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Corporate Author Center for Satellite Applications and Research (U.S.), author.

Title STAR looks at the Earth : satellite measurements of the atmosphere, oceans and land / by the scientists of the Center for Satellite Applications and Research (STAR) and their collaborators ; edited by Alfred M. Powell, Jr., George Ohring, Mike Kalb, [and] Mike Goldberg.

Publication Info. [Washington, D.C.] : National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 2012.

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Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe Federal Documents Online  C 55.202:EA 7/7    ---  Available
Description 1 online resource (171 pages) : color illustrations, color maps
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
Note Title from title screen (viewed Jan. 3, 2013).
Contents Prelude -- The satellite system. Satellite remote sensing 101 ; Evolution of the global satellite observing system ; Research to operations ; Calibration ; Checking the measurements ; The NOAA products validation system ; Web-based monitoring -- The atmosphere. Atmospheric temperature sounding ; Atmospheric water vapor sounding ; Winds ; Cloud properties ; Amazon rivers in the sky ; Precipitation and flash floods ; Atmospheric instability : signaling extreme weather ; Thunderstorms and tornadoes ; Bridging the gap : nearcasting ; Tropical cyclones ; Snowfall ; Satellite data assimilation ; The community radiative transfer model ; Cloud resolving models ; Air quality ; Nitrogren dioxide ; Microburst prediction ; Aviation hazards : volcanic ash -- Oceans. Planet ocean ; Sea surface temperature from polar satellites ; Ocean temperature : the continuous view ; GEO-LEO sea surface temperatures ; Ocean surface winds ; Satellite sea surface salinity ; Sea ice ; Ocean color remote sensing ; Global distribution of coccolithophore blooms ; Coastal water quality ; The ocean surface topography satellite constellation ; Aliasing of altimeter observations ; Mapping the global ocean floor from space ; International efforts to improve global ocean depth map ; Oceanic and atmospheric features from synthetic aperture radar ; High-resolution coastal winds ; Ocean hazards response : oil spills ; CoastWatch ; Oceanic heat content.
Land. The continents ; Drought and vegetation health ; Global vegetation and society ; Snow cover ; Soil moisture ; Land surface temperature ; Urbanization, heat islands, and climate ; Vegetation fires ; Sunlight -- Climate. Our changing planet ; Earth radiation budget ; Greenhouse gases ; Atmospheric temperature trends ; Trends in temperature profiles from a single instrument ; Sea surface temperature trends ; Cloudiness trends ; Global precipitation monitoring ; Water vapor trends ; Sea level rise ; Monitoring the world's ozone ; Arctic Sea ice cover trends ; Arctic Sea ice thickness ; Coral bleaching ; Vegetation and surface temperature trends ; Satellite vegetation phenology ; Aerosols, volcanoes and climate ; Arctic climate interactions ; Climate reconstructions ; Checking climate reanalyses ; Abrupt climate change.
Subject Center for Satellite Applications and Research (U.S.)
Scientific satellites.
Remote sensing.
Added Author Powell, Alfred M., editor.
Ohring, George, editor.
Kalb, Mike, editor.
Goldberg, Mike, editor.
United States. National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service, issuing body.
United States. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, issuing body.
United States. Department of Commerce, issuing body.
Added Title Center for Satellite Applications and Research looks at the Earth
Satellite measurements of the atmosphere, oceans and land
Other Form: Print version: Center for Satellite Applications and Research (U.S.). STAR looks at the Earth (OCoLC)822038255
Gpo Item No. 0273-D-01 (online)
Sudoc No. C 55.202:EA 7/7

 
    
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