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Science 7: Citizen Science Satellite Research

Databases - Best Bets

GENERAL

 

 

AGRICULTURE

Subtopic examples:

Pesticides and Fertilizers, Contaminated water, Soil Erosion and Sedimentation, Livestock, Pests and Weeds, Heavy Metals, Organic Contaminants, Land Management, Excess Nutrients.

ENDANGERED SPECIES

Subtopic examples:

Many different types - we talked in class about the different classifications of endangerment and how they’ll be limited by what they can see from a satellite.

ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH

Subtopic examples:

Chemical Safety, Air pollution, Climate change & natural disasters, Disease caused by microbes, Lack of access to health care, Infrastructure issues, Poor water quality, Global environmental issues

NATURAL DISASTERS

Subtopic examples:

Wildfire, Tornado, Hurricane, Tsunami, Flood, Landslide, Draught, Heat Wave, Thunderstorm, Blizzard, Avalanche, Earthquake, Volcanic Eruption, Asteroid

POLLUTION

Subtopic examples: 

Anthropogenic - Carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, nitrogen oxides, sulfur oxides, particulates, Factories-Dust, hydrocarbons and assorted emissions.

Natural - radon, fog and mist, ozone, ash, soot, salt spray, and volcanic and combustion gases.