Commercial Satellite Imagery

A Tactic in Nuclear Weapon Deterrence

Professor Bhupendra Jasani and Professor Gotthard Stein

Commercial Satellite ImageryCommercial Satellite Imagery is the first book to examine the role of satellites in the monitoring of non-proliferation of nuclear weapons. Expert contributions cover, amongst other issues: Case studies, including a country case study from Canada, highlight applications of commercial satellite imagery. The book also includes a discussion of the legal aspects of using satellite imagery in the monitoring of nuclear power. The combination of both technical and policy issues has resulted in a comprehensive book of considerable importance for everyone involved in nuclear arms control, as well as practitioners and researchers in the field of remote sensing and image analysis.

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Extent: 336 pages
Binding: hardback
Publication Date: May 2002
ISBN: 978-3-540-42643-1

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