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

Report Date:

2011-02-16

Pagination or Media Count:

12.0

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.

Subject Categories:

  • Physical and Dynamic Oceanography
  • Unmanned Spacecraft

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE