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Observing Land from Space: Science, Customers and Technology by Michel M. Verstraete, Massimo Menenti, Jouni Peltoniemi

By Michel M. Verstraete, Massimo Menenti, Jouni Peltoniemi

This quantity deals a large evaluation of the technological know-how and know-how of distant sensing, its coverage implications, and the wishes of operational clients within the context of weather switch and environmental degradation over land. many of the chapters derive from displays initially made on the first ENAMORS convention on Optical distant Sensing of Terrestrial Surfaces: New Sensors, complex Algorithms, and the chance for Novel functions, held in Tuusula, Finland, in September 1997. This assembly assembled a exceptional panel of scientists, engineers, clients, and coverage makers, and supplied a discussion board to discuss medical priorities, technological possibilities, and data specifications. coverage makers attempt to take complete benefit of investments in Earth remark, scientists strengthen new and higher algorithms to convey extra exact characterizations of our environment, or suggest cutting edge purposes, whereas area corporations layout observational structures larger tailored to fulfill the necessities of a large spectrum of medical missions.

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And Vidal, A. (1997) Short Term Fire Risk Mapping using Remote Sensing, in Chuvieco, E. (Editor), A review of remote sensing methods for the study of large wildland fires, Alcalá de Henares, 29–61.

The CEO program follows on the assessment of the requirements by supporting a large number of demonstration/pilot projects aimed at establishing space EO as a routine source of information, contributing to help well identified customers in performing their professional tasks. These actions have generated and will continue to generate a substantial documentation, which the CEO makes available to the Remote Sensing Community, in particular via its information servers, such as INFEO. Chapter 4 NATIONAL STRATEGY FOR DEVELOPING EARTH OBSERVATION APPLICATIONS IN FINLAND K.

Development of applications should be customer-oriented. The growth of industrial applications should be promoted. National and international co-operation should be increased. Acquisition of data should be ensured by selective participation in international programs. The administration, finance and implementation of the above objectives have been distributed among several government agencies and research institutes. Finland does not have a centralized space agency. Therefore, a clear-cut division of tasks in the decentralized organization is needed.

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