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A global change data base using Thematic Mapper data - Earth Monitoring Educational System (EMES)Some of the main directions in creating an education program in earth system science aimed at combining top science and technology with high academic performance are presented. The creation of an Earth Monitoring Educational System (EMES) integrated with the research interests of the NASA Ames Research Center and one or more universities is proposed. Based on the integration of a global network of cooperators to build a global data base for assessments of global change, EMES would promote degrees at all levels in global ecology at associated universities and colleges, and extracurricular courses for multilevel audiences. EMES objectives are to: train specialists; establish a tradition of solving regional problems concerning global change in a systemic manner, using remote sensing technology as the monitoring tool; and transfer knowledge on global change to the national and world communities. South America is proposed as the pilot continent for the project.
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Conference Paper
D'Antoni, Hector L.
(NASA Ames Research Center Moffett Field, CA, United States)
Peterson, David L.
(NASA Ames Research Center Moffett Field, CA, United States)
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August 15, 2013
Publication Date
January 1, 1992
Subject Category
Social Sciences (General)
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International Symposium on Remote Sensing of Environment(Rio de Janeiro)
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