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development of satellite remote sensing techniques as an economic tool for forestry industryA cooperative commercial development project designed to focus on cost-effective and practical applications of satellite remote sensing in forest management is discussed. The project, initiated in September, 1988 is being executed in three phases: (1) development of a forest resource inventory and geographic information system (GIS) updating systems; (2) testing and evaluation of remote-sensing products against forest industry specifications; and (3) integration of remote-sensing services and products in an operational setting. An advisory group represented by eleven major forest-product companies will provide direct involvement of the target market. The advisory group will focus on the following questions: Does the technology work for them? How can it be packaged to provide the needed forest-management information? Can the products and information be provided in a cost-effective manner?
Document ID
19910031162
Document Type
Conference Paper
Authors
Sader, Steven A.
(Maine, University Orono, United States)
Jadkowski, Mark A.
(James W. Sewall Co. Old Town, ME, United States)
Date Acquired
August 15, 2013
Publication Date
January 1, 1989
Subject Category
EARTH RESOURCES AND REMOTE SENSING
Funding Number(s)
CONTRACT_GRANT: NAS1-3369
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Other