Topics/terms covered in this presentation are: satellites, Earth Observing Satellites, Earth's system, atmosphere, hydrosphere, biosphere, geosphere, pollutants, aerosols, ozone, troposphere, radar, lidar, polarized light, Aqua, CloudSat, PARASOL, CALIPSO,and Aura.
This is a 22 slide PowerPoint presentation about the Earth Observing Satellites known as the A-train. A QUESTION SHEET WITH ANSWER KEY IS ALSO INCLUDED. The PowerPoint gives the name of each satellite in the train and discusses the types of information that each gathers. It also discusses how the collection of satellites work together to better understand the parts of Earth's system, their interactions, and the role humans play in these interactions. Other topics include the technologies used by the satellites and how those same technologies are used here on Earth in other applications.