The purpose of NASA's Earth Observatory is
to provide a freely-accessible publication on the Internet where the public can obtain new
satellite imagery and scientific information about our home planet. The focus is on the
Earth's ongoing climatic and environmental changes. The objective is to provide ample
written and audio-visual resources explaining the causes and effects of change on Earth.
In particular, they hope that their site is useful to public media and educators.
Any and all materials published on the NASA's Earth Observatory are freely available for
re-publication or re-use, except where copyright is indicated. In return, they ask that
NASA's Earth Observatory be given credit for its original materials.
Children of the Earth United would like to thank NASA's Earth Observatory for freely
sharing the important information that they have put together in such a clear and