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Space Systems for Disaster Management

  • Scott Madry
Chapter
Part of the SpringerBriefs in Space Development book series (BRIEFSSPACE)

Abstract

Our access to space and the proliferation of satellite space systems lend important capabilities to global disaster rescue efforts at all phases of the cycle. Satellites provide vital severe weather warnings, telecommunications, mapping, positioning, navigation, and imagery on a global basis.

Keywords

Geographic Information System Geostationary Earth Orbit International Telecommunication Union Satellite Service Link Margin 
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Copyright information

© Scott Madry 2015

Authors and Affiliations

  • Scott Madry
    • 1
  1. 1.Southern Hemisphere ProgramInternational Space UniversityChapel HillUSA

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