COMMERCIAL REMOTE SENSING TECHNOLOGIES APPLICATION TO TRANSPORTATION - A PARTNERSHIP FOR ADVANCING TRANSPORTATION PRACTICE

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has implemented a research program in partnership with leading academic institutions, service providers, and industry for remote sensing in transportation. The program is designed to serve long-term research for education and workforce development and near-term technology applications to transportation practice. The program combines NASA research expertise in remote sensing with DOT expertise in technology assessment and application to transportation practice. The program seeks innovative applications of commercial remote sensing and geospatial information technologies to solve priority transportation requirements. The products from the program will effectively address meeting the following important transportation requirements: Traffic surveillance, monitoring and management; Environmental assessment, integration and streamlining; Transportation infrastructure management; and Hazards, safety, and disaster assessment.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Department of Transportation

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    Washington, DC  United States  20590

    National Aeronautics and Space Administration

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    Washington, DC  United States  20546
  • Publication Date: 2000

Language

  • English

Media Info

  • Features: Photos;
  • Pagination: 11 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00803657
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Dec 27 2001 12:00AM