Stability of Geographical Position and Configuration of Borders of Bioproductive Water Zones of the World Oceans, Observations by Orbiting Station Crews (Diatomeya (Diatom)) - 12.03.13
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Diatomeya ocean observations program.
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Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos)Sponsoring Organization
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Information PendingISS Expedition Duration:
November 2000 - April 2009Expeditions Assigned
1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,13,14,15,16,17,18Previous ISS Missions
Investigation of stability of geographic location and configuration of boundaries of the World Ocean bioproductive water areas.
Information PendingEarth Applications
Photographic camera Mikon F5, Dictophone, Laptop DIATOMEYA Kit, Video camera Sony DSR-PD150P for video filming of the World Ocean bioproductive areas.Operational Protocols
Exploration of the World Ocean areas within a latitude belt of + or - 54 degrees aimed at check search and determination of current coordinates of location of bioproductive water areas. Recording of a shape, structure and morphometric characteristics of formations contrasting in color within specified bioproductive areas of the ocean.
Creation of a database on bioproductive ocean areas.
Vinogradov PV, Kaleri AY, Yevgushchenko AN, Koprova LI, Tishchenko YG. Scientific observations of the ocean from space onboard the International Space Station.Kosmonavtika i Raketostroenie (Cosmonautics and Rocket-Building). 2007; 49(4): 85-90.
Armand NA, Zavyalov PO, Yevgushchenko AN, Koprova LI, Tishchenko YG. Results of ocean observations from space under the “Diatomeya” space experiment program on the ISS RS.Fundamental Space Research; Latest Developments in the Field of Geoecological Monitoring of the Black Sea Region and Outlooks on Implementing Them, Solnechnyy bereg, Bulgaria; 2008 September 22-27
Ground Based Results Publications
A picture taken during the Diatomeya experiment.
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NASA Image: ISS020E014498 - Earth observation taken as part of Seiner operations by the Expedition 20 crew aboard the International Space Station (ISS). Seiner is a test of information support procedure by the ISS Russian Segment crews in full-scale conditions for scientific-searching and fishing operations performed by State Fishery Committee ships in the World ocean waters.
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