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Meteorological satellite program of China
Author(s): Wenjian Zhang
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Paper Abstract

China has been making her unremitting efforts on pushing her meteorological satellite program and building up the meteorological satellite as well as data application systems. The meteorological satellite program of China consists of two major systems: Polar-orbiting system and geostationary system. The main objectives of the program are to establish, with combination of polar and geostationary orbits, a comprehensive operational meteorological satellite system as well as data application systems around the turn of the century, in order to meet the needs on various aspects in China, and enhance the capability of participating international collaboration.

Paper Details

Date Published: 18 August 1998
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 3501, Optical Remote Sensing of the Atmosphere and Clouds, (18 August 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.577946
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Wenjian Zhang, National Satellite Meteorological Ctr. (Chile)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3501:
Optical Remote Sensing of the Atmosphere and Clouds
Jinxue Wang; Beiying Wu; Toshihiro Ogawa; Zheng-hua Guan, Editor(s)

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