Earth Resources Sensing

Diatomeya Experiment


Objective:

Investigation of stability of geographic location and configuration of boundaries of the World Ocean bioproductive water areas.

Tasks:

  • Exploration of the World Ocean areas within a latitude belt of 54 aimed at check search and determination of current coordinates of location of bioproductive water areas
  • Recording of a shape, structure and morphometric characteristics of formations contrasting in color within specified bioproductive areas of the ocean.

Flight Equipment Used:

  • Video camera Sony DSR-PD150P
    for video filming of the World Ocean bioproductive areas
  • Photographic camera Mikon F5;
  • Dictophone
  • Laptop

Consumables:

  • DIATOMEYA Kit

Expected Results:

Creation of a database on bioproductive ocean areas.

ISS Crew


Shannon Walker WALKER
Shannon



leg Novitskiy Novitskiy
leg



Petr Dubrov Dubrov
Petr



Mark Vande Hei Vande Hei
Mark



Michael Hopkins Hopkins
Michael



Victor Glover Glover
Victor



Soichi Noguchi Noguchi
Soichi