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SPIDR: Integrated Systems Engineering Design-to-Simulation Software for SatelliteBuild
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Abstract Design of satellites to mission specifications is an expensive and labor-intensive process. The increasing availability of off-the shelf hardware and software components creates an opportunity to apply computer-aided techniques to satellite build. However,

Teaching Complex Electronic System Design: A Small Satellite As Case Study
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Satellites are not necessarily something huge and expensive. Small satellites have been designed (or are being designed) by several universities, as part of the engineering education process; they are mostly presented at SETC (Space Technology Education

Topological design, routing and hand-over in satellite networks
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A low earth orbit (LEO) satellite constellation consists of a set of satellites orbiting the Earth with high constant speed at a relatively low altitude (a few thousand kilometers)[1]. Each satellite is equipped with a fixed number of antennas that allow it to communicate with ABSTRACT Satellite constellations are a part of our daily lives, from Direct TV to our cell phones and car navigation. We present the rudiments of constellation design to familiarize the readers with some of the methods, issues, and concerns of this field. The use of

Development of an Artificial Satellite Design Environment by Top-Down orientedDesign Supporting System
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Abstract This paper proposes a new concept of design environment that supports engineering designers to design a product in various design phases. This environment is based on an information model that is used for information management of product and

Qualitative fault tree analysis applied as a design tool in a low cost satellite design: Method and lessons learned
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Abstract This paper presents the application of Fault Tree Analysis (FTA) in low cost satellite design. The FTA process was tailored and simplified to a qualitative method as described in this paper. Although not nearly as comprehensive as a full Failure Mode Effects and

A systems architecting approach to automation and optimization of satellite design in SPIDR
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ABSTRACT The design of satellites is a labor-intensive, costly, and time consuming process. It is highly multi-disciplinary, involving several diverse and interdependent subsystems all critical to mission success. In the typical approach, subsystem experts gather and flesh out

Propagation Effects and Satellite Radio Design
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ABSTRACT Sirius Satellite Radio is providing CD-quality satellite audio broadcasts at 2.3 GHz to vehicles traveling anywhere in the continental US. The most effective design decisions applied to overcome signal fading from multipath, roadside tree shadowing, and

Mechanical design of LARES Satellite
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LARES satellite launch is foreseen at the end of 2009. It is built under a main contract between ASI and Carlo Gavazzi Space (CGS). DIAA of Sapienza is subcontractor of CGS and in particular developed the design of the satellite. LARES is a passive laser ranged

Local stability analysis in satellite design
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Design, implementation and control of a sparse aperture imaging satellite
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The quest for finer angular resolution in astronomy will inevitably lead to larger apertureswe can recall the Rayleigh criterion for angular resolution. Unfortunately, the primary mirror diameter for space telescopes is limited by the volume and mass constraints of current

From observational geometry to practical satellite design: AsteroidFinder/SSB
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Satellite Design: ASTEROIDFINDER/SSB 1: DLR Institute of Space Systems, GERMANY The design of a satellite to be launched as a secondary payload has to be light and compact if the chances to hitch a good ride are to remain high

Integrating traditional and fuzzy controllers for mobile satellite antenna tracking systemdesign
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Abstract:This research applied both the traditional and the fuzzy control methods for mobile satellite antenna tracking system design. The antenna tracking and the stabilization loops were designed firstly according to the bandwidth and phase margin requirements.

Cost Engineering Within A Model-Based Design Process for Satellite Systems
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Abstract. This paper describes a method to integrate cost analysis, cost planning, accounting and systems engineering within one integrated system model. It is called Integrated System Cost Model ISCOM. This model has been implemented in a tool supporting the important

Development of space boom for micro-satellite: Design of pin-puller and vibration test
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Abstract The present paper describes mainly the development of a pin-puller for a space boom to be installed on a 50 kg-class micro-satellite, tentatively called as SOHLA-1. The total mass of the boom system is 280 g, while the length is 425 mm. A pin-puller is a most

The retro-reflector for the CHAMP satellite: final design and realization
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Summary The precise orbit determination of the CHAMP satellite will rely on the data of the onboard GPS receivers. It is expected that using these data short arc orbits can be determined to a precision of 1cm or even better. Therefore SLR data of the same precision

Advanced receiver design for satellite-based AIS signal detection
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Abstract:This paper describes an innovative receiver archi-tecture for the satellite-based Automatic Identification System (AIS). The receiver performance has been fully validated in the presence of the typical satellite channel characteristics. In particular, it is shown that

Preliminary design of the Dutch-Chinese FAST micro-satellite mission
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ABSTRACT China, and the Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands, have decided to jointly define, develop and operate a space mission which covers scientific objectives, technology demonstration, and educational objectives

Optical design of LARES satellite
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LARES satellite has been approved and financed by ASI in February 2008. It is the main payload of the VEGA maiden flight and it will be launched at the end of 2009. The satellite belongs to the category of laser ranged satellites [1]. This type of satellites are

Design of a compact new shaped microstrip patch antenna for satellite application
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ABSTRACT In this paper a single feed, new shaped, compact, high gain, microstrip patch antenna has presented. To reduce the resonant frequency three (3) triangular slots are launched at the three edges of the patch and small feed line has used another edge of the

EROS System satellite orbit and constellation design
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ABSTRACT-The EROS (Earth Resources Observation System) program conducted by ImageSat International NV intends to operate a constellation of 8 commercial imaging satellites in LEO (Low Earth Orbit). The first satellite, EROS-A1, was successfully launched

Satellite constellation design for earth observation
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Abstract This paper addresses the problem of the design of suitable satellite constellation for Earth Observing applications. Two examples are considered. The first is the remote sensing missions for particular region with high frequency and small swath width. The second is

Optimal design of passively Q-switched microlaser transmitters for satellite laser ranging
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ABSTRACT The workhorse for third generation satellite laser ranging systems has been the modelocked Nd: YAG laser which produces pulsewidths measured in tens to hundreds of picoseconds. These systems are typically large ( 1 m long), complex, and require

Amplitude phase shift keying constellation design and its applications to satellite digital video broadcasting
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Satellite communications are providing a key role in the worldwide digital information networks. Among other applications, satellite communications provide the platform for Direct- to-Home (DTH) digital TV broadcasting as well as interactive and subscription TV services

Optimization techniques for the efficient design of low-cost satellite filters considering new light materials
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ABSTRACT: In this article a suitable combination of design techniques is used to efficiently design low-cost satellite wave guide filters with rounded corners of large radius because of milling with low tolerances. Three filters have been manufactured using a magnesium

Metaheuristics to design satellite constellation
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At the beginning of the space conquest the space-systems were composed of unique satellite. With the growth of the needs and the explosion of the technologies, the space- systems became more and more complex. Now they are composed of many satellites

Mobile satellite antenna tracking system design with intelligent controller
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Abstract:-This research applied an intelligent controller for mobile satellite antenna tracking system design. The intelligent controller is with both the traditional PI and the fuzzy control methods. The antenna tracking and the stabilization loops were designed firstly according

Design and qualification of a smallsat stepper motor driver, flight results on-board the YES2 satellite
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ABSTRACT Drivers for stepper motors are a commonly required critical technology for small satellites. This paper highlights the stepper driver design, test, and mission performance for the second Young Engineers' Satellite (YES2). The unit integrates the required digital and

Design solutions for modular satellite architectures
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The cost-effective access to space envisaged by ESA would open a wide range of new opportunities and markets, but is still many years ahead. There is still a lack of devices, circuits, systems which make possible to develop satellites, ground stations and related

Camera design for pico and nano satellite applications
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Project's main task is to develop and construct the camera. This design involved the design of imager or sensor board along with processing board. A preliminary but related optics assessment associated to particular application has been carried out. Feasibility and

Baffle Design and Analysis of Stray-light in Multi spectral Camera of a Brazilian Satellite
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Abstract A partnership between Brazil and China in the space area is introducing the technology of remote sensing in Brazil. The result is the necessity of a variety of studies in complementary areas. The multispectral camera of the satellites CIBERS 34 is being

Design experiences with a student satellite program
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Abstract The NevadaSat program began in 2002, and is an ongoing, multi-faceted program, providing students with high-impact exposure to the aerospace fields. The program includes activities in scientific ballooning, rocketry, and robotics. These are conducted for their own

Satellite simulator control system design using SDRE method
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Abstract: This paper presents the application of the State-Dependent Riccati Equation (SDRE) method in conjunction with Kalman filter technique to design a satellite simulator control system. The performance and robustness of the SDRE controller is compared with

Experiences with the BIRD ACS test facility and the resulting design of a state of the art mini-and micro-satellite ACS test facility
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One of the most complicated tests during the verification process of a micro satellite is the testing of the Attitude Control System (ACS). Software-in-the-loop simulations (SILS) and hardware-in-the-loop simulations (HILS) are well established test methods, but the best

Design of GIS Web Services for Environmental Monitoring: Using Satellite Imaging to Calculate Vegetation Indices
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ABSTRACT The recent developments in the field of computing are providing us with a new computing paradigm, the web services paradigm. Under this paradigm, a solution to a problem is sought by providing individual services that can be used either in combination

Project PALAMEDE at a real satellite to teach satellites design techniques
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Lessons learned from the completed analytical and experimental activities are summarised in the paper, together with main drawbacks coming from the employment of students as primary human resource. The solutions envisaged and set up to bring the project to

Design development and production of electromagnetic coils for attitude control of a pico satellite
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Abstract The Compass-1 CubeSat is an actively controlled pico satellite utilizing magnetic coils as only means of attitude control. The Attitude Determination and Control System (ADCS) provides the three-axis stabilizing capability. The ADCS was developed to

Design of routing scenarios for terrestrial network interworking with satellite network
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Abstract All terminals in terrestrial network interworking with satellite network will be deployed on all-IP network. Therefore, the selection of effective routing path in interworking network is important. In this paper, we design the network architecture and the routing

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Satellite remote sensing of river inundation area, stage, and discharge: A review
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ABSTRACT The growing availability of multi-temporal satellite data has increased opportunities for monitoring large rivers from space. A variety of passive and active sensors operating in the visible and microwave range are currently operating, or planned, which

A review of satellite-based rainfall estimation methods
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A long standing promise of meteorological satellites is the improved identification and quantification of precipitation at time scales consistent with the nature and development of cloud rain bands. Meteorological satellites expand the coverage and time span of

Satellite DNA: agent of chromosomal evolution in mammals. A review
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ABSTRACT. Satellite DNA is a very dynamic component of eukaryotic genomes. A large and growing body of convincing evidence indicates that satellite DNA plays an important role in the evolution of mammals by promoting chromosomal rearrangement. In the present

Review of satellite image segmentation for an optimal fusion system based on the edge and region approaches
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Summary Image analysis, usually, refers to a process of images provided by a computer in order to find the objects within the image. Image segmentation is one of the most critical tasks in automatic image analysis. It consists of subdividing an image into its constituent

Review of the calibration of radiometric measurements from satellite to ground level
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This review discusses satellite sensor spectroradiometric calibration and mentions specific advantages and disadvantages of some of the commonly used methods. The importance of the use of several independent methods is stressed. Ground-based measurements and

Review and testing analysis of rain rate and rain attenuation prediction models for satellite applications in the Aburra Valley in the country of Colombia
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Page 1. Review and testing analysis of rain rate and rain attenuation prediction models for satellite applications in the Valley in the country of Colombia 1. Introduction Finding the equilibrium orientations of a satellite gyrostat traveling in a circular orbit in an inverse square field and establishing the stability properties of these orientations have been subjects for investigation for a number of years. Many of this puzzle have been

Neural Network and Fuzzy Logic Approach for Satellite Image Classification: A Review
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Abstract Image classification is the important part of remote sensing, image analysis and pattern recognition. Digital Image Classification is the process of sorting all the pixels in an image into a finite number of individual classes. Landuse/Landcover classification of

A review of satellite lightning experiments
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Over the past five years a series of satellite optical experiments has been conducted to investigate terrestrial lightning. These experiments have been designed to gather statistical information about the optical waveform of 1 i ghtning, measure occurrence rates,

Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) spoofing: A review of growing risks and mitigation steps
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ABSTRACT Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) are being increasingly used for a variety of important applications, including public safety services (police, fire, rescue and ambulance), marine and aircraft navigation, vehicle theft monitoring, cargo tracking, and

Review of GPS Carrier-Phase and Two-Way Satellite Time Transfer Measurement Results between Schriever Air Force Base and the United States Naval
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ABSTRACT We are investigating the use of GPS carrier-phase for high accuracy time transfer measurements. We have conducted a long-term time transfer experiment between the United States Naval Observatory (USNO) Master Clock and Alternate Master Clock (

Review of National Marine Mammal Laboratory Stellar Sea Lion Satellite Telemetry Program
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Page 1. Review of National Marine Mammal Laboratory Stellar Sea Lion Satellite Telemetry Program for the The consultant shall review the Steller sea lion satellite telemetry data and the analytical procedures used to filter the data focusing on the following issues: Page 12.

Review of Progress in Analysis of Extreme Precipitation Using Satellite Data
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Abstract: The statistical analysis of rainfall extremes is of particular importance in risk assessment and decision making. Recent studies in the past two decades indicate that the intensity and frequency of extreme rainfall events are changing, possibly due to climate

Review of Satellite Remote Sensing Data Based Rainfall Estimation Methods
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Rain is one of the major components of water cycle; extreme rain events can cause destruction and misery due to flash flood and droughts. Therefore, assessing rainfall at high temporal and spatial resolution is of fundamental importance which can be successfully

Strategic review of satellite products and recommendations for future comparison with model results and data assimilation
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Abstract Within the framework of AeroKval project, the use of satellite observations of tropospheric trace gases and aerosols was initiated, and a significant experience in this area has been gained since the start of the project in 2006. So far, we have focused on

Review of the potential of satellite remote sensing for marine flood protection
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Satellite cells: a review of their physiology, manipulation and importance to muscle development.
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Summary Meat yield of a market age broiler is determined by the number of muscle fibre cells present at hatch. Muscle growth (hypertrophy) is influenced by the activity of satellite cells (located within the muscle fibre) that remain active for up to seven days post-hatch.

Perspectives for satellite tracking swans and geese: a review
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Large birds may form a considerable risk for aviation traffic. Migratory waterfowl as ducks, geese and swans are among the species belonging to this risk category. Since geese and swans are fairly traditional in their migratory habits, their general migration pathways and

A Literature Review on Satellite Image Retrieval Techniques
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ABSTRACT Today, Satellite Image Retrieval is a big issue to discuss. There is a huge amount of research work focusing on the searching, retrieval of images in the image database. The traditional satellite cloud image search method was based on the file name

Use of very high spatial resolution satellite imagery for thematic applications: a review
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The launch, in recent years, of several very high spatial resolution satellite (VHSRS) systems for civilian use has initiated a new era in Remote Sensing and Earth Observation, creating both new opportunities and challenges. The aim of this paper is to

Satellite Oceanography: Review of the Progress and Future Prospects
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Satellite oceanography has opened up a whole new dimension in our ability to observe the vast oceanic region in addition to providing information about other components of the climate systems. The developments in the sensor technology using various regions of the

Myogenic Satellite Cells and Its Application in Animals-A Review
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ABSTRACT: Myogenic satellite cells have been isolated and identified by several recently elucidated molecular markers. Furthermore, knowledge about the precise function of these markers has provided insight into the early and terminal events of satellite cells during

Review of article Land Use Change Analysis in the Zhujiang Delta of China Using Satellite Remote Sensing, GIS and Stochastic
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1 Background Chinese economic growth following the 1978 reintroduction of the open-door policy has been accompanied by dramatic urbanization and industrial development. Consequently, regions experiencing the greatest increases in economic activity have also

