Review of NASA's Solid-earth Science Strategy

Review of NASA's Solid-earth Science Strategy

eBook - 2004
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The report reviews NASA's solid-earth science strategy, placing particular emphasis on observational strategies for measuring surface deformation, high-resolution topography, surface properties, and the variability of the eartha (TM)s magnetic and gravity fields. The report found that NASA is uniquely positioned to implement these observational strategies and that a number of agency programs would benefit from the resulting data. In particular, the report strongly endorses the near-term launch of a satellite dedicated to L-band InSAR measurements of the land surface, which is a key component of the U.S. Geological Surveya (TM)s hazards mitigation program and the multi-agency EarthScope program.

Publisher: Washington, DC : National Academies Press, c2004.
ISBN: 0309092523
Branch Call Number: ELECTRONIC BOOK
Characteristics: 1 online resource (x, 44 p.)
Additional Contributors: ebrary, Inc


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