Accession Number : ADA537117


Title :   Transitions Towards Operational Space-Based Ocean Observations: From Single Research Missions into Series and Constellations


Descriptive Note : Conference proceedings


Corporate Author : NAVAL RESEARCH LAB STENNIS SPACE CENTER MS OCEANOGRAPHY DIV


Personal Author(s) : Bonekamp, Hans ; Parisot, Francois ; Wilson, Stan ; Miller, Laury ; Donlon, Craig ; Drinkwater, Mark ; Lindstrom, Eric ; Fu, Lee ; Thouvenot, Eric ; Lambin, Juliette ; Nakagawa, Keizo


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a537117.pdf


Report Date : 16 Feb 2011


Pagination or Media Count : 12


Abstract : This paper discussed aspects of the development of operational satellite programmes for oceanography. In particular, it explains transitioning of key ocean missions from research to a sustained operational context. Successes over the last decade are highlighted as well as challenges for the decades to come.


Descriptors :   *OCEANOGRAPHY , *ARTIFICIAL SATELLITES , CONSTELLATIONS , SPACE MISSIONS , TRANSITIONS , SYMPOSIA , OCEANS


Subject Categories : Physical and Dynamic Oceanography
      Unmanned Spacecraft


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE