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(Article of periodic en Anglais - 1987)

Document title

Background to the Soviet glaciological studies from the Salyut-6 orbital space station

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

WILLIAMS R. S. ;

Abstract

The A. provides background information on the Soviet " Orbital Space Station Earth Observations Project ", comparing it with the American " Space Shuttle Earth Observations Project ". He also provides details on the cameras need by the Soviet cosmonauts, comparing them with American models. One of the major foci of the Soviet program is the monitoring of glaciers on a global basis, one area where it has made a significant contribution being the ice capes of the Southern Andes

Source

Article of periodic

published at : Polar geography and geology

Editor :

Millesime : 1987, vol. 11, no1 [pp. 1-11]

Bibliographic references : 23 réf.

Language

Anglais

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