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Water resourcesThe application of ERTS-1 imagery to the conservation and control of water resources is discussed. The effects of exisiting geology and land use in the water shed area on the hydrologic cycle and the general characteristics of runoff are described. The effects of floods, snowcover, and glaciers are analyzed. The use of ERTS-1 imagery to map surface water and wetland areas to provide rapid inventorying over large regions of water bodies is reported.
Document ID
19730019667
Document Type
Conference Paper
Authors
Salomonson, V. V.
(NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Greenbelt, MD, United States)
Rango, A.
(NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Greenbelt, MD, United States)
Date Acquired
August 7, 2013
Publication Date
May 1, 1973
Publication Information
Publication: Symp. on Significant Results obtained from the ERTS-1, Vol.
Subject Category
Geophysics
Accession Number
73N28399
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.
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