Earth Observation Data Policy and Europe

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CRC Press, Jan 1, 2002 - Technology & Engineering - 224 pages
Earth observation data policy has received little attention, even though the conditions of access to Earth observation data are fundamental to the exploitation of and the further growth of the Earth observation sector. This unique book addresses this limitation.
 

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Contents

Main trends in Earth observation data policy
9
United Nations Principles on Remote Sensing and the user
29
Intellectual property rights as a policy tool for Earth observation data in Europe
51
Vertical integration in the Earth observation market place
79
High resolution satellite imagery and Earth observation data policy
95
Data policy issues relating to networking technology
107
Earth observation data pricing policies
115
A costbenefit analysis of Earth observation data and related services
127
ARCHIVES
145
To keep or not to keep
155
Long term access to Earth observation data
163
Data policy implications on archive design or vice versa?
169
CONCLUSIONS
183
US Data Management for Global Change Research policy statements
197
CEOS global change research data policy statements
203
INDEX
209

The current pricing policies for long term customers a need
135

Common terms and phrases

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