REVIEW OF QUESTIONS POISED BY JEFF APPEL ON SATELLITEREFRIGERATOR DESIGN
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TM- 783 1650.000 CC1 Report No. 370-105 REVIEW OF QUESTIONS POISED BY JEFF APPEL ON SATELLITE REFRIGERATOR DESIGN PREPARED UNDER FERMILAB SUBCONTRACT

A Review On: Contrast Enhancement Technique for Remotely Sensed Satellite Images
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Abstract:The reason of image enhancement methods is to raise image visibility and aspects. Image enhancement is one of the ways as they get better of an image form by ever- increasing dominance of some aspects or by decreasing uncertainty among unusual

A critical review on monitoring of lake water quality and ecosystem information usingsatellite images: towards a new era of water color remote sensing
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Many methods have been proposed to retrieve the parameters related to lake water quality and/or ecosystem information from satellite images. Water quality includes chlorophyll a (Chla), suspended solids (SS), colored dissolve organic matter (CDOM), water clarity,

MOBILE SATELLITE PROPAGATION MEASUREMENTS AND MODELING: AREVIEW OF RESULTS FOR SYSTEMS ENGINEERS
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ABSTRACT This overview of Mobile Satellite System(MSS) propagation measurements and modeling is intended as a summary of current results. While such research is on going, the simple models presented here should be useful to system engineers. A complete

Review on Satellite Image Classification using Fuzzy Logic
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Abstract: In present day classification of image plays an important role in engineering and computer vision applications like image processing in remote sensing image. The classification of image is a challenging and important task nowadays. The main problem

A review on shoreline detection based on satellite imagery
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ABSTRACT Sea level rise is one of the main factors that affects the shoreline, which directly will affect its surrounding activities. Thus, it is important to observe the shoreline level, mainly for mitigation purpose. However, manual inspection and field work require extensive

SATELLITE AND AIRBORNE MAPPING AND DATA SETS FOR FOREST MONITORING AND ASSESSMENT OF CARBON STOCKS IN THE PHILIPPINES: AN
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ABSTRACT Satellite data obtained through remote sensing has been a common and widespread source of information for forest monitoring. This is, in part, due to its ability to cover large tracts of forest lands, and its accessibility, availability, and cost. However, its

IMPACT OF SATELLITE-BASED DISPATCH SYSTEMS FOR TAXI SERVICES IN THE URBAN AREAS: A LITERATURE REVIEW
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ABSTRACT The current trend in urban transportation is the introduction of satellite-based dispatch systems for taxi services which consists of a real-time platform for mobile phone users to book taxi services with a simple tap. The service helps bridge the supply gap the field of Space Geodesy and very active in international scientific organizations among which the International Association of Geodesy (IAG) and the International GNSS

ROLE OF MEMS TECHNOLOGY IN IMPROVING THE SATELLITE AND SPACE COMMUNICATION SYSTEM: A REVIEW
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Abstract MEMS device has the advantage of both electronic and mechanical systems. With the development of MEMS devices for satellite, it is possible to establish much lighter and smaller nano-satellites with higher performance and longer lifecycle. Mission costs are

REVIEW OF ENVIRONMENTAL APPLICATIONS USING HIGH RESOLUTIONSATELLITE IMAGERY FOR STUDYING COMPLEX LANDSCAPES IN CRETE
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ABSTRACT Mediterranean landscapes are quite different from other landscapes of the world. Many centuries of intense human pressure (resulting in the burning, cutting and grazing of non-arable lands and the clearing, terracing, cultivation, and later

Approach for Identification, Conditon Assessment and Productivity Estimation of Agriculture Crop from Satellite Based High Resolution Imagery: A Review
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Information Technology (IT); linking IT with agriculture is one way of balancing employment and crop productivity and at the same time reducing poverty. Modern technology on agriculture is heavily dependent on natural resources. Crop growth and productivity are

A Review on the Enhancement of Remote Sensing Satellite Images
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Abstract:In Remote Sensing, satellite image enhancement is a challenging area wherein many methods have been developed for various satellite images in different applications. The major problem in images used in research is their resolution. The unprocessed high

