Application Of Space Technology In Support Of Security And Safety Of Critical Infrastructure

  • S. Kurnaz
  • R. B. Rustamov
Part of the NATO Science for Peace and Security Series C: Environmental Security book series (NAPSC)

Safe pipeline laying-out and transportation of energy resources are a major concern for the public and the pipeline industry. There are several aspects for support of critical infrastructure protection using the remote sensing for oil and gas pipeline safety purposes. It is an improvement of the transportation security, social and economical benefits, natural disaster, risk to property and human life, etc.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. Kurnaz
    • 1
  • R. B. Rustamov
    • 2
  1. 1.The Aeronautics and Space Technologies InstituteAir Force AcademyIstanbulTurkey
  2. 2.International Astronautical FederationBakuAzerbaijan

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