GloVis as a Resource for Teaching Geographic Content and Concepts

James B. Campbell
2008 Journal of geography (Houston)  
Teachers of geography and related topics across a range of educational levels benefit from convenient access to graphic materials that illustrate key geographic information and concepts. GloVis (Global Visualization Viewer) is an online tool designed by the U.S. Geological Survey to facilitate archival searches for Landsat and related imagery. GloVis preview images provide a resource for teachers who wish to illustrate geographic concepts in the context of landscapes local to their
more » ... This article introduces instructors to GloVis and offers classroom examples illustrating a variety of applications. Specific examples, including Virginia's physiographic provinces, regional phenological changes, New Orleans observed before and after Katrina, surface-mined landscapes in eastern Kentucky, and suburban sprawl along Virginia's I-95 corridor, illustrate the capabilities of this resource.
doi:10.1080/00221340701849799 fatcat:3vfh5rqwnja4hce4ma3gssh7d4