Practical Handbook of Remote Sensing

Practical Handbook of Remote Sensing
Author: Samantha Lavender
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 244
Release: 2015-10-28
ISBN 10: 1498704344
ISBN 13: 9781498704342
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Practical Handbook of Remote Sensing Book Review:

A Beginner's Guide to the World of Satellite DataOver a thousand active satellites are in orbit around the Earth with applications including navigation, the transmission of data and satellite remote sensing; a space-based technology providing data accessible to everyone. The Practical Handbook of Remote Sensing offers a complete understanding of th

Advanced Remote Sensing

Advanced Remote Sensing
Author: Shunlin Liang,Xiaowen Li,Jindi Wang
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 800
Release: 2012-12-06
ISBN 10: 0123859557
ISBN 13: 9780123859556
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Advanced Remote Sensing Book Review:

Advanced Remote Sensing is an application-based reference that provides a single source of mathematical concepts necessary for remote sensing data gathering and assimilation. It presents state-of-the-art techniques for estimating land surface variables from a variety of data types, including optical sensors such as RADAR and LIDAR. Scientists in a number of different fields including geography, geology, atmospheric science, environmental science, planetary science and ecology will have access to critically-important data extraction techniques and their virtually unlimited applications. While rigorous enough for the most experienced of scientists, the techniques are well designed and integrated, making the book’s content intuitive, clearly presented, and practical in its implementation. Comprehensive overview of various practical methods and algorithms Detailed description of the principles and procedures of the state-of-the-art algorithms Real-world case studies open several chapters More than 500 full-color figures and tables Edited by top remote sensing experts with contributions from authors across the geosciences

Comprehensive Remote Sensing

Comprehensive Remote Sensing
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 3134
Release: 2017-11-08
ISBN 10: 0128032219
ISBN 13: 9780128032213
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Comprehensive Remote Sensing Book Review:

Comprehensive Remote Sensing covers all aspects of the topic, with each volume edited by well-known scientists and contributed to by frontier researchers. It is a comprehensive resource that will benefit both students and researchers who want to further their understanding in this discipline. The field of remote sensing has quadrupled in size in the past two decades, and increasingly draws in individuals working in a diverse set of disciplines ranging from geographers, oceanographers, and meteorologists, to physicists and computer scientists. Researchers from a variety of backgrounds are now accessing remote sensing data, creating an urgent need for a one-stop reference work that can comprehensively document the development of remote sensing, from the basic principles, modeling and practical algorithms, to various applications. Fully comprehensive coverage of this rapidly growing discipline, giving readers a detailed overview of all aspects of Remote Sensing principles and applications Contains ‘Layered content’, with each article beginning with the basics and then moving on to more complex concepts Ideal for advanced undergraduates and academic researchers Includes case studies that illustrate the practical application of remote sensing principles, further enhancing understanding

Remote Sensing

Remote Sensing
Author: Robert A. Schowengerdt
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 522
Release: 2012-12-02
ISBN 10: 0080516106
ISBN 13: 9780080516103
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Remote Sensing Book Review:

This book is a completely updated, greatly expanded version of the previously successful volume by the author. The Second Edition includes new results and data, and discusses a unified framework and rationale for designing and evaluating image processing algorithms. Written from the viewpoint that image processing supports remote sensing science, this book describes physical models for remote sensing phenomenology and sensors and how they contribute to models for remote-sensing data. The text then presents image processing techniques and interprets them in terms of these models. Spectral, spatial, and geometric models are used to introduce advanced image processing techniques such as hyperspectral image analysis, fusion of multisensor images, and digital elevationmodel extraction from stereo imagery. The material is suited for graduate level engineering, physical and natural science courses, or practicing remote sensing scientists. Each chapter is enhanced by student exercises designed to stimulate an understanding of the material. Over 300 figuresare produced specifically for this book, and numerous tables provide a rich bibliography of the research literature.