A Literature Review of Satellite Image Enhancement Methods
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Abstract: Satellite images may be blurred or not clear due to many reasons. Therefore the important information in the images may be not so clear. Image enhancement can improve a satellite image which has complete information but is not visible. Image enhancement

Satellite Altimetry for Hydrology A review
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Abstract. Water is a critical natural resource upon which all social and economic activities and ecosystem functions depend. However, regular gauging networks fail to provide the information needed for spatial coverage and timely delivery. Although the space missions

Satellite Communications-A Review
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Abstract: Satellite communication is one of the most impressive spin-offs from the space programs and has made a major contribution to the pattern of international communication. A communication satellite is basically an electronic communication package placed in

The use of satellite data for monitoring temporal and spatial patterns of fire: a comprehensive review
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Remotely sensed (RS) data can fruitfully support both research activities and operative monitoring of fire at different temporal and spatial scales with a synoptic view and cost effective technologies.The contribution of remote sensing (RS) to forest fires may be

Satellite Communications-A Review
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Abstract: Satellite communication is one of the most impressive spin-offs from the space programs and has made a major contribution to the pattern of international communication. A communication satellite is basically an electronic communication package placed in

The use of satellite data for monitoring temporal and spatial patterns of fire: a comprehensive review
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Remotely sensed (RS) data can fruitfully support both research activities and operative monitoring of fire at different temporal and spatial scales with a synoptic view and cost effective technologies.The contribution of remote sensing (RS) to forest fires may be

A Review on Legal Traceability of Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) Measurements in the Malaysian Cadastral Practice
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Abstract. As the dependency on Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) surveying has been growing over the years, the need for legal traceability of GNSS measurements has become a significant matter. In Malaysia, with the advent of the Malaysian Real Time

Satellite and in-transit metastatic disease in melanoma skin cancer: A retrospectivereview of disease presentation, treatment and outcomes.
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Page 1. Satellite and in-transit metastatic disease in melanoma skin cancer: A retrospective review of disease presentation, treatment and outcomes.

. Satellite Observations of Episodic Atmospheric Forcing on the Biogeochemistry of South China Sea: Review and Outlook
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Abstract: Episodic atmospheric forcing on the biogeochemistry and carbon cycle of South China Sea is an important issue which is little-studied. These episodic atmospheric processes include typhoon and aerosol input. With the advancement in satellite remote

A Review on Security Analysis of Satellite Phones
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Abstract:There is lots of work related to the security of cellular phones with respect to GSM and UMTS. But as per the survey there is not a proper investigation related to the security aspects of satellite phones. Security plays an important role for satellite phones because

IONOSPHERE EFFECT ON GLOBAL NAVIGATION SATELLITE SYSTEM PERFORMANCE A REVIEW
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Abstract Satellite-based Communications, Navigation, Surveillance and Air Traffic Management (CNS/ATM) systems have been adopted by the international aviation community to meet the challenges of continuously rising global air traffic. Global

A Breife Review of Land Surface Temperature Retrieval Methods from ThermalSatellite Sensors
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Abstract: Land surface temperature (LST) has a significant role in the land surface characters on local and global scale. The most important task in estimation of LST from satellite thermal data is removing the effects of atmospheric attenuations, topographic and

Preliminary Review of Satellite Data Experience, Potential and Issues in Local Governments
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Satellite and other remotely sensed data are among the most promising new resources to help local governments address 21 st Century challenges. However, local satellite data usage nationwide has been quite limited, and few efforts aim to specifically understand

Analysis of Satellite Image Filter for RISAT: A Review
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Abstract Satellites today are prime source of information capture and decision making for research organizations, corporate houses and government departments like weather forecasting, agricultural monitoring etc. Accurate and timely retrieval of data is key

A Review of Wireless Power Transmission Via Solar Power Satellite
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Abstract:-Wireless Power transmission (WPT) is a useful and convenient technology that can be employed to collect solar energy and concentrate on earth surface without the need for a wire connection called a solar power satellites (SPS). This paper provides an analysis of

A review of satellite positioning systems for civil engineering
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A review of satellite positioning systems for civil engineering


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