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Chapter 10: Earth Observation Instrumentation

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Category: Electronics

Definition:

Standards specific to the design and interfacing of analog, digital, and mixed signal electronic circuits and systems.

  

  

Category: Materials

Definition:

Standards specific to the characteristics and performance of raw materials used in building Earth Observation systems.

  

  

Category: Mechanical

Definition:

Standards specific to the physical construction and operation of instrumentation.

  

  

Category: Sensors

Definition:

Standards specific to the deployment, management, calibration, validation, and operation of sensors used in Earth Observation systems.

  

  

Category: Subsystem Interconnects

Definition:

Standards specific to a physical layer's mechanical and electrical characteristics, algorithms, and protocols of connections within systems which implement application-specific functions between multiple heterogeneous components through a set of communication and synchronization primitives.

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Alternate Definition: “Standards specifying mechanical and electrical characteristics of an on-chip (NoC), board-level, or macro-subsystem-level communication network with hardware and software components which jointly implement key functions of different SoC, board, or macro-subsystem programming models through a set of communication and synchronization primitives and provide low-level platform services to enable advanced features in modern heterogeneous applications on a single die, board, or macro-subsystem.”

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