Vegetation Research Links
These are links to other websites to help students with their research. Click here if you are looking for the Maps and Data.
| ||ARKive -- Bald Eagle|
Slideshow of eagles, hatchlings to adults. Also description, habitat and conservation status.
| ||Eagle Cam|
See live pictures of Bald Eagles in Maine. Live images updated every 15 seconds!
Birds of Prey
| ||Birds of Prey|
This collection of images displays birds of prey in the wild, a beautiful slideshow.
| ||GOOGLE Maps!|
Look anywhere in the world! Look at your house, or animal habitats from the air! This simple to use interface is exceptional, flexible and free. Click on "Satellite" on the top right. Click ZOOM-IN with the tool on th etop left of the imagery. YOU CAN ENTER LATITUDE-LONGTITUDE coordinates to see a habitat (i.e 74.5N 93.4W). YOU CAN ENTER a town name...TRY IT!
| ||ACME Mapper|
Start by entering the Latitude Longitude point to see the location on maps or black and white Terra satellite imagery. Use "Scale" to ZOOM in
| ||National Wetlands Inventory|
A great source for wetlands research, this site will answer questions and has maps, data and other information.
| ||EPA - Wetlands|
Covers definitions, status and trends, protection
| ||See Your Neighborhood on a Map!|
Enter the name of your town, zoom in on your neighborhood.
| ||Distance Between 2 Points|
If you have two lat/long points, you can get the distance between them!
| ||Get a Topographic Map|
Scroll down to "Latitude Longitude-Decimal Degrees" Simply enter the place name, or lat/long (ie. 41.221 73.490)
Satellite Tracking Links
| ||How Satellite Tagging Works|
WhaleNet Link show how tags are used on marine animals; the information can also be applied to birds.
| ||Satellite Telemetry|
This site explains (and shows pictures of) how satellite telemetry and animal tracking works.
Seasonal Change (Vegetation)
| ||Sunrise and Sunset Data|
Get sunrise and sunset data for anywhere
| ||Sunrise-Sunset Data|
Calculate sunrise-sunset data for your length of day plots
| ||Measuring Vegetation from Space|
A good reference guide to how remote sensing is used to measure Earth’s vegetation with links to explanations on NDVI and EVI.
| ||NDVI and Surface Processes|
NDVI information including how the index is calculated and why it is important, good information especially for vegetation experts.
| ||Food Chain Game|
This site can help you create a sample food chain for the birds you study, and will give you information on how pesticides and other pollutants affect organisms at all trophic levels.
| ||Pollution and Food Chains|
Great explanations of typical food chains and how they are affected by human activities.