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L y n d o n B . J o t ' t m o n S p a c e C e n t e _ ' H o u s t o n . T e x a s 7 7 0 5 8

A0713 483-5111

Charl es Redmond

For Release:

RELEASE NO:

78-45

September

29,

1978

TEXAS TO BENEFIT FROM SPACE-AGE REMOTE SENSING TECHNIQUES

The Nat

ional Aeronautics and Space Administration and the State of

Texas have rec

ently signed an agreement to demonstrate the usefulness of

applying space

-age remote sensing technology to the management of Texas'

natural resour

ces.

The agr

eement outlines a three-year project which is expected to

lead to a stat

ewide natural resource information management system

dependent at l

east in part on computer-processed spacecraft data from

the Landsat ea

expected to be

of Texas.

rth

resources

satellite

series.

Costs

of

the

project

are

about $600,000 for NASA and about $750,000 for the State

Johnson Space

Center will develop, test, and evaluate approaches and

procedures for

integrating remote sensing data with more conventional

The Tex

as

Natral

Resource

Information

System

Task

Force

and

NASA's

data sources (

such

as

census

reports,

maps,

and

field

surveys).

The

purpose is to

augment and make more effective the existing information

system which a

lready serves 13 Texas natural resource management

agencies.

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