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An Autonomous Earth Observing Sensorweb

Chien, Steve and Cichy, Ben and Davies, Ashley and Tranel, Daniel and Rabideau, Gregg and Castano, Rebecca and Sherwood, Rob and Nghiem, Son (2005) An Autonomous Earth Observing Sensorweb. In: Proceedings : the International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics. IEEE , Piscataway, NJ, pp. 3944-3951. ISBN 0-7803-9298-1.

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We describe a network of sensors linked by software and the internet to an autonomous satellite observation response capability. This system of systems is designed with a flexible, modular, architecture to facilitate expansion in sensors, customization of trigger conditions, and customization of responses. This system has been used to implement a global surveillance program of science phenomena including: volcanoes, flooding, cryosphere events, and atmospheric phenomena. In this paper we describe the importance of the earth observing sensorweb application as well as overall architecture for the network.

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Additional Information:© 2006 IEEE. Issue Date: 10-12 Oct. 2005; Date of Current Version: 10 January 2006. Portions of this work were performed at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, under a contract with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
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Subject Keywords:Remote sensing; Spacecraft autonomy; artificial Intelligence
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Official Citation:Chien, S.; Cichy, B.; Davies, A.; Tran, D.; Rabideau, G.; Castano, R.; Sherwood, R.; Son Nghiem; Greeley, R.; Doggett, T.; Baker, V.; Dohm, J.; Ip, F.; Mandl, D.; Frye, S.; Shulman, S.; Ungar, S.; Brakke, T.; Descloitres, J.; Jones, J.; Grosvenor, S.; Wright, R.; Flynn, L.; Harris, A.; Brakenridge, R.; Cacquard, S.; , "An autonomous Earth observing sensorweb," Systems, Man and Cybernetics, 2005 IEEE International Conference on , vol.4, no., pp. 3944- 3951 Vol. 4, 10-12 Oct. 2005 doi: 10.1109/ICSMC.2005.1571762 URL:
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