Accession Number : ADP001990

Title :   The Colombian Remote Sensing Program,


Personal Author(s) : Rivera Hermida,H.

Report Date : JUN 1982

Pagination or Media Count : 16

Abstract : This report describes the remote sensing activities in the study and evaluation of natural resources in Colombia. It summarizes all the information related to these activities, their use, and development during the last ten years, indicating the present situation, and placing special emphasis upon short range plans and projects. The first part of this report discusses remote sensing in Colombia and the experiences and accomplishments of CIAF in this field. Then, the relationship of the Colombian Remote Sensing Program vs. other national plans for development is described. The main plans we refer to are: Plan de Integracion Nacional, (PIN), Programa de Desarrollo Rural Integrado, (DRI), Plan Nacional de Alimentacion y Nutricion (PAN) and Politica Nacional de Ciencia y Tecnologia. The goals and organization of the program are presented in the last part of this report, together with the description of those activities deemed necessary for performing them.

Descriptors :   *Aerial photography, Colombia

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE