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Title: Remote sensing in the marine environment. A description of facilities, applications, needs and opportunities in South Africa
Authors: Shannon, LV
Shackleton, LY
Keywords: Remote sensing
Marine ecology
Oceanography
SANSP
Issue Date: 1988
Publisher: National Scientific Programmes Unit: CSIR
Citation: Shannon, LV and Shackleton, LY. 1988. Remote sensing in the marine environment. National Scientific Programmes Unit: CSIR, SANSP Report 152, 1988, pp 60
Series/Report no.: CSIR
Abstract: Against a background of the techniques and instrumentation available for remote sensing in the marine environment, this report considers the rationale for their use by the South African marine community. Local applications of remote sensing techniques are described and an assessment is made o£ the status quo in South Africa with respect to satellite reception and image processing facilities, data and data products, as well as non-satellite instrumentation and manpower. Present and future research and applied needs and opportunities are identified and linked to the deployment of ocean-related spacecraft, during the next decade. Finally a blueprint for the future development of oceanographic remote sensing in South Africa is presented.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10204/2330
ISBN: 0-7988-4495-7
Appears in Collections:South African national scientific programmes
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