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Digital Earth in Europe [chapter]

Mattia Marconcini, Thomas Esch, Felix Bachofer, Annekatrin Metz-Marconcini
2019 Manual of Digital Earth  
It evolved from its original concept of a 3D multilayer representation of our planet into a more practical system design to fulfil the demand for information sharing, which now embraces fields such as  ...  In this novel scenario, Europe has become one of the major players at the global level; accordingly, the goal of this chapter is to provide a general overview of the major European contributions to the  ...  to the citizens of Europe and the world.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-981-32-9915-3_20 fatcat:z6dhgjrrkzeopndqba6vswn5lq

Digital Earth Challenges and Future Trends [chapter]

John van Genderen, Michael F. Goodchild, Huadong Guo, Chaowei Yang, Stefano Nativi, Lizhe Wang, Cuizhen Wang
2019 Manual of Digital Earth  
The previous 25 chapters introduced relevant technologies, applications, and other topics related to Digital Earth. Respective challenges and future research were also proposed by various authors.  ...  In this concluding chapter, we briefly review Digital Earth past and present, followed by a set of challenges and future trends, speculating on how Digital Earth may evolve over the coming years.  ...  Virtual forms of future digital twins might even be developed to model the Earth domain, a digital twin of our planet, or Earth twin.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-981-32-9915-3_26 fatcat:rr5klhi5x5f3hh3wurh4jx57om

Environmental microbiology to the rescue of planet earth

Víctor de Lorenzo
2018 Environmental Microbiology  
1 2 Environmental Microbiology has undergone a dramatic transition from being a somewhat 3 marginal branch of Life Sciences to becoming one of the most vibrant and visible areas of 4  ...  But motivates the entire field: to know more about the microbes that run the Earth in order to preserve 20 the planet as an habitable place.  ...  world opened to environmental 10 microbiologists: the access to metagenomes (Rondon et al., 2000) .  ... 
doi:10.1111/1462-2920.14105 pmid:29575463 fatcat:glkhgao6bjgwvjs4ykcuovft4i

Digital Ecosystems for Developing Digital Twins of the Earth: The Destination Earth Case

Stefano Nativi, Paolo Mazzetti, Max Craglia
2021 Remote Sensing  
The case of the Destination Earth initiative and system is discussed in the manuscript as an example to address the broader DE concepts.  ...  In particular, the "Digital Twins of the Earth" may generate the actionable intelligence that is necessary to address global change challenges, facilitate the European Green transition, and contribute  ...  and DG JRC), the "Mission Earth study" project (an Administrative Agreement between EC, DG, CNECT, and DG JRC), the "Copernicus 2" project (an Administrative Arrangement between EC, DG, DEFIS, and DG  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs13112119 fatcat:qkqvszas3ffj5opx5afzkt2mxe

Robert Wise's The Day the Earth Stood Still Part I: A Religious Film?

Anton Karl Kozlovic
2013 Kinema. A journal for film and audiovisual media  
This investigation intends to explore the religious and other dimensions of the 1951 SF cult classic The Day the Earth Stood Still directed by Robert Wise.  ...  ROBERT WISE'S THE DAY THE EARTH STOOD STILL Part I: A RELIGIOUS FILM? AbstractScience fiction (SF) films have frequently been the home for subtextual biblical characters, particularly Christ-figures.  ...  Harley, with the internal affairs of your planet. My mission here is not to solve your petty squabbles. It concerns the existence of every last creature on Earth."  ... 
doi:10.15353/kinema.vi.1284 fatcat:owvsmo6banc57na36s372pu4oi

Digital Earth Education [chapter]

Cuizhen Wang, Camelia M. Kantor, Jerry T. Mitchell, Todd S. Bacastow
2019 Manual of Digital Earth  
in the geospatial world.  ...  The rapid development of geospatial technology has promoted a new vision of DE to embrace data infrastructure, social networks, citizen science, and human processes on Earth.  ...  Acknowledgements The authors thank Dr. Changlin Wang at the International Society of Digital Earth and Dr.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-981-32-9915-3_24 fatcat:u434kx44pndl3axqvpaktq62b4

Earth Dreams: Reimagining ARPA for Health of People, Places and Planet

Alan C. Logan, Brian M. Berman, Susan L. Prescott
2021 International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health  
This requires an integrated, cross-sectoral vision that spans the interwoven connections affecting health across the scales of people, places, and planet.  ...  Since the planned ARPA-H is anticipated to spawn international collaborations, the imagined concept is of relevance to a broad audience of researchers.  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/ijerph182312788 pmid:34886514 pmcid:PMC8657388 fatcat:eu4fb7nbbbdnlb752ncmflpqoy

Relativistic Metrology: From Earth to Astrophysics [chapter]

Luca Lusanna
2012 Modern Metrology Concerns  
., , 1993 for the status of alternative theories of gravity inside the Solar System and Refs.  ...  ., 1991; Damour T. et al, 1991 Damour T. et al, , 1992 Damour T. et al, , 1993 Damour T. et al, , 1994 for a treatment going from geodesy to celestial mechanics.  ...  the overall response of the spinning oblate, elastic Earth to external gravitational torques from the Moon, Sun and planets.  ... 
doi:10.5772/37508 fatcat:zpy4tvv4gvcx5cnmk6wdzz2uxm

Robert Wise's The Day the Earth Stood Still (Part II)

