TP Space and Mining (MSS17) - Subject Guide
(Image credit NASA)
ISU Library holdings and suggestions
Start your readings and research with a selection of resources from the ISU Library holdings. These are books, reports and electronic documents which are key documents to use to get an overview of the subject.
Find more books outside the Library's collection with BooksInPrint or WorldCat.
Find peer-reviewed journal articles
Continue your research for more recent and peer-reviewed journal articles, conference proceedings and reports by using bibliographical databases:
In the News
2016. FAO, Google collaborate on satellite data tools to manage natural resources [online] Available online at: <http://www.un.org/sustainabledevelopment/blog/2016/04/fao-google-collaborate-on-satellite-data-tools-to-manage-natural-resources/> [Accessed 25/10/2016].
Oisebe, P. E., 2012. GIS and natural resource management [online] Available online at: <https://www.gislounge.com/gis-and-natural-resource-management/> [Accessed 25/10/2016].
2016. Farmers to try out world-first spatial hub technology at broken Hill workshop [online] Available online at: <http://www.sheepcentral.com/farmers-to-try-out-world-first-spatial-hub-technology-at-broken-hill-workshop/> [Accessed 25/10/2016].
2008. Space techs helps to find natural resources [online] Available online at: <http://www.esa.int/Our_Activities/Space_Engineering_Technology/TTP2/Space_tech_helps_to_find_natural_resources> [Accessed 25/10/2016].
2016. Centre to survey illegal mining through satellites [online] Available online at: <http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/goa/Centre-to-survey-illegal-mining-through-satellites/articleshow/54874137.cms> [Accessed 25/10/2016].
Wallace, A., 2016. Satellite data monitors coal seam gas mining [online] Available online at:<http://www.spatialsource.com.au/surveying/geoscience-australia-uses-satellite-data-new-motion-monitoring> [Accessed 25/10/2016].
Deamer, K., 2016. Picture this: startup satellite fleet will image planet daily [online] Available online at: <http://www.livescience.com/56624-satellites-image-whole-earth-every-day.html> [Accessed 25/10/2016].
Jones, B., 2016. Gold mining deforestation in Peruvian reserve surpasses 450 hectares [online] Available online at: <https://news.mongabay.com/2016/10/gold-mining-deforestation-in-peruvian-reserve-surpasses-450-hectares/> [Accessed 25/10/2016].
Arsenault, C., 2016. Insight: inside Brazil's battle to save the Amazon with satellites and strike forces [online] Available online at: <http://www.reuters.com/article/us-brazil-environment-landrights-insight-idUSKCN11Y1NI> [Accessed 25/10/2016].
Mine in Saline, California (Image credit Satellite Imaging Corporation/NASA)
Websites and organizations
Finally, browse through the websites of the following research institutions which are currently working on the subject. Here you can find their publications and reports.
Committee on Earth Observation Satellites (CEOS)
Earth Observation Satellites - Canadian Space Agency
Earth Observation for Development (World Bank)
Earth Science Data and Information System (ESDIS)
List of Earth Observation Satellites - ISRO
Observing the earth (ESA)
NASA Earth Observing System (EOS)
Natural Resources Canada
Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC)
Satellite Imaging Corporation
Satellite Missions Directory - EOPortal Directory
UCS Satellite Database
Some suggestions for keywords
Geographic Information Systems or GIS
Mines and mineral resources
Natural resources management
Remote sensing images
Satellite tracking or Artificial satellites--Tracking
Natural Resources Eos
Earth & Space Science News
Tue, 19 Nov 2019 13:32:45 +0000
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Tue, 05 Nov 2019 13:09:12 +0000
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Tue, 05 Nov 2019 13:06:55 +0000
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