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Visible Light Waves
About satellite imagery.
World of Change
Satellite images over time to show how the world is changing.
Pictures from Space
Taking pictures is a form of remote sensing. Pictures can give us facts about people, places, or things from a distance. Pictures can teach us about faraway lands. They can show us what plants and animals live there. They can also show us what people wear in other countries.
These satellites are capable of providing information on clouds and moisture in three primary forms - visible, infrared (IR), and water vapor imagery.
An Overview of Remote Sensing
What is remote sensing and what can scientists learn from satellite images?