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Olla, Phillip

Space Technologies for the Benefit of Human Society and Earth

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Table of contents

Part I. Improving Global Resource Management and Protection of Terrestrial, Coastal and Marine Resources

1. SMOS – Earth’s Water Monitoring Mission
K.D. McMullan, M. Martín-Neira, A. Hahne, A. Borges

2. India’s EO Pyramid for Holistic Development
V. Jayaraman, Sanjay K. Srivastava, D. Gowrisankar

3. Shifting Paradigms in Water Management
Paxina Chileshe

4. Operational Oceanography and the Sentinel-3 System
Miguel Aguirre, Yvan Baillion, Bruno Berruti, Mark Drinkwater

5. Advanced Space Technology for Oil Spill Detection
Maral H. Zeynalova, Rustam B. Rustamov, Saida E. Salahova

Part II. Innovative Tele-Heath Applications and Communication Systems

6. From Orbit to OR: Space Solutions for Terrestrial Challenges in Medicine
S. Pandya

7. Bridging Health Divide Between Rural and Urban Areas –Satellite Based Telemedicine Networks in India
A. Bhaskaranarayana, L.S. Satyamurthy, Murthy L.N. Remilla, K. Sethuraman, Hanumantha Rayappa

8. TEMOS – Telemedicine for the Mobile Society Telemedical Support for Travellers and Expatriates
Markus Lindlar, Claudia Mika, Rupert Gerzer

9. Convergence of Internet and Space Technology
Jin-Chang Guo

10. Using Inflatable Antennas for Portable Satellite-Based Personal Communications Systems
Naomi Mathers

Part III. Disaster Monitoring, Mitigation and Damage Assessment

11. Space-Borne Tsunami Warning System
Peter A.I. Brouwer, Mark Visser, Ramses A. Molijn, Hermes M. Jara Orué, Bart J.A. Marwijk, Tjerk C.K. Bermon, Hans Marel

12. GEONETCast Americas – A GEOSS Environmental Data Dissemination System Using Commercial Satellites
Richard Fulton, Paul Seymour, Linda Moodie

13. Space Technology for Disaster Monitoring, Mitigation and Damage Assessment
Jesús Gonzalo, Gonzalo Martín-de-Mercado, Fernando Valcarce

14. Remote Sensing and GIS Techniques for Natural Disaster Monitoring
Luca Martino, Carlo Ulivieri, Munzer Jahjah, Emanuele Loret

15. EO Products for Drought Risk Reduction
Sanjay K. Srivastava, S. Bandyopadhyay, D. Gowrisankar, N.K. Shrivastava, V.S. Hegde, V. Jayaraman

Part IV. Space Technologies for the Benefit of Society

16. The Diffusion of Information Communication and Space Technology Applications into society
Phillip Olla

17. Humanitarian Aids Using Satellite Technology
Mattia Stasolla, Paolo Gamba

18. National Development Through Space: India as a Model
Ian A. Christensen, Jason W. Hay, Angela D. Peura

19. Space Based Societal Applications
A. Bhaskaranarayana, P.K. Jain

20. Space for Energy: The Role of Space-Based Capabilities for Managing Energy Resources on Earth
Ozgur Gurtuna

21. Sharing Brains: Knowledge Management Project for ESA Space Operations
R. Mugellesi Dow, M. Merri, S. Pallaschke, M. Belingheri, G. Armuzzi

Keywords: Engineering, Aerospace Technology and Astronautics, Environment, general, Remote Sensing/Photogrammetry, Management of Computing and Information Systems, Measurement Science, Instrumentation

Author(s)
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2009
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
579 pages
Category
Technology, Energy, Traffic
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781402095733

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