Civil earth observations : national strategy and plan /

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Imprint:New York : Nova Publishers, [2014]
Description:1 online resource.
Series:Space science, exploration and policies
Space science, exploration and policies series.
Subject:Earth sciences -- Remote sensing.
Remote sensing.
SCIENCE -- Earth Sciences -- General.
SCIENCE -- Physics -- Geophysics.
Earth sciences -- Remote sensing.
Remote sensing.
Electronic books.
7 -- Electronic books.
Format: E-Resource Book
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Other authors / contributors:Walters, Brendon, editor.
Notes:Title from PDF title page (viewed on Sept. 26, 2014).
Includes index.
Summary:The U.S. Government is the largest provider of environmental and Earth-system data in the world. Voluminous amounts of data and information come from a complex array of satellites, ocean buoys, stream gauges, human surveys, and other platforms for collecting what the scientific community calls Earth observations. These data are used every day to protect life and property and answer key questions about our planet. This book establishes a framework for increasing the efficiency and effectiveness of the Nation's Earth-observation enterprise. The National Plan for Civil Earth Observations aims to.
Other form:Print version: Walters, Brendon. Civil Earth Observations : National Strategy and Plan. Hauppauge : Nova Science Publishers, Inc., ©2014 9781633219656