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NASA EPDC Webinar - NASA EPCD Webinar “Explore Earth: CCRI - Urban Heat Islands”

Posted on March 25, 2020 - 5:12 PM CDT

4/23/2020 (Thu) - 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM CDT

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Event information

CCRI Educator, Elizabeth Sebastian, will lead a conversation about urban heat islands and the comprehensive unit plan she developed. The unit plan “The Heat is On: Urban Heat Islands, detection strategies, and mitigation solutions” uses innovative technology to understand the changing climate in urban areas and create solutions to the ongoing environmental problems in cities. The unit utilizes a variety of resources, such as NASA EOSDIS Worldview, Terra MODIS data, GLOBE, NASA Scientific Visualization Studio videos, NASA Climate Kids games, and more.


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