Koltunov is Associate Project Scientist, Center for Spatial Technologies and Remote Sensing (CSTARS
), UC Davis; E.
"Within days of the DeepWater Horizon platform disaster, CSTARS
tasked more than 15 dedicated satellites with weather-independent image collection of the area of the oil spill," says Dr.
"With MERIS and ASAR, Envisat can image both the ocean and atmosphere pretty much simultaneously, which is a very useful capability during hurricane season," said Hans Graber, Professor of Applied Marine Physics at the University of Miami and Co-Director of CSTARS.
Simultaneous MERIS and ASAR acquisitions are planned for Friday by CSTARS, even as the storm comes closer to predicted landfall the following morning.
With its Comprizon.Buy foundation, CSTARS provides Commerce with a powerful, easy-to-use system that manages and integrates the entire procurement process, from requisition through solicitation, award, and contract close-out.
"The Department of Commerce's implementation of its CSTARS procurement system illustrates the agency's vision and foresight," said Ken Johnson, CACI, Inc.
The CSTARS roll-out is a significant demonstration of CACI's capability to rapidly transition an organization into a new Internet-based environment.