4. Hunting Icebergs
This set of tutorials teaches how to identify tabular icebergs, measure their size and monitor their movements using satellite imagery. Learners are introduced to techniques and tools used by expert iceberg hunters. At the completion of each tutorial, learners have an opportunity to apply what they learned to real world data collected by NASA satellites.
After successfully completing these modules, students will be able to use satellite imagery to do the following:
Before using these tutorials, students should be familiar with basic concepts and principles of remote sensing which are covered in Learning Activity 1. A meteorological background is helpful but not essential.
These tutorials can be used in a number of ways in various disciplines. Some suggestions are provided below.