Space Science and Communication for Sustainability

Editors: Suparta, Wayan, Abdullah, Mardina, Ismail, Mahamod (Eds.)

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  • Highlights new findings in the field, in conjunction with the 2017 International Conference on Space Science and Communication (IconSpace2017), held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on 3-5 May 2017
  • Presents recent topics in the area of space science sustainability, which has become a subject of great importance
  • A unique resource for researchers, students, and professionals in the field of space science and communications
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This book addresses space science and communication – one of the main pillars of space science sustainability, an area that has recently become of great importance. In this regard, research and development play a crucial role in sustainability development. However, obtaining essential data in the physical world to interpret the universe and to predict what could happen in the future is a challenging undertaking. Accordingly, providing valid information to understand trends, evaluate needs, and create sustainable development policies and programs in the best interest of all the people is indispensable.

This book was prepared in conjunction with the fifth meeting of the 2017 International Conference on Space Science and Communication (IconSpace2017), held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on 3-5 May 2017 to introduce graduate stuandents, researchers, lecturers, engineers, geospatialists, meteorologists, climatologists, astronomers and practitioners to the latest applications of space science, telecommunications, meteorology, remote sensing and related fields. The individual papers discuss a broad range of space science and technology applications, e.g. the formation of global warming from space, environmental and remote sensing, communication systems, and smart materials for space applications.

About the authors

Wayan Suparta received his PhD in Electrical, Electronic and Systems Engineering from the Faculty of Engineering, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM). He was appointed as a senior lecturer (July 2008 - March 2012) and an associate professor (April 2012 - March 2017) at the Space Science Centre (ANGKASA), Institute of Climate Change, UKM. He is currently working as an SciTech and Education Consultant at the private company. His research interests involve Space Meteorology, Artificial Neural Network Applications and Communications (Remote Sensing). He has had frequent collaborations with academic centers such as the National Institute of Polar Research (NIPR) Japan, Science Institute of University of Iceland, the University of Canterbury New Zealand, and the Instituto Antártico Argentino (IAA). The results of his scientific research have been published in over 100 articles, four book chapters, and three books.

Mardina Abdullah is a Professor at

the Department of Electrical, Electronics and Systems Engineering, Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM). She is the Head of the Space Science Centre (ANGKASA), Institute of Climate Change, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM). Her primary research interests are in ionospheric research & navigation satellites (global positioning system, GPS) and industrial engineering.

Mahamod Ismail joined the Department of Electrical, Electronics and Systems Engineering, Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) in 1985. He is the former Head of the Department and a Professor of Communication Engineering. He received his BSc in Electrical and Electronics from the University of Strathclyde, UK in 1985, his MSc in Communication Engineering and Digital Electronics from the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology (UMIST), Manchester, UK in 1987, and his PhD from the University of Bradford, UK in 1996. He was with the first Malaysia Microsatellite TiungSat Team Engineers in Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd. UK from June 1997 until March 1998. In the summer semester 2003, he served as a Guest Professor of Computer Engineering at the University of Duisburg-Essen, Duisburg, Germany funded by the German Academic Exchange Services (DAAD). His research interests include mobile and satellite communication and wireless networking, especially radio resource management for next-generation wireless communication networks. He is a Senior Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (SMIEEE), USA and served as Chair of the IEEE’s Malaysia Section from 2011 to 2012.

Table of contents (28 chapters)

Table of contents (28 chapters)
  • Characterization of Lightning Energy During Summer and Winter of 2014–2015 Over the Antarctic Peninsula

    Pages 1-10

    Suparta, Wayan (et al.)

  • Parametric Studies of ANFIS Family Capability for Thunderstorm Prediction

    Pages 11-21

    Suparta, Wayan (et al.)

  • Performance and Evaluation of Eight Cloud Models on Earth—Space Path for a Tropical Station

    Pages 23-35

    Omotosho, Temidayo Victor (et al.)

  • Comparison of In situ Observation, NOAA-AIRS Satellite and MACC Model on Surface Ozone Over the Ushuaia, Southern Ocean and Antarctic Peninsula Region

    Pages 37-45

    Nadzir, M. S. M. (et al.)

  • A Brief Review: Response of the Ionosphere to Solar Activity Over Malaysia

    Pages 47-56

    Bahari, Siti Aminah (et al.)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Space Science and Communication for Sustainability
Editors
  • Wayan Suparta
  • Mardina Abdullah
  • Mahamod Ismail
Copyright
2018
Publisher
Springer Singapore
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd.
eBook ISBN
978-981-10-6574-3
DOI
10.1007/978-981-10-6574-3
Hardcover ISBN
978-981-10-6573-6
Softcover ISBN
978-981-13-4905-8
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
IX, 348
Number of Illustrations
42 b/w illustrations, 181 illustrations in colour
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