1 edition of Earth observations and global change decision making found in the catalog.
Earth observations and global change decision making
by National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Office of Management, Scientific and Technical Information Program in Washington, DC
Written in English
|Statement||National Aeronautics and Space Administration.|
|Series||NASA SP ;, 7092|
|Contributions||United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Scientific and Technical Information Program.|
|LC Classifications||Z6683.C5 E27 1991, QC981.8.C5 E27 1991|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination|| p. ;|
|Number of Pages||93|
|LC Control Number||92199372|
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Discover the power of Earth observations by using dynamic desktop, web, and mobile applications that enable informed decision-making. Analysis Extract location-based information from geospatial data like land-cover classification, objects and features, and Earth changes. S. Unninayar, L.M. Olsen, in Reference Module in Earth Systems and Environmental Sciences, Abstract. Satellite remote sensing instruments provide a unique perspective on the state and dynamic changes occurring in land, coastal, and oceanic ecosystems. They also provide detailed global observations of both natural and anthropogenically induced changes in land .
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To inform public and private decision-making on critical global environmental change issues. Featured News. GGCEO Faculty Contribute to Book about Landscape Dynamics Across Central Asia. May 1, Supporting Ecosystem Services and Disservices.
Our Future on Earth Article by Tom Dietz and Colleagues. Earth observations and global change decision making. Washington, DC: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Office of Management, Scientific and Technical Information Program, (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: United States.
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[Irving W Ginsberg; Joseph A Angelo;]. The Group on Earth Observations (or GEO) coordinates international efforts to build a Global Earth Observation System of Systems (GEOSS).It links existing and planned Earth observation systems and supports the development of new ones in cases of perceived gaps in the supply of environment-related information.
It aims to construct a global public infrastructure for Earth. The Value of Global Earth Observations. In this decision-making context, collective efforts to manage the Earth system are in danger of being erratic and the result of competing interests rather than based on decisions informed by robust scientific analysis.
Managing the interlinked challenges of global change will require an increasing Cited by: 1. ‘Digital Earth’ is a global initiative to create a comprehensive virtual representation of our planet. As digital technologies advance, this vision is quickly becoming a reality.
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The Group on Earth Observations recently joined global experts in science, policy-making, research and technology at the Eye on Earth Summit to address complex issues around data-sharing and informed decision-making for sustainable development. Dr Philemon Mjwara, GEO Co-chair from South Africa delivered an address and participated on a Panel.
The WMO Integrated Global Observing System (WIGOS) has been conceived as the future hub for global weather, climate and water observations. It will provide an all-encompassing framework for bringing all WMO global observing systems into the twenty-first century. The present systems – which include the Global Observing System, the Global Atmosphere Watch, the Hydrological.
from book Satellite Earth Observations and Their Impact on Society and Policy (pp) The Value of Global Earth Observations Chapter June with 58 Reads. This book highlights a broad range of innovative uses of Earth Observation technology to support environmental management, decision making, crisis management and climate policies.
It uses advanced concepts of multi-sensor image integration, multi-temporal analysis and synergies between data and models. Earth observations provide the foundation for critical scientific advances and environmental data products derived from these observations are used in resource management and for an extraordinary range of societal applications including weather forecasts, climate projections, sea level change, water management, disease early warning.
Earth observations provide the foundation for critical scientific advances, and environmental data products derived from these observations are used in resource management and for an extraordinary range of societal applications, including weather forecasts, climate projections, sea level change, water management, disease early warning.
Land Remote Sensing and Global Environmental Change: The Science of ASTER and MODIS is an edited compendium of contributions dealing with ASTER and MODIS satellite sensors aboard NASA's Terra and Aqua platforms launched as part of the Earth Observing System fleet in and respectively.
Earth Observation (EO) data collected by sources like satellites, surface stations, and human observation underpin societal benefits, such as the production of energy and clean water (Healy et al.
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Earth Observations as Decision Support for Adaptation and Mitigation Strategies in Response to Coastal Sea Level Rise Article January with 5 Reads How we measure 'reads'Author: Hans-Peter Plag. The National Climate Assessment and Development Advisory Committee (NCADAC), which guided the development of NCA3, recommended in that the NCA process “manage data to maximize utility and transparency.” 19 The report also highlighted the importance of “developing a comprehensive web-based system to deploy and manage global change Cited by: 6.
Given the global and cross-scale nature of the water-food-energy nexus, Earth observations (EO) from satellites and models have made important contributions to both scientific research and decision-making. Agriculture is inherently a nexus issue, and EO have a history in addressing agriculture and the water-food by: 6.
A GIS-based approach to whole earth systems science provides a plan for understanding and addressing the entire breadth of climate change science issues in a holistic manner. Such a framework can provide a base enablement system for global data management, visualization, analysis, modeling, and design.
To move climateFile Size: 1MB. In these times of global stress and increasing pressure on the Earth's resources, Rachel Carson's principles of the human ecosystem offer guidance about preserving the life support system of the living Earth – clean water, fresh air, fertile soil, and the biodiversity of species.
Applying her principles provides a pathway to a sustainable by: 7.By making explicit and testing assumptions underlying the way a policy is supposed to work, researchers can identify additional questions for which existing empirical evidence can be sought.
In this way, sequences of evidence can be gathered and accumulated to provide a rounded and appropriate evidence base for decision-making (Davies ).Cited by: 1.Climate Change: Observed Impacts on Planet Earth, Second Edition, serves as a broad, accessible guide to the science behind this often political and heated debate by providing scientific detail and evidence in language that is clear .