Data Format Standards for Civilian Remote Sensing Satellites

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This report discusses the earth data—positional, topographic, climatological, meteorological, man–made features, and changes over time in all of these, which are increasingly important to the military. Data from these systems are bought and extensively used by the military and intelligence communities. The need to integrate data from military-unique systems as well only complicates the situation.

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19 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.

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United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment. May 1993.

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  • Main Title: Data Format Standards for Civilian Remote Sensing Satellites
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This report discusses the earth data—positional, topographic, climatological, meteorological, man–made features, and changes over time in all of these, which are increasingly important to the military. Data from these systems are bought and extensively used by the military and intelligence communities. The need to integrate data from military-unique systems as well only complicates the situation.

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19 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.

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United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment. Data Format Standards for Civilian Remote Sensing Satellites, report, May 1993; [Washington D.C.]. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc39706/: accessed November 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.