Remote Sensing Ocean Monitoring
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The paper details the history of remote sensing and then focuses on satellites and sensors used for remote ocean monitoring.
From the Paper:"On a planet where three-fourths of the surface is covered by ocean monitoring, ocean currents is vital for a number of reasons. Churnside Ocean currents affect climate transportation, recreation, the food supply and even pharmaceuticals. Yet, understanding the ocean has been difficult because of the ocean's extreme depth and the lack of appropriate means for taking measurements of it. Fortunately, however, sensor technology has made it easier to probe the ocean and monitor its currents, temperature, salinity, color, sea..."
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Remote Sensing Ocean Monitoring (2008, December 01) Retrieved May 25, 2013, from http://www.academon.com/term-paper/remote-sensing-ocean-monitoring-124975/
"Remote Sensing Ocean Monitoring" 01 December 2008. Web. 25 May. 2013. <http://www.academon.com/term-paper/remote-sensing-ocean-monitoring-124975/>