Eos, Transactions American Geophysical Union

Satellite remote-sensing facility at Scripps

Authors

  • Anonymous


Abstract

On October 17 of this year, a new facility, designed to serve the satellite remote-sensing research interests of marine scientists, w a s dedicated at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography. The essential instruments of the facility are a tracking antenna and computer with image-processing capability. The installation, called the Satellite Remote-Sensing Facility, is funded by grants from the Office of Naval Research and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Operating funds for the initial 2-year period have been provided by the National Science Foundation.