This page is for the use of
teachers and students who are using the Event-Based Science
module called Fire!. It takes you to a remote-sensing
activity that will help you with the Task.
If you you would like to try this
activity with your students, we want to hear from you.
Please print out, complete, and return an evaluation
Landsat images from NASA to help you evaluate the
recovery of forests destroyed by the Yellowstone Fires of
YellowstoneNational Park - Soon After the
Processing by Janet Chien, NASA/Goddard Space
in Shenandoah National Park A
large smoke plume is seen streaming eastward from Virginia's
Shenandoah National Park near Old Rag Mountain. This
true-color image of the fire was obtained on November 1,
2000 by the Moderate-resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer
(MODIS), flying aboard NASA's Terra spacecraft.
Landcover and Fire Extent with Satellite
Data Is part of NASA's
award-winning Earth Observatory website.
(John Poole Middle
School, Poolesville, MD) John
Caitlin McCarthy, Bobby
Ouellette, Matt Wolverton, Justin Robillard, Maureen
Rachel Carr, Kristina
Benson, Alexander Eames, Ben Baird, Reuben Goetzl, Alex
Information for teachers interested in testing EBS-based
Russell G. Wright (EBSII)
Dorothy K. Hall (NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center
Science and Visualization