Credits & Copyright Information

Principal Investigator: Alec Bodzin (PI)

Development: Alec M. Bodzin and Lori Cirucci.
Web developer: Laura Turner.
Advisory: Sarah Bednarz, David Anastasio, Dork Sahagian, Violet Kulo, and Tamara Peffer.

Copyright Information

Copyright ©2010 Environmental Literacy and Inquiry Working Group at Lehigh University. All rights reserved.
All content on this Web site, including photographs, text, illustrations, and maps, is the property of the Environmental Literacy and Inquiry Working Group at Lehigh University, or our contributors. No portion of the material on this Web site (including text, photographs, and artwork) may be copied, reproduced, or reused for commercial use. All materials may be reproduced for non-profit educational purposes. If you are interested in obtaining permission to use a photograph or any text or other material that appears on this Web site for commercial purposes, please contact Dr. Al Bodzin at

Photographic and Video Credits

We wish to thank and acknowledge NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, the NASA Landsat Education team and US Geological Survey (USGS), US EPA, and the US Dept. of Energy Berkeley Lab for the use of their images for this Web site.
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Scientific Visualization Studio:
Las Vegas assessment images
Atlanta Land Use images
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Landsat Program:
Dubai, UAE images 1973 and 2006
Aceh, Indonesia pre and post tsunami images
Lake Pontchartrain and New Orleans, pre-Katrina on Apr. 26, 2000 and post-Katrina on Aug. 30, 2005 images
Mt. St. Helens 1972, 1990, 1999 images
Mississippi Delta growth image
Rhondonia assessment images
Las Vegas images 1972, 1992
US Dept. of Energy Berkeley Lab:
Evapotranspiration image
The video clip Urban Heat Island Effect – Mitigation was developed by the US EPA in partnership with The Weather Channel cable television network.
New art-school building at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore. Copyright flickr user "FreshCC" approved for non-commercial use.

Additional Content Credit

Let's Go to the Mall! and What's Hot at the Mall was adapted from the NASA Mission Geography Curriculum. This material is not copyrighted. We thank Sarah Bednarz for her support to modify these materials.
Basic Elements of Aerial Photo Interpretation was adapted from NASA Goddard Space Flight Center's The Remote Sensing Tutorial.
Heat Island Effect content was contributed by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)