Fundamentals of Satellite Remote Sensing

Fundamentals of Satellite Remote Sensing
Author: Emilio Chuvieco
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 432
Release: 2020-01-22
ISBN 10: 0429014457
ISBN 13: 9780429014451
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Fundamentals of Satellite Remote Sensing Book Review:

Fundamentals of Satellite Remote Sensing: An Environmental Approach, Third Edition, is a definitive guide to remote sensing systems that focuses on satellite-based remote sensing tools and methods for space-based Earth observation (EO). It presents the advantages of using remote sensing data for studying and monitoring the planet, and emphasizes concepts that make the best use of satellite data. The book begins with an introduction to the basic processes that ensure the acquisition of space-borne imagery, and provides an overview of the main satellite observation systems. It then describes visual and digital image analysis, highlights various interpretation techniques, and outlines their applications to science and management. The latter part of the book covers the integration of remote sensing with Geographic Information System (GIS) for environmental analysis. This latest edition has been written to reflect a global audience and covers the most recent advances incorporated since the publication of the previous book, relating to the acquisition and interpretation of remotely sensed data. New in the Third Edition: Includes additional illustrations in full color. Uses sample images acquired from different ecosystems at different spatial resolutions to illustrate different interpretation techniques. Includes updated EO missions, such as the third generations of geostationary meteorological satellites, the new polar orbiting platforms (Suomi), the ESA Sentinels program, and high-resolution commercial systems. Includes extended coverage of radar and LIDAR processing methods. Includes all new information on near-ground missions, including unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). Covers new ground sensors, as well as machine-learning approaches to classification. Adds more focus on land surface characterization, time series, change detection, and ecosystem processes. Extends the interactions of EO data and GIS that cover different environmental problems, with particular relevance to global observation. Fundamentals of Satellite Remote Sensing: An Environmental Approach, Third Edition, details the tools that provide global, recurrent, and comprehensive views of the processes affecting the Earth. As one of CRC’s Essential titles, this book and stands out as one of the best in its field and is a must-have for researchers, academics, students, and professionals involved in the field of environmental science, as well as for libraries developing collections on the forefront of this industry.

Introduction to Satellite Remote Sensing

Introduction to Satellite Remote Sensing
Author: William Emery,Adriano Camps
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 860
Release: 2017-08-30
ISBN 10: 0128092599
ISBN 13: 9780128092590
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Introduction to Satellite Remote Sensing Book Review:

Introduction to Satellite Remote Sensing: Atmosphere, Ocean and Land Applications is the first reference book to cover ocean applications, atmospheric applications, and land applications of remote sensing. Applications of remote sensing data are finding increasing application in fields as diverse as wildlife ecology and coastal recreation management. The technology engages electromagnetic sensors to measure and monitor changes in the earth’s surface and atmosphere. The book opens with an introduction to the history of remote sensing, starting from when the phrase was first coined. It goes on to discuss the basic concepts of the various systems, including atmospheric and ocean, then closes with a detailed section on land applications. Due to the cross disciplinary nature of the authors’ experience and the content covered, this is a must have reference book for all practitioners and students requiring an introduction to the field of remote sensing. Provides study questions at the end of each chapter to aid learning Covers all satellite remote sensing technologies, allowing readers to use the text as instructional material Includes the most recent technologies and their applications, allowing the reader to stay up-to-date Delves into laser sensing (LIDAR) and commercial satellites (DigitalGlobe) Presents examples of specific satellite missions, including those in which new technology has been introduced

Introduction to Remote Sensing Second Edition

Introduction to Remote Sensing  Second Edition
Author: Arthur P. Cracknell
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 352
Release: 2007-04-02
ISBN 10: 1420008978
ISBN 13: 9781420008975
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Introduction to Remote Sensing Second Edition Book Review:

