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Legal and Commercial Aspects of Data Gathering by Remote Sensing

Bin Cheng

in Studies in International Space Law

Published in print December 1997 | ISBN: 9780198257301
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191681745 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198257301.003.0022
Legal and Commercial Aspects of Data Gathering by Remote Sensing

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This chapter discusses the use of remote sensing satellites from the perspective of international law. It considers the following issues: sovereignty, data gathering from outer space, capability and uses of remote sensing, commercialization and commercial prospects of remote sensing, and United Nations principles on remote sensing.

Keywords: remote sensing; international law; space law; sovereignty; data gathering

Chapter.  12110 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Public International Law

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