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Earth observations and the polar platform

John H. McElroy

Earth observations and the polar platform

by John H. McElroy

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Astronautics in earth sciences.,
  • Space stations.,
  • Earth sciences -- Remote sensing.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJohn H. McElroy and Stanley R. Schneider.
    SeriesNOAA technical report NESDIS -- 18.
    ContributionsSchneider, Stanley R., United States. National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination16 p. :
    Number of Pages16
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17832653M

    In short, an Earth Observation (EO) Exploitation Platform (EP) is a virtual, open and collaborative environment, which brings together EO and non-EO data, computing resources, tools to support data exploitation (processing, data mining, data analytics), algorithm development, collaboration and communication (e.g. social networks, fora), and.   Conceptual Design of the Space Station Polar Platform Thermal Control Subsystem NASA's Space Station Freedom Program encompasses unmanned polar-orbiting platforms (POPs) in low-earth orbit (LEO) designed to support a variety of scientific and earth-observation Author: H. E. Bond, D. J. Benko, D. R. Chalmers, S. D. Pergament.

    The meeting is open to EO scientists, polar researchers and students, modellers, Earth system and climate scientists, industry, operational agencies, policy makers, representatives of local communities and other stakeholders interested in sharing their knowledge and experience and contributing to drive the European polar scientific agenda.   Polar Platform Payload Equipment Bay Thermal Control Aspects The Polar Platform is a multi-mission platform designed to operate from low earth polar orbits. Its purpose is to accommodate and support various instrument complements dedicated to Cited by: 2.

    “Envisat is an advanced polar-orbiting Earth-observation satellite.” The polar platform (PPF) has two elements: the service module (SM) and the payload module (PLM). The SM houses the main satellite support functions, such as command and control, communications with the ground, power, attitude and orbit control, and propulsion. 5) Programme Proposal for the first Polar Orbit Earth-Observation Mission using the Polar Platform, Part 1, ESA paper, 6) Objectives and Strategy for the Earth-Observation Programme of the European Space Agency,ESA, Oct. 7) Polar Platform Concept Evaluation, ESA .


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Earth observations and the polar platform by John H. McElroy Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Earth observations and the polar platform. [John H McElroy; Stanley R Schneider; United States. National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service,].

TERRA- 1: Understanding The Terrestrial Environment book. The Role of Earth Observations from Space. Edited By Paul Mather. Edition 1st Edition. First Published eBook Published 2 September The ESA Earth Observation Polar Platform Programme.

View abstract. chapter 15 | 18 pagesCited by: 5. Orbiting the Earth at almost 5 miles per second, a structure exists that is. nearly the size of a football field and weighs almost a million pounds. The International Space Station (ISS) is a testament to international cooperation and significant achievements in engineering.

Beyond all of this, the ISS is a truly unique research platform. The overall scenario of ESA earth observation polar platform program is reviewed with particular attention given to instruments currently being considered for flight on the first European polar platforms.

The major objectives of the mission include monitoring the earth's environment on various scales; management and monitoring of the earth's Author: Michael Rast, Christopher J.

Readings. The Polar Platform will also make use of the other ESA's future infrastructure, such as the Ariane 5 Launcher as well as the Data Relay Satellite System in order to ensure global coverage of observations. The launch of the first ESA Polar Platform Mission carrying the POEM-1 Cited by: 1.

Within ten years from now, large polar platforms intended to be built by the United States, Europe and Japan are expected to enter into operational service. These platforms will offer significant improvements over the capabilities of current earth observation satellites in terms of mass, power and data rate available to the : Armand Peraldi.

3 Polar View Earth Observation Limited Our Purpose Polar View’s purpose is to provide value to its stakeholders in regions affected by snow and ice, as further articulated in our vision, mission and objectives.

Vision Polar View is recognized by policy makers and user communities as the world's leading organization for the operational, satellite. ESA Observing the Earth homepage, features the latest news on Earth observation missions and satellites, including ERS 1, ERS 2, Envisat, Metop, Meteosat and Living Planet.

GEO Highlights Insight for a Changing World. The Group on Earth Observations (GEO) is a truly unique partnership of national governments and international organizations aimed at ensuring that the information about our planet necessary to address global challenges is available to all.

Consideration is given to two instruments for earth observation from large polar platforms: a Thermal IR Imager (TIRI) and a High Resolution Imaging Spectrometer (HRIS). TIRI is an optical push-broom imager designed for operation in the micron band, split into two spectral bands.

Within ten years from now, large polar platforms intended to be built by the United States, Europe and Japan are expected to enter into operational service. These platforms will offer significant improvements over the capabilities of current earth observation satellites in terms of mass, power and data rate available to the : Armand Peraldi.

The Polar Orbiting Earth Observation Mission (POEM-1), initially conceived as a combined mission with instruments for scientific application, research, and operational meteorology.

This mission, to be based on the Polar Platform, was to be the successor of ERS. The above findings indicate that the Moon-based observation can be applied as a new type of remote sensing technology to the observation field of the Earth’s polar regions.

View Show abstract. The main goal of this book is to investigate methodologies for assessing the roles and impacts of satellite Earth observations in addressing environmental problems and, in the process, to contribute to thinking about broader questions relating to the interfaces among science, technology, policy, and by: 2.

About GEOSS. A central part of GEO’s Mission is to build the Global Earth Observation System of Systems (GEOSS). GEOSS is a set of coordinated, independent Earth observation, information and processing systems that interact and provide access to diverse information for a broad range of users in both public and private sectors.

About the Authors. Michael Carlowicz is managing editor of the NASA Earth Observatory. He has written about Earth science and geophysics since for several NASA divisions, the American Geophysical Union, the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, and in three popular science books.

He is a baseball player and fan, a longtime singer and guitarist. NASA’s Earth Observing System (EOS) is a coordinated series of polar-orbiting and low inclination satellites for long-term global observations of the land surface, biosphere, solid Earth, atmosphere, and oceans.

As a major component of the Earth Science Division of NASA’s Science Mission Directorate, EOS enables an improved understanding of. Envisat (ENVIronmental SATellite) is an advanced polar-orbiting Earth observation satellite which provided measurements of the atmosphere, ocean, land, and ice over 10 years of operations.

The Envisat satellite carried an ambitious and innovative payload that ensured the continuity of the data measurements from the ERS satellites. Remote observations of Earth from space serve an extraordinarily broad range of purposes, resulting in extraordinary demands on those at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), and elsewhere who must decide how to.

An Earth observation satellite or Earth remote sensing satellite is a satellite used or designed for Earth observation from orbit, similar to spy satellites but intended for non-military uses such as environmental monitoring, meteorology, map making and others.

The first occurrence of satellite remote sensing can be dated to the launch of the first artificial satellite, Sputnik 1, by the Soviet Union on. Earth Observation Applications.

Earth Observation Satellites of ISRO has been successfully able to establish many operational applications in the country. Both at Central and State level, there are large number of users who utilise space based inputs for various purposes.

Some of the important missions of ISRO, in terms of IRS series of.Chinese Academy of Sciences | CAS Institute of Remote Sensing and Digital Earth.

Liu Guang currently works at the Institute of Remote Sensing and Digital Earth, Chinese Academy of Sciences. Liu does research in New platform Remote Sensing. Their current project is 'Research on Lunar-based earth observation platform'.Over the past three decades, tremendous developments in Earth Observation (EO) satellites have made significant contributions to the spatial–spectral–temporal sampling and subsequent extraction of geoinformation (GI) from the Arctic.

Svalbard is probably the region in the Arctic with the most in situ measurements; still, there are massive gaps.