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Sovremennye problemy distantsionnogo zondirovaniya Zemli iz kosmosa


Sovremennye problemy distantsionnogo zondirovaniya Zemli iz kosmosa, 2020, Vol. 17, No. 7, pp. 94-104

Remote sensing information system describing rapidly developing natural hazards

V.P. Savorskiy 1, 2 
1 V.A. Kotelnikov Institute of Radioengineering and Electronics RAS, Fryazino Branch, Fryazino, Moscow Region, Russia
2 Space Research Institute RAS, Moscow, Russia
Accepted: 12.12.2020
DOI: 10.21046/2070-7401-2020-17-7-94-104
The paper proposes approaches to modernization of the catalog and archive systems of the Earth Remote Sensing Information System (ERS IS). The purpose of this work is to develop the ERS IS architecture to ensure its effective functioning when servicing massive requests in emergency situations. As a result, the following steps were implemented to modernize the ERS IS:
• a system for data distribution on archival media was developed and methodically substantiated in accordance with the need to increase the speed of receiving responses to potential inquiries in emergency situations, this system ensures the proactive (i. e. pre-event) operation of the ERS IS;
• a system for data distribution on archival media was developed and methodically substantiated to provide automatic response of ERS IS to a hazardous event that had occurred (i. e. this is post-event functioning of the system);
• proposals were developed for the formation of post-event and pre-event data ranks, which ensure optimal distribution of data in the ERS IS archive and inform consumers about the most suitable data granules for describing a natural disaster.
Keywords: natural hazards, remote sensing, information system, emergency
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