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Q: Finding land photos with NOAA ( Answered 5 out of 5 stars,   1 Comment )
Subject: Finding land photos with NOAA
Category: Science > Earth Sciences
Asked by: david2020-ga
List Price: $5.00
Posted: 22 Aug 2002 04:27 PDT
Expires: 21 Sep 2002 04:27 PDT
Question ID: 57335
Where and how do I locate land photos with NOAA, I am looking for
photos of sites in the USVI, St Croix, Upstate NY, Scilly Islands,UK
Subject: Re: Finding land photos with NOAA
Answered By: missy-ga on 22 Aug 2002 08:36 PDT
Rated:5 out of 5 stars
Hi David,

To view images obtained by NOAA geostationary satellites, you need to
visit the NOAA GOES page:

Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellites

The GOES page offers Real Time images taken by NOAA satellites. 
Schedules are available on the NOAA GOES page by area.

For another method of viewing satellite land images, try GlobeXplorer:

GlobeXplorer Aerial Atlas

By clicking the directional arrows, you can align the viewer with any
geographical area you wish, then obtain satellite photos by clicking
within the area, clicking within the "MapQuest" box (to narrow your
search) or by entering information in the navigation box on the right.
 Try it with your own address for a scarily detailed photo of your
neighborhood and home!

Hope this helps you find the images you want!

david2020-ga rated this answer:5 out of 5 stars
Thank You.  I knew these existed but you saved me a lot of time
searching.  Well worth it.    David

Subject: Re: Finding land photos with NOAA
From: gambo-ga on 22 Aug 2002 08:45 PDT

I also did a bit of research on this and also highly recommend
MapQuest, which has full-color aerial photographs of US-based
locations and displays objects up to 1-meter visibilty.

One of the first and largest sites, created by Microsoft, is
TerraServer.  They have black-and-white aerial photographs taken by
USGS and Russian Spy Satellites among other sources with locations
from all over the globe.

For color aerial photographs of parts of UK, take a look at MultiMap.

I ran across a site in my research that includes over a hundred Aerial
Photograph and map sites from all over the world that may interest

Keywords used: Aerial Satellite Photographs


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