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The State of Earth Science from Space : Past Progress, Future Prospects - Ghassem Asrar

The State of Earth Science from Space

Past Progress, Future Prospects

By: Ghassem Asrar (Editor), David Dokken (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 7th September 1995
ISBN: 9781563964923
Number Of Pages: 159

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Market: Researchers in solid earth geophysics and planetary geophysics. This book is a record of the one-day symposium organized by the Space Policy Institute of the George Washington University's Elliot School of International Affairs, in cooperation with NASA's Office of Mission to Planet Earth. The meeting provided an authoritative overview of the progress that had been made to date in the study of Earth from space and identified the steps being taken to ensure that future space-based Earth observation missions make as great a scientific contribution as possible in support of the Earth system science concept.

Foreword
The Contributions of Spaceborne Observing Systems to the Understanding of the Solid Earth and Land Surface Processesp. 3
Making Earth System Science Policy Relevantp. 21
Global Land Data Sets for IGBP Research - A Product of Tilford's Foresightp. 33
Integrating Space Programs into the World Climate Programp. 41
GEWEX: The Global Energy and Water Cycle Experimentp. 49
Global Change, the Earth Observing System, and Changep. 63
Scientific Priorities in Global Change Researchp. 83
Space Observations and Climate Changep. 109
Space Science and Technology, Global Change, and the Human Prospectp. 127
Earth Science and Data Policy Issuesp. 135
Earth Science from Space and International Policy Issuesp. 145
Acronym listp. 155
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ISBN: 9781563964923
ISBN-10: 1563964929
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 159
Published: 7th September 1995
Publisher: American Institute of Physics
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 26.26 x 18.44  x 1.55
Weight (kg): 0.54

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