Grid Technologies for Satellite Data Processing and Management Within International Disaster Monitoring Projects

  • Nataliia KussulEmail author
  • Andrii Shelestov
  • Sergii Skakun


This chapter describes the use of Grid technologies for satellite data processing and management within international disaster monitoring projects carried out by the Space Research Institute NASU-NSAU, Ukraine (SRI NASU-NSAU). This includes the integration of the Ukrainian and Russian satellite monitoring systems at the data level, and the development of the InterGrid infrastructure that integrates several regional and national Grid systems. A problem of Grid and Sensor Web integration is discussed with several solutions and case-studies given. This study also focuses on workflow automation and management in Grid environment, and provides an example of workflow automation for generating flood maps from images acquired by the Advanced Synthetic Aperture Radar (ASAR) instrument aboard the Envisat satellite.


Synthetic Aperture Radar Synthetic Aperture Radar Image Certificate Authority Grid Service Global Forecast System 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Nataliia Kussul
    • 1
    Email author
  • Andrii Shelestov
    • 1
  • Sergii Skakun
    • 1
  1. 1.Space Research Institute NASU-NSAUKyivUkraine

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