“ESA presents the sharpest ever satellite map of Earth”

Posted: May 11, 2007 in Current Event, Education, Educational Technology, Instructional Technology, School 2.0, Technology, Technology Integration, That's interesting!, Web 2.0

ESA Earth

The European Space Agency has issued its GlobCover website.  The ESA news release in part states:

“The most detailed portraits ever of the Earth’s land surface have been created with ESA’s Envisat environmental satellite. The portraits are the first products produced as part of the ESA-initiated GlobCover project and are available online.

Bimonthly global composites for May to June 2005 and March to April 2006 can be accessed through a newly developed map server tool on ESA’s GlobCover website. On 19 June, additional bimonthly global composites will be made available as well as the first part of a global land cover map over Eurasia.”

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