Call for satellite imaging for developing countries

Nuthall, Keith
May 2004
Engineer (00137758);5/28/2004, Vol. 293 Issue 7652, p14
Focuses on the importance of satellite imaging for developing countries according to European Space Agency and the United Nations' Office for Outer Space Affairs. Use of space technology for natural resources management; Application of space science and technologies; Ability to assess growing woodlands.


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