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Space Technologies for the Benefit of Human Society and Earth

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ISBN-10: 1402095724

ISBN-13: 9781402095726

Edition: 2009

Authors: Phillip Olla

List price: $199.99
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When discussing the advancement of space science and space technology, most people instinctively think about deep space flights, lunar stations, and thrilling outer space adventures. The fact is that the majority of the human technology in space, which consists of interconnected satellites, points towards Earth, and is used to provide services for and fulfil the goals of people on planet Earth.Over the next decade, there will be an increased need for innovative Earth information systems to support the international space community's efforts to provide a robust infrastructure. This book describes some of the most important applications being developed, along with the space infrastructure…    
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Book details

List price: $199.99
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 4/7/2009
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 550
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.596
Language: English

Improving Global Resource Management and Protection of Terrestrial, Coastal and Marine Resources
SMOS - Earth's Water Monitoring Mission
India's EO Pyramid for Holistic Development
Shifting Paradigms in Water Management
Operational Oceanography and the Sentinel-3 System
Advanced Space Technology for Oil Spill Detection
Innovative Tele-Heath Applications and Communication Systems
From Orbit to OR: Space Solutions for Terrestrial Challenges in Medicine
Bridging Health Divide Between Rural and Urban Areas - Satellite Based Telemedicine Networks in India
TEMOS - Telemedicine for the Mobile Society Telemedical Support for Travellers and Expatriates
Convergence of Internet and Space Technology
Using Inflatable Antennas for Portable Satellite-Based Personal Communications Systems
Disaster Monitoring, Mitigation and Damage Assessment
Space-Borne Tsunami Warning System
GEONETCast Americas - A GEOSS Environmental Data Dissemination System Using Commercial Satellites
Space Technology for Disaster Monitoring, Mitigation and Damage Assessment
Remote Sensing and GIS Techniques for Natural Disaster Monitoring
EO Products for Drought Risk Reduction
Space Technologies for the Benefit of Society
The Diffusion of Information Communication and Space Technology Applications into society
Humanitarian Aids Using Satellite Technology
National Development Through Space: India as a Model
Space Based Societal Applications
Space for Energy: The Role of Space-Based Capabilities for Managing Energy Resources on Earth
Sharing Brains: Knowledge Management Project for ESA Space Operations