NASA's NPP mission will continue collecting critical climate data to help scientist unravel the mysteries of climate change. NPP is carrying five instruments on board. The biggest and most important instrument is The Visible/Infrared Imager Radiometer Suite or VIIRS. This video focuses on VIIRS and why it is so important to Earth's science.
This video discusses the earth's constantly changing lands, oceans, and atmosphere and how collecting new data through remote sensing can help scientists understand the connections between them.
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WATCH >> Launching a New Tool For Climate Science
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This video can be used to generate discussion about the importance of collecting data on climate change and our environment.
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