Addressing the need for updated information in remote sensing, Introduction to Remote Sensing, Second Edition provides a full and authoritative introduction for scientists who need to know the scope, potential, and limitations in the field. The authors discuss the physical principles of common remote sensing systems and examine the processing, interpretation, and applications of data. This new edition features updated and expanded material, including greater coverage of applications from across earth, environmental, atmospheric, and oceanographic sciences. Illustrated with remotely sensed color images from satellites and aircraft, it also outlines data acquisition and analysis. New to this edition: · Details of satellite systems launched since the first edition · Sections on airborne lidar for land surveys and airborne gamma ray spectroscopy · A section on interferometric synthetic aperture radar · Expanded discussions of filtering of images · Updates to a number of recent applications, particularly some that make use of global datasets Suitable for students and professionals with some background in the physical sciences, this book comprehensively surveys the basic principles behind remote sensing physics, techniques, and technology.

Microwave Remote Sensing of Land Surfaces

Microwave Remote Sensing of Land Surfaces
Author: Nicolas Baghdadi,Mehrez Zribi
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 448
Release: 2016-11-08
ISBN 10: 0081017685
ISBN 13: 9780081017685
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Microwave Remote Sensing of Land Surfaces Book Review:

Microwave Remote Sensing of Land Surface: Techniques and Methods brings essential coverage of the space techniques of observation on continental surfaces. The authors explore major applications and provide detailed chapters on physical principles, physics of measurement, and data processing for each technique, bringing readers up-to-date descriptions of techniques used by leading scientists in the field of remote sensing and Earth observation. Presents clear-and-concise descriptions of modern methods Explores current remote sensing techniques that include physical aspects of measurement (theory) and their applications Provides physical principles, measurement, and data processing chapters that are included for each technique described

Urban Remote Sensing

Urban Remote Sensing
Author: Qihao Weng,Dale A. Quattrochi
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 432
Release: 2018-10-08
ISBN 10: 1420008803
ISBN 13: 9781420008807
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Urban Remote Sensing Book Review:

Driven by advances in technology and societal needs, the next frontier in remote sensing is urban areas. With the advent of high-resolution imagery and more capable techniques, the question has become "Now that we have the technology, how do we use it?" The need for a definitive resource that explores the technology of remote sensing and the issues it can resolve in an urban setting has never been more acute. Containing contributions from world renowned experts, Urban Remote Sensing provides a review of basic concepts, methodologies, and case studies. Each chapter demonstrates how to apply up-to-date techniques to the problems identified and how to analyze research results. Organized into five sections, this book: Focuses on data, sensors, and systems considerations as well as algorithms for urban feature extraction Analyzes urban landscapes in terms of composition and structure, especially using sub-pixel analysis techniques Presents methods for monitoring, analyzing, and modeling urban growth Illustrates various approaches to urban planning and socio-economic applications of urban remote sensing Assesses the progress made to date, identifies the existing problems and challenges, and demonstrates new developments and trends in urban remote sensing This book is ideal for upper division undergraduate and graduate students, however it can also serve as a reference for researchers or those individuals interested in the remote sensing of cities in academia, and governmental and commercial sectors. Urban Remote Sensing examines how to apply remote sensing technology to urban and suburban areas.

Remote Sensing Imagery

Remote Sensing Imagery
Author: Florence Tupin,Jordi Inglada,Jean-Marie Nicolas
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 368
Release: 2014-02-19
ISBN 10: 1118898923
ISBN 13: 9781118898925
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Remote Sensing Imagery Book Review:

