The eye of the storm

Firth, Niall
September 2005
Engineer (00137758);9/19/2005, Vol. 293 Issue 7684, p18
Features the Disaster Monitoring Constellation (DMC), an international consortium of satellites between the British company Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd. and the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration to provide advanced satellite imaging technology. Preparations of the British government for the possible arrival of hurricane in the region; Importance of DMC in large-scale disaster relief for calamities brought about by hurricane Katrina in New Orleans; Specification of the satellites.


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