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Computer Lab Exercises and Instructor's Guide
for Use With NASA Image2000

Exploring Global Land Vegetation Using Satellite Data

 Authors: Ned Horning, Scott Goetz, Ph.D., and Sietse Los, Ph.D.
Curriculum Developer: Barbara Gage, Ph.D.
Editor: Diana Sunday

These guided inquiry exercises were designed to be used as stand-alone activities. The Instructor's Guide contains for each exercise

These Acrobat PDF documents are ready to print and duplicate for use in your classroom. To download these files, simply click on the highlighted item.

Computer Lab Exercises vg_i2k_ex.pdf
Instructor's Guide vg_i2k_ig.pdf

If you have comments, suggestions, or problems, please eMail Elizabeth A. Smith,


INTRODUCTION Information you need for setting up and using these exercises in your classroom
EXERCISE 1 Introduction to AVHRR Images and Creating Global NDVI Images
EXERCISE 2 Seasonal Greening of the Hemispheres
EXERCISE 3 Vegetation Classification and Global Vegetation Patterns
EXERCISE 4 Land Cover Change in the Brazilian Amazon
EXERCISE 5 Vegetation Dynamics in the Sahelian Zone
EXERCISE 6 Comparing Estimates of Global Terrestrial Primary Production
INSTRUCTOR'S GUIDE The Instructor's Guide was designed for 2-sided duplication.


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