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First five years of the environmental satellite program--an assessment

United States. National Environmental Satellite Service.

First five years of the environmental satellite program--an assessment

a report to the administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

by United States. National Environmental Satellite Service.

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Published in Washington .
Written in English


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LC ClassificationsQC879.5 .U498
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 30 p.
Number of Pages30
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Open LibraryOL5739287M
LC Control Number70611413

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United States. National Environmental Satellite Service. First five years of the environmental satellite program--an assessment. Washington, (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: United States.

National Environmental Satellite Service. OCLC. Our projects have helped clients world over to help in having a better say in sustainability management and environmental assessment and management. To illustrate the benefits, here are five uses of satellite imagery and data.

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van Donkelaar et al generated a global, satellite-derived, annual average PM surface for the years –06 based on level 2 (L2), daily MODIS and MISR satellite instrument AOD (figure 1). The results were validated against coincident and non-coincident ground-based measurements of PM with high levels of agreement.

The satellite program was shown to be able to identify leaks per crew day as compared with the traditional method of leaks per day in This is a 70‐times improvement in the program's efficiency. The satellite program was shown to have a 95 percent lower cost per leak found, at $ versus $14, for the traditional program.

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High resolution satellite imagery have facilitated scientific research activities at landscape and regional scales.

Availability of satellite images can provide spatial resolutions of m or better for analysis of urban growth and transportation development for assessment and monitoring. CiteScore: ℹ CiteScore: CiteScore measures the average citations received per peer-reviewed document published in this title.

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Annual Deforestation Rates in the Amazon Basin. The deforestation map products derived through this study identified the year of forest clearing for every MODIS pixel within the Amazon basin (Fig 1).Between anda total of ± M ha (million ha) forests were lost, which represented % of the total basin area, or % of forests in year In the first, Garrote et al.

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In recent years, the use of social network data for flood hazards, risk analyses and calibration processes are. An extensive review of remote sensing principles with an emphasis on environmental applications, Fundamentals of Satellite Remote Sensing discusses a wide range of topics, from physical principles to data acquisition systems and on to visual and digital interpretation techniques.

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@article{osti_, title = {Environmental assessment for the satellite power system concept development and evaluation program: nonmicrowave health and ecological effects}, author = {White, M R}, abstractNote = {A Concept Development and Evaluation Program is being carried out for a proposed Satellite Power System (SPS).

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