By Faisal Hossain
The mixed observational strength of the a number of earth gazing satellites is at present now not being harnessed holistically to provide tougher societal advantages. we aren't in a position to take whole good thing about the prolific quantity of medical output and distant sensing information which are rising speedily from satellite tv for pc missions and convert them quick into decision-making items for clients. the present program framework we've seems to be an analog one missing the absorption bandwidth required to deal with medical learn and the voluminous (petabyte-scale) satellite tv for pc information. This e-book will take on this question: "How will we swap this path and take complete good thing about satellite tv for pc observational potential for a extra sustainable, happier and more secure destiny within the coming decades?"
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Qamer Á S. Bajracharya Á H. Gilani Á K. Uddin Á M. Matin Á B. org E. Anderson Á A. Limaye Earth Science Ofﬁce, NASA Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, AL 35808, USA E. Anderson Earth System Science Center, University of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, AL 35899, USA © Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2016 F. R. Murthy et al. and services through global and regional cooperation. The complex web of users and orienting them toward adoption of EO services through multi-tier awareness, expertise development, policy advocacy, and institutionalization is also discussed.
Most of the national inventories follow systematic sampling with ﬁxed grids and proportional temporary and permanent sample points chosen for data collection. In view of this complexity, national inventories involve intensive ﬁeld sampling and are thus time and cost intensive. The estimates are generally planned over a 5-year time interval. However, due to time and cost constraints, biomass assessments in most HKH countries, apart from China and India, have not been carried out at regular intervals to support the need for forest carbon monitoring (Du et al.
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