Asked in TelecommunicationsArtificial Satellites
How satellite are used for disaster management?
November 26, 2008 5:51AM
Satellite imagery can be used to identify the extent of a disaster, such as the overhead photos of the tsunami area in the Indian Ocean.
Satellite communications allow emergency personnel to communicate across oceans or mountain ranges.
Aircraft or ships in distress can be located and identified using satellite-enabled Search and Rescue systems.