TITLE

The eye of the storm

AUTHOR(S)
Firth, Niall
PUB. DATE
September 2005
SOURCE
Engineer (00137758);9/19/2005, Vol. 293 Issue 7684, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
18387660

 

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