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published by the Federation of American Scientists
written by Nicholas M. Short
This item is a beginning tutorial on the electromagnetic spectrum designed for students of introductory physics.  It provides multiple plots of the spectrum to aid users in  understanding various EM spectrum classifications.    

This item is part of a larger tutorial on the topic of Remote Sensing, sponsored by the NASA Goddard Program office.
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Electricity & Magnetism
- Electromagnetic Radiation
= Electromagnetic Spectrum
- High School
- Lower Undergraduate
- Instructional Material
= Tutorial
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© 2001 Earth Observing System, Goddard Program Office,
Keywords:
electromagnetic radiation, gamma rays, infrared, microwaves, radio waves, remote sensing, ultraviolet, wavelength, wavelength distribution
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AIP Format
N. Short, (Federation of American Scientists, Washington, 2001), WWW Document, (http://www.fas.org/irp/imint/docs/rst/Intro/Part2_4.html).
AJP/PRST-PER
N. Short, Electromagnetic Spectrum: Distribution of Radiant Energies, (Federation of American Scientists, Washington, 2001), <http://www.fas.org/irp/imint/docs/rst/Intro/Part2_4.html>.
APA Format
Short, N. (2005, October 21). Electromagnetic Spectrum: Distribution of Radiant Energies. Retrieved November 25, 2014, from Federation of American Scientists: http://www.fas.org/irp/imint/docs/rst/Intro/Part2_4.html
Chicago Format
Short, Nicholas. Electromagnetic Spectrum: Distribution of Radiant Energies. Washington: Federation of American Scientists, October 21, 2005. http://www.fas.org/irp/imint/docs/rst/Intro/Part2_4.html (accessed 25 November 2014).
MLA Format
Short, Nicholas. Electromagnetic Spectrum: Distribution of Radiant Energies. Washington: Federation of American Scientists, 2001. 21 Oct. 2005. 25 Nov. 2014 <http://www.fas.org/irp/imint/docs/rst/Intro/Part2_4.html>.
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@misc{ Author = "Nicholas Short", Title = {Electromagnetic Spectrum: Distribution of Radiant Energies}, Publisher = {Federation of American Scientists}, Volume = {2014}, Number = {25 November 2014}, Month = {October 21, 2005}, Year = {2001} }
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