The Development and Application of China’s Remote Sensing Satellites

Hu Ruzhong, Liu Xueping, Chu Liangcai, and Li Hu

978-1-4878-0219-6


Format: Cloth | Pages: 462pp
Size: 168 × 240 mm
Language: English
Price: $69.95
ISBN: 978-1-4878-0219-6


DESCRIPTION

China is one of the world’s largest users of remote sensing satellite applications. This book offers a systematic introduction of the latest developments in China’s domestic remote sensing satellites and their ground systems, industry applications, regional applications, technology research, and policy making. In this volume, readers will find a comprehensive overview of the characteristics, reception, and distribution of China’s resource satellites, meteorological satellites, marine satellites, and high resolution satellites, alongside a summary of the outcomes and benefits of China’s domestic remote sensing satellites in various fields and region.

The book, compiled by Professional Committee of Satellite Application of Chinese Society of Astronautics, Expert Committee of China Association for Remote Sensing Applications, Environment Remote Sensing Branch of China Association for Remote Sensing Applications, Urban and Environmental Science College of Beijing University, and China Satellite Global Service Alliance, may serve as one of the best reference books for understanding China’s global remote sensing industry.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Hu Ruzhong is a researcher at the China Resource Satellite Application Center, Executive Deputy of the Expert Committee of the China Remote Sensing Application Association, Director of the Remote Sensing Professional Team of the China Aerospace Society Satellite Application Committee, Deputy Chief of Satellite Systems, Deputy Director of the China Resource Satellite Application Center, and Deputy Chairman and Secretary General of the China Remote Sensing Application Association. He has won two second prizes of National Awards for Scientific and Technological Progress, and a first prize award for scientific and technological progress from the National Defense Science and Technology Commission. He is one of the leaders in advocating satellite remote sensing technology nationwide and the recipient of an Expert of the State Council Allowance.