INTRODUCTION


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INTRODUCTION
1010600INTRODUCTIONIntegrated sensors and control systems are the way of the future. In times of disaster, even the most isolated outposts can be linked directly into the public telephone network by portable versions of satellite earth stations called very small aperture terminals (VSATs). They play a vital role in relief efforts such as those for the eruption of Mount Pinatubo in the Philippines, the massive oil spill in Valdez, Alaska, the 90,000-acre fire in the Idaho forest, and Hurricane Andrew’s destruction in south Florida and the coast of Louisiana.LID…
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Sabrie Soloman: Sensors Handbook, Second Edition. INTRODUCTION, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2010 1999), AccessEngineering Export