Dedicated to remote sensing images, from their acquisition to theiruse in various applications, this book covers the global lifecycleof images, including sensors and acquisition systems, applicationssuch as movement monitoring or data assimilation, and image anddata processing. It is organized in three main parts. The first part presentstechnological information about remote sensing (choice of satelliteorbit and sensors) and elements of physics related to sensing(optics and microwave propagation). The second part presents imageprocessing algorithms and their specificities for radar or optical,multi and hyper-spectral images. The final part is devoted toapplications: change detection and analysis of time series,elevation measurement, displacement measurement and dataassimilation. Offering a comprehensive survey of the domain of remote sensingimagery with a multi-disciplinary approach, this book is suitablefor graduate students and engineers, with backgrounds either incomputer science and applied math (signal and image processing) orgeo-physics. About the Authors Florence Tupin is Professor at Telecom ParisTech, France. Herresearch interests include remote sensing imagery, image analysisand interpretation, three-dimensional reconstruction, and syntheticaperture radar, especially for urban remote sensingapplications. Jordi Inglada works at the Centre National d’ÉtudesSpatiales (French Space Agency), Toulouse, France, in the field ofremote sensing image processing at the CESBIO laboratory. He is incharge of the development of image processing algorithms for theoperational exploitation of Earth observation images, mainly in thefield of multi-temporal image analysis for land use and coverchange. Jean-Marie Nicolas is Professor at Telecom ParisTech in the Signaland Imaging department. His research interests include the modelingand processing of synthetic aperture radar images.

Satellite Remote Sensing for Archaeology

Satellite Remote Sensing for Archaeology
Author: Sarah H. Parcak
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 320
Release: 2009-03-31
ISBN 10: 1134060459
ISBN 13: 9781134060450
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Satellite Remote Sensing for Archaeology Book Review:

This handbook is the first comprehensive overview of the field of satellite remote sensing for archaeology and how it can be applied to ongoing archaeological fieldwork projects across the globe. It provides a survey of the history and development of the field, connecting satellite remote sensing in archaeology to broader developments in remote sensing, archaeological method and theory, cultural resource management, and environmental studies. With a focus on practical uses of satellite remote sensing, Sarah H. Parcak evaluates satellite imagery types and remote sensing analysis techniques specific to the discovery, preservation, and management of archaeological sites. Case studies from Asia, Central America, and the Middle East are explored, including Xi’an, China; Angkor Wat, Cambodia and Egypt’s floodplains. In-field surveying techniques particular to satellite remote sensing are emphasized, providing strategies for recording ancient features on the ground observed from space. The book also discusses broader issues relating to archaeological remote sensing ethics, looting prevention, and archaeological site preservation. New sensing research is included and illustrated with the inclusion of over 160 satellite images of ancient sites. With a companion website (www.routledge.com/textbooks/9780415448789) with further resources and colour images, Satellite Remote Sensing for Archaeology will provide anyone interested in scientific applications to uncovering past archaeological landscapes a foundation for future research and study.

Remote Sensing of Natural Resources

Remote Sensing of Natural Resources
Author: Guangxing Wang,Qihao Weng
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 580
Release: 2013-07-12
ISBN 10: 1466556935
ISBN 13: 9781466556935
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Remote Sensing of Natural Resources Book Review:

Highlighting new technologies, Remote Sensing of Natural Resources explores advanced remote sensing systems and algorithms for image processing, enhancement, feature extraction, data fusion, image classification, image-based modeling, image-based sampling design, map accuracy assessment and quality control. It also discusses their applications for

Remote Sensing of Geomorphology

Remote Sensing of Geomorphology
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 398
Release: 2020-04-22
ISBN 10: 0444641785
ISBN 13: 9780444641786
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Remote Sensing of Geomorphology Book Review:

Remote Sensing of Geomorphology, Volume 23, discusses the new range of remote-sensing techniques (lidar, structure from motion photogrammetry, advanced satellite platforms) that has led to a dramatic increase in terrain information, and as such provided new opportunities for a better understanding of surface morphology and related Earth surface processes. As several papers have been published (including paper reviews and special issues) on this topic, this book summarizes the major advances in remote sensing techniques for the analysis of Earth surface morphology and processes, also highlighting future challenges. Useful for MSc and PhD students, this book is also ideal for any scientists that want to have a single volume guideline to help them develop new ideas. In addition, technicians and private and public sectors working on remote sensing will find the information useful to their initiatives. Provides a useful guideline for MSc and PhD students, scientists, technicians, and land planners on the use of remote sensing in geomorphology Includes applications on specific case studies that highlight issues and benefits of one technique compared to others Presents future trends in remote sensing and geomorphology

