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Life Without Satellites

  • Linda Dawson
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Part of the Springer Praxis Books book series (PRAXIS)

Abstract

Our daily lives are increasingly dependent on space technology currently orbiting the Earth. As the world becomes more tech savvy, it also becomes more closely tied to the communication and timing of satellite networks. The list of activities that rely wholly or in part on the proper operation of satellites includes television signals, emergency transmissions, business transactions, military surveillance data, and weather and climate predictions and evaluations.

Keywords

Satellite disruption Global Positioning System (GPS) Time signals Jamming Spoofing LORAN Chip-Scale Atomic Clock 

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© Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2018

Authors and Affiliations

  • Linda Dawson
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  1. 1.Senior Lecturer EmeritusUniversity of WashingtonTacomaUSA

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