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Earth Science And Applications From Space

Pub Date : 2005-09-07 | Author : Committee on Earth Science and Applications from Space: A Community Assessment and Strategy for the Future | Publisher : National Academies Press

ISBN 10 : 9780309096720
ISBN 13 : 0309096723

The Earth is a dynamic planet whose changes and variations affect our communications, energy, health, food, housing, and transportation infrastructure. Understanding these changes ..


Earth Science And Applications From Space

Pub Date : 2007-10-15 | Author : Committee on Earth Science and Applications from Space: A Community Assessment and Strategy for the Future | Publisher : National Academies Press

ISBN 10 : 9780309667142
ISBN 13 : 0309667143

Natural and human-induced changes in Earth's interior, land surface, biosphere, atmosphere, and oceans affect all aspects of life. Understanding these changes requires a range of o..


Earth Science And Applications From Space

Pub Date : 2012-08-17 | Author : Committee on the Assessment of NASA's Earth Science Program | Publisher : National Academies Press

ISBN 10 : 9780309257039
ISBN 13 : 0309257034

Understanding the effects of natural and human-induced changes on the global environment and their implications requires a foundation of integrated observations of land, sea, air a..


Review Of Nasa S Solid Earth Science Strategy

Pub Date : 2004-09-13 | Author : Committee to Review NASA's Solid-Earth Science Strategy | Publisher : National Academies Press

ISBN 10 : 9780309092524
ISBN 13 : 0309092523

The report reviews NASA's solid-earth science strategy, placing particular emphasis on observational strategies for measuring surface deformation, high-resolution topography, surfa..


Utilization Of Operational Environmental Satellite Data

Pub Date : 2004-09-07 | Author : Committee on Environmental Satellite Data Utilization | Publisher : National Academies Press

ISBN 10 : 9780309092357
ISBN 13 : 0309092353

The system of satellites in place to provide environmental data-data to monitor events such as forest fires and floods; to make weather predictions; and to assess crops, transporta..


Controlling Cost Growth Of Nasa Earth And Space Science Missions

Pub Date : 2010-09-21 | Author : Committee on Cost Growth in NASA Earth and Space Science Missions | Publisher : National Academies Press

ISBN 10 : 9780309157377
ISBN 13 : 0309157374

Cost and schedule growth is a problem experienced by many types of projects in many fields of endeavor. Based on prior studies of cost growth in NASA and Department of Defense proj..


Satellite Altimetry And Earth Sciences

Pub Date : 2000-11-09 | Author : Lee-Lueng Fu | Publisher : Elsevier

ISBN 10 : 0080516580
ISBN 13 : 9780080516585

The new level of precision and global coverage provided by satellite altimetry is rapidly advancing studies of ocean circulation. It allows for new insights into marine geodesy, ic..