cities provided by AccuWeather, about 90 percent recorded annual mean temperatures higher than normal. Enter your city in the search box to see how much warmer (or cooler) it was.
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Science On a Sphere® (SOS) is a room sized, global display system that uses computers and video projectors to display planetary data onto a six foot diameter sphere, analogous to a giant animated globe. Researchers at NOAA developed Science On a Sphere® as an educational tool to help illustrate...
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Gridded data at 0.5 degree resolution showing population density, potential natural vegetation, cropland extent, grazing land extent, built-up land extent, crop extent (for 18 major crops) and land suitability for cultivation. Add your latitude and longitude for specific location maps.
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Published in 2015
Results from time-series analysis of Landsat images in characterizing global forest extent and change from 2000 through 2015, globally, at 30m resolution. Trees are defined as vegetation taller than 5m in height and are expressed as a percentage per output grid cell as ‘2000 Percent Tree...
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The UGS GeoData Archive System, part of our Geologic Data Preservation Project, contains Utah geologic, and wetlands-related scanned documents, photographs (except aerial), and other digital materials (resources) from our files and those gathered from other agencies or organizations in one web-based...
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By UNAVCO
These tools allow you to visually explore Earth and other worlds using geodetic and other geologic datasets such as GPS, InSAR, power management, and environmental data.
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This site has a list of all the latest earthquakes and their date, time, magnitude, depth, location and other information.
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By UNAVCO
Our Plate Motion Calculator calculates tectonic plate motion at any location on Earth using one or more plate motion models.
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These links provide access to descriptive information and explanatory notes, maps, searches, visualizations, and more. The data cover the globe, and while most span the last few millennia, some datasets extend back in time 100 million years. Most of the data are time series of geophysical or...
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