Sources

Images

  • Australia, February 2004 (Blue Marble: Next Generation; satellite: NASA Terra/Aqua, sensor: MODIS)
  • Southern Australian fires, February 7, 2009 (Global Land Cover Facility; satellite: NASA Landsat 7, sensor: ETM+)
  • Heat wave map (NASA map by Jesse Allen, based on MODIS land surface temperature data)
  • Australia population map, 2000 (Image by Robert Simmon, NASA's Earth Observatory, based on data provided by the Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center [SEDAC], Columbia University.