Hyperspectral Remote Sensing

Hyperspectral Remote Sensing
Author: Ruiliang Pu
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 466
Release: 2017-08-16
ISBN 10: 1498731600
ISBN 13: 9781498731607
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Hyperspectral Remote Sensing Book Review:

Advanced imaging spectral technology and hyperspectral analysis techniques for multiple applications are the key features of the book. This book will present in one volume complete solutions from concepts, fundamentals, and methods of acquisition of hyperspectral data to analyses and applications of the data in a very coherent manner. It will help readers to fully understand basic theories of HRS, how to utilize various field spectrometers and bioinstruments, the importance of radiometric correction and atmospheric correction, the use of analysis, tools and software, and determine what to do with HRS technology and data.

Land Surface Remote Sensing

Land Surface Remote Sensing
Author: Mehrez Zribi
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 384
Release: 2016-11-08
ISBN 10: 0081012659
ISBN 13: 9780081012659
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Land Surface Remote Sensing Book Review:

Land Surface Remote Sensing: Environment and Risks explores the use of remote sensing in applications concerning the environment, including desertification and monitoring deforestation and forest fires. The first chapter covers the characterization of aerosols and gases by passive remote sensing. The next chapter presents the correlation of optical images for quantifying the deformation of the Earth's surface and geomorphological processes. The third chapter is examines remote sensing applications in the mining environment. The fourth chapter depicts the strong potential of radar imagery for volcanology and urban and mining subsidence studies. The next two chapters deal respectively with the use of remote sensing in locust control and the contribution of remote sensing to the epidemiology of infectious diseases. In the last ten years, spatial observation of the Earth—particularly continental surfaces—has expanded considerably with the launch of increasing numbers of satellites covering various applications (hydrology, biosphere, flow of surface, snow, ice, landslide, floods). This has paved the way for an explosion in the use of remote sensing data. This book offers essential coverage of space-based observation techniques for continental surfaces. The authors explore major applications and provide a corresponding detailed chapter for the physical principles, physics of measurement, and data processing requirements for each technique, bringing you up-to-date descriptions of techniques used by leading scientists in the field of remote sensing and Earth observation. Provides clear and concise descriptions of modern remote sensing methods Explores the most current remote sensing techniques with physical aspects of the measurement (theory) and their applications Provides chapters on physical principles, measurement, and data processing for each technique described Describes optical remote sensing technology, including a description of acquisition systems and measurement corrections to be made

Remote Sensing Handbook Three Volume Set

Remote Sensing Handbook   Three Volume Set
Author: Prasad Thenkabail
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 2304
Release: 2018-10-03
ISBN 10: 1482282674
ISBN 13: 9781482282672
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Remote Sensing Handbook Three Volume Set Book Review:

A volume in the three-volume Remote Sensing Handbook series, Remote Sensing of Water Resources, Disasters, and Urban Studies documents the scientific and methodological advances that have taken place during the last 50 years. The other two volumes in the series are Remotely Sensed Data Characterization, Classification, and Accuracies, and Land Reso

LiDAR Remote Sensing and Applications

LiDAR Remote Sensing and Applications
Author: Pinliang Dong,Qi Chen
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 200
Release: 2017-12-12
ISBN 10: 1351233343
ISBN 13: 9781351233347
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

LiDAR Remote Sensing and Applications Book Review:

Ideal for both undergraduate and graduate students in the fields of geography, forestry, ecology, geographic information science, remote sensing, and photogrammetric engineering, LiDAR Remote Sensing and Applications expertly joins LiDAR principles, data processing basics, applications, and hands-on practices in one comprehensive source. The LiDAR data within this book is collected from 27 areas in the United States, Brazil, Canada, Ghana, and Haiti and includes 183 figures created to introduce the concepts, methods, and applications in a clear context. It provides 11 step-by-step projects predominately based on Esri’s ArcGIS software to support seamless integration of LiDAR products and other GIS data. The first six projects are for basic LiDAR data visualization and processing and the other five cover more advanced topics: from mapping gaps in mangrove forests in Everglades National Park, Florida to generating trend surfaces for rock layers in Raplee Ridge, Utah. Features Offers a comprehensive overview of LiDAR technology with numerous applications in geography, forestry and earth science Gives necessary theoretical foundations from all pertinent subject matter areas Uses case studies and best practices to point readers to tools and resources Provides a synthesis of ongoing research in the area of LiDAR remote sensing technology Includes carefully selected illustrations and data from the authors' research projects Before every project in the book, a link is provided for users to download data

