Improving coordination of scientific satellite missions
Synonyms: Improving procedures for dissemination and use of satellite data on the environment
Implementation: This strategy features in the framework of Agenda 21 as formulated at UNCED (Rio de Janeiro, 1992), now coordinated by the United Nations Commission on Sustainable Development and implemented through national and local authorities. Agenda 21 encourages coordination of satellite missions and of the networks, systems and procedures for processing and disseminating their data; and development of the interface with research users of Earth observation data and with the UN EARTHWATCH system.
Subjects: Data, codesSatellitesPromotionMissionsCybernetics Environment Science CoordinationReform
Type Classification: G: Very Specific strategies