Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Satellite Images - Easy to interpret

Satellite images are are rich with useful and interesting information.
It is not difficult to interpret them...
here are some tips and stratergies....

 High-resolution satellite view of the Boulder water treatment plant.

 They can show us how much a city has changed, how well our crops are growing, where a fire is burning, or when a storm is coming.

 Here is a practical approach as given by Nasa Earth Observatory.

  1. Look for a scale
  2. Look for patterns, shapes, and textures
  3. Define the colors (including shadows)
  4. Find north
  5. Consider your prior knowledge
Read more....
Check this link.....

http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/Features/ColorImage/?src=eorss-features

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Courtesy: Nasa Earth Observatory