High Spatial Resolution Remote Sensing

High Spatial Resolution Remote Sensing
Author: Yuhong He,Qihao Weng
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 381
Release: 2018-06-27
ISBN 10: 0429892993
ISBN 13: 9780429892998
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

High Spatial Resolution Remote Sensing Book Review:

High spatial resolution data including those from satellite, manned aircraft, and unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) platforms provide a novel data source for addressing environmental questions with an unprecedented level of detail. To effectively utilize information contained in high spatial resolution imagery, some key questions must be addressed, including: (1) what are the challenges of using new sensors and new platforms? (2) what are the cutting-edge methods for fine-level information extraction from high spatial resolution images? and (3) how can high spatial resolution data improve the quantification and characterization of physical-environmental or human patterns and processes? The chapters in this book provide a snapshot of cutting-edge high spatial resolution remote sensing image collection, preprocessing, processing, and applications. This book intents to provide a useful benchmark for the high spatial resolution remote sensing community and inspire more studies that would address important scientific and technical challenges in use of high spatial remote sensing.

Remote Sensing of Wetlands

Remote Sensing of Wetlands
Author: Ralph W. Tiner,Megan W. Lang,Victor V. Klemas
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 574
Release: 2015-03-23
ISBN 10: 1482237385
ISBN 13: 9781482237382
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Remote Sensing of Wetlands Book Review:

Effectively Manage Wetland Resources Using the Best Available Remote Sensing TechniquesUtilizing top scientists in the wetland classification and mapping field, Remote Sensing of Wetlands: Applications and Advances covers the rapidly changing landscape of wetlands and describes the latest advances in remote sensing that have taken place over the pa

Urban High Resolution Remote Sensing

Urban High Resolution Remote Sensing
Author: Guoqing Zhou
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 344
Release: 2020-12-21
ISBN 10: 1000287696
ISBN 13: 9781000287691
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Urban High Resolution Remote Sensing Book Review:

With urbanization as a global phenomenon, there is a need for data and information about these terrains. Urban remote sensing techniques provide critical physical input and intelligence for preparing base maps, formulating planning proposals, and monitoring implementations. Likewise these methodologies help with understanding the biophysical properties, patterns, and process of urban landscapes, as well as mapping and monitoring urban land cover and spatial extent. Advanced sensor technologies and image processing methodologies such as deep learning, data mining, etc., facilitate the wide applications of remote sensing technology in urban areas. This book presents advanced image processing methods and algorithms focused on three very important roots of urban remote sensing: 3D urban modelling using different remotely sensed data, urban orthophotomap generation, and urban feature extraction, which are also today’s real challenges in high resolution remote sensing. Data generated by remote sensing, with its repetitive and synoptic viewing and multispectral capabilities, constitutes a powerful tool for mapping and monitoring emerging changes in the city's urban core, as well as in peripheral areas. Features: Provides advances in emerging methods and algorithms in image processing and technology Uses algorithms and methodologies for handling high-resolution imagery from a ground sampling distance (GSD) less than 1.0 meter Focuses on 3D urban modelling, orthorectification methodologies, and urban feature extraction algorithms from high-resolution remotely sensed imagery Demonstrates how to apply up-to-date techniques to the problems identified and how to analyze research results Presents methods and algorithms for monitoring, analyzing, and modeling urban growth, urban planning, and socio-economic developments In this book, readers are provided with valuable research studies and applications-oriented chapters in areas such as urban trees, soil moisture mapping, city transportation, urban remote sensing big data, etc.