TITLE

A bird's eye view

AUTHOR(S)
JACOBSMEYER, JAY M.
PUB. DATE
August 2010
SOURCE
Urgent Communications;Aug2010, Vol. 28 Issue 8, p54
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the use of remote-sensing products by public-safety personnel. It defines satellite remote-sensing as the collection of information in spectral bands from orbiting satellites. Some applications of remote-sensing products include weather forecasts, forest-fire monitoring, oil-spill tracking, sea-condition verification, topography mapping and snow-depth measurements. A brief history of satellite remote-sensing is provided.
ACCESSION #
52920653

 

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