Anton Karl Kozlovic
2014 Kinema. A journal for film and audiovisual media  
ROBERT WISE'S THE DAY THE EARTH STOOD STILL PART II: KLAATU AS ALIEN MESSIAH AbstractIn Part I, the author had documented how the SF cult classic The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951) was traditionally  ...  In Part II, the critical literature was revisited and textually-based, humanist film criticism was again utilized as the guiding analytical lens to explicate the subtextual construction of Klaatu as an  ...  Throughout the production process, Wise's film name changed from The Man from Mars to Farewell to the Master to The Day the World Stopped to The Day the Earth Stood Still (Fischer 684).  ... 
doi:10.15353/kinema.vi.1309 fatcat:e6oktbhorzetzbzldb3wdorbru

Earth Observation Data-Driven Cropland Soil Monitoring: A Review

Nikolaos Tziolas, Nikolaos Tsakiridis, Sabine Chabrillat, José A. M. Demattê, Eyal Ben-Dor, Asa Gholizadeh, George Zalidis, Bas van Wesemael
2021 Remote Sensing  
We conducted a systematic review and inventory of recent research achievements related to spaceborne and aerial Earth Observation (EO) data-driven monitoring in support of soil-related strategic goals  ...  The review concludes that the best practices for the advancement of an EO data-driven soil mapping include: (i) a further leverage of recent artificial intelligence techniques to achieve the desired representativeness  ...  Acknowledgments: We would like to thank Eleni Kalopesa, for her contribution to the editing and proofreading of the manuscript and for her continuous support and encouragement of this study.  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs13214439 fatcat:k4fowx556zb4jftm6hkccnel3m

Artificial Intelligence Data Science Methodology for Earth Observation [chapter]

Corneliu Octavian Dumitru, Gottfried Schwarz, Fabien Castel, Jose Lorenzo, Mihai Datcu
2019 Advanced Analytics and Artificial Intelligence Applications [Working Title]  
images, mainly exploiting big data of the European Copernicus Programme by artificial intelligence (AI) methods.  ...  image annotation, and the measurement of the clustering and classification performances of various Copernicus Sentinel and third-party mission data.  ...  Another part of the work was supported by EOLib-the Earth Observation Image Librarian-an ESA technological project.  ... 
doi:10.5772/intechopen.86886 fatcat:qvfq2agrfnal3fnoijnla2gqdy

Microorganisms in desert rocks: the edge of life on Earth

Jacek Wierzchos, Asunción de los Ríos, Carmen Ascaso
2012 International Microbiology  
Finally, we discuss the important clues to the history of life on Earth, and perhaps other places in our solar system, that have emerged from the study of extreme microbial ecosystems.  ...  This article reviews current knowledge on microbial communities inhabiting endolithic habitats in the arid and hyper-arid regions of our planet.  ...  This work was funded by grants CGL2010-16004 and CTM 2009-12838 -C04-03 from the Spanish Ministry of Science and Innovation. J.W. was supported by grant NNX12AD61G of the NASA Exobiology program.  ... 
doi:10.2436/20.1501.01.170 pmid:23844476 fatcat:lz3l3rd2mnf3zbpm5fj7auh7cy

Hatred of the Earth, Climate Change, and the Dreams of Post-Planetary Culture

Brad Tabas
2020 Ecozon@  
and a guide to renewing our love for the Earth.  ...  Yet like climate skeptics, they subordinate climate action to other priorities, putting the construction of a means of escaping this planet above climate action.  ...  viruses, and malicious AI.  ... 
doi:10.37536/ecozona.2020.11.1.3188 fatcat:6hxssfy7ujejrdopxr4ta6wlbu

Active optics in deployable systems for future earth observation and science missions

Ludovic Canas, Stéphanie Behar-Lafenetre, Christophe Devilliers, Laurent Perrona, Lauriane Galtier, David Boban, Nicolas Tetaz, Guillaume Butel, Aurélien Suau, Jérôme Demilly, Stéphane Vezain, Frédéric Falzon (+10 others)
2021 International Conference on Space Optics — ICSO 2020  
requiring very large telescopes (with a up to 18 m diameter entrance pupil) with high-contrast imaging capabilities for exo-Earth observations and characterization.  ...  The presentation is concluded with proposed technological roadmaps that aim to allow the development of the building blocks on which the next generation instruments will be able to rely on.  ...  Acknowledgments The authors gratefully acknowledge support for the work provided by the European Space Agency under contract number 4000125154/18/NL/AR/ig "ACTIVE OPTICS IN DEPLOYABLE SYSTEMS FOR  ... 
doi:10.1117/12.2599380 fatcat:ifggshp7pfamrga25vzmgrhk6u

Multi-band imaging camera and its sciences for the Japanese near-earth asteroid mission MUSES-C

Tsuko Nakamura, Akiko M Nakamura, Jun Saito, Sho Sasaki, Ryosuke Nakamura, Hirohide Demura, Hiroaki Akiyama, David Tholen
2001 Earth, Planets and Space  
The launch of the spacecraft is planned around the end of 2002 and the whole mission period till sample retrieval on Earth will be approximately five years.  ...  We also describe the observational scenario at the asteroid, in relation to scientific goals.  ...  Kubota of the ISAS team for the collaborative work. Our thanks are also due to the NEC Corporation engineers, K. Noguchi, Y. Kiso, M. Takano, H. Hihara, H. Hosoda, M. Uo, M. Ogasawara, and H.  ... 
doi:10.1186/bf03351703 fatcat:momk4nbz4ne3hju2hrn6x7ykfq
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