The systematic observation ofaerospace, surface or subsurface areas, places, persons,, or things, by visual, aural, photographic, or other means.
The systematic ongoing collection, collation and analysis of data for public health purposes and the timely dissemination of public health information for assessment and public health response as necessary.
Continuous analysis, interpretation and feedback of systematically collected data for the detection of trends in the occurrence or spread of a disease, based on practical and standardized methods of notification or registration. Sources of data may be related directly to disease or factors influencing disease.
An observation procedure that includes tactical observations, strategic warning, and
meteorological assessments, by optical, infrared, radar, and radiometric sensors on
space-borne and terrestrial platforms.
In medicine, the ongoing collection of information about a disease, such as cancer, in a certain group of people. The information collected may include where the disease occurs in a population and whether it affects people of a certain gender, age or ethnic group.
An essential aspect of the IMF’s responsibilities associated with overseeing the policies of its members in complying with their obligations specified in the Articles of Agreement in order to ensure the effective operation of the international monetary system.
Surveillance has been defined 19 different ways in documents like OPSEC Glossary of Terms, Global Glossary on Donation and Transplantation, Climate Change and Human Health - Risks and Responses, and 7 more.