Recent data and information system initiatives for remotely sensed measurements of the land surface

Remote Sensing of Environment
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Abstract

As part of the International Satellite Land Satellite Climatology Program (ISLSCP) Workshop on Remote Sensing of the Land Surface for Studies of Global Change, five invited presentations were given on recent data initiatives relevant to the ISLSCP community. The presentations are summarized in this paper along with some observations by the authors on data systems for the land sciences community. The invited presentations are by no means all inclusive but were selected as examples of current data activities, representing a range of topics associated with data for land sciences including: the generation of global and local scale data sets, the reworking of historical data sets, new data initiatives and some programmatic aspects of land data base development. This paper serves to provide information on these data initiatives and to air some of the issues concerning land science data systems that were raised at the meeting.

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Publication type Article
Publication Subtype Journal Article
Title Recent data and information system initiatives for remotely sensed measurements of the land surface
Series title Remote Sensing of Environment
DOI 10.1016/0034-4257(94)00077-Z
Volume 51
Issue 1
Year Published 1995
Language English
Publisher Elsevier
Contributing office(s) Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center
Description 10 p.
First page 235
Last page 244