Commercial Satellite Imagery: A tactic in nuclear weapon deterrence / Edition 1

Commercial Satellite Imagery: A tactic in nuclear weapon deterrence / Edition 1

by Bhupendra Jasani
     
 

ISBN-10: 3540426434

ISBN-13: 9783540426431

Pub. Date: 06/28/2002

Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg

This will be the first book that deals with the use of commercial satellite imagery to monitor non-proliferation of nuclear weapons non-intrusively from space by an international organisation. The book deals with both the technical as well as policy issues related to the nuclear weapons non-proliferation issues. The authors discuss how an international organisation

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Overview

This will be the first book that deals with the use of commercial satellite imagery to monitor non-proliferation of nuclear weapons non-intrusively from space by an international organisation. The book deals with both the technical as well as policy issues related to the nuclear weapons non-proliferation issues. The authors discuss how an international organisation such as the International Atomic Energy Agency can use information derived from satellites to enhance its policing task.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783540426431
Publisher:
Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date:
06/28/2002
Series:
Springer Praxis Books / Geophysical Sciences Series
Edition description:
2002
Pages:
299
Product dimensions:
6.69(w) x 9.61(h) x 0.04(d)

Table of Contents

The new safeguards prool - The need for new verification technologies.- The use of commercial satellite imagery in strengthening IAEA safeguards.- The role of satellite imagery for international treaty verification.- Image processing.- Commercial remote sensing satellite programmes.- Applications of commercial satellite imagery - Some case studies.- Satellite imagery and GIS.- Application of satellite imagery - A country case: Canada.- Cost benefit analysis.- Legal aspects of the use of satellite imagery by the IAEA.

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