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Optical Remote Sensing of Land Surface

Optical Remote Sensing of Land Surface
  • Author : Nicolas Baghdadi
  • Publsiher : Elsevier
  • Release : 13 September 2016
  • ISBN : 0081011849
  • Pages : 388 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 ratings
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The considerable progress in instrumentation and in the development of methods for the processing and analysis of data places remote sensing at the center of various international programs for the surveillance and tracking of climatic and anthropogenic changes and effects on the environment. This volume presents optical imaging and LiDAR systems: their instrumentation, physics of measurement, processing methods and data analysis. The estimation of a digital terrain model based on optical images and LiDAR data is also discussed. This book, part of a set of six volumes, has been produced by scientists who are internationally renowned in their fields. It is addressed to students (engineers, Masters, PhD), engineers and scientists, specialists in Earth observation techniques and imaging systems. Through this pedagogical work, the authors contribute to breaking down the barriers that hinder the use of Earth observation data. 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


Optical Remote Sensing of Land Surface

Optical Remote Sensing of Land Surface
  • Author : Nicolas Baghdadi,Mehrez Zribi
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 13 September 2016
GET THIS BOOKOptical Remote Sensing of Land Surface

The considerable progress in instrumentation and in the development of methods for the processing and analysis of data places remote sensing at the center of various international programs for the surveillance and tracking of climatic and anthropogenic changes and effects on the environment. This volume presents optical imaging and LiDAR systems: their instrumentation, physics of measurement, processing methods and data analysis. The estimation of a digital terrain model based on optical images and LiDAR data is also discussed. This book,


Microwave Remote Sensing of Land Surfaces

Microwave Remote Sensing of Land Surfaces
  • Author : Nicolas Baghdadi,Mehrez Zribi
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 08 November 2016
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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


Quantitative Remote Sensing of Land Surfaces

Quantitative Remote Sensing of Land Surfaces
  • Author : Shunlin Liang
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 11 March 2005
GET THIS BOOKQuantitative Remote Sensing of Land Surfaces

Processing the vast amounts of data on the Earth's land surface environment generated by NASA's and other international satellite programs is a significant challenge. Filling a gap between the theoretical, physically-based modelling and specific applications, this in-depth study presents practical quantitative algorithms for estimating various land surface variables from remotely sensed observations. A concise review of the basic principles of optical remote sensing as well as practical algorithms for estimating land surface variables quantitatively from remotely sensed observations. Emphasizes both


Land Surface Remote Sensing

Land Surface Remote Sensing
  • Author : Mehrez Zribi
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 08 November 2016
GET THIS BOOKLand Surface Remote Sensing

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


Land Surface Remote Sensing in Agriculture and Forest

Land Surface Remote Sensing in Agriculture and Forest
  • Author : Nicolas Baghdadi,Mehrez Zribi
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 15 September 2016
GET THIS BOOKLand Surface Remote Sensing in Agriculture and Forest

The environmental and economic importance of monitoring forests and agricultural resources has allowed remote sensing to be increasingly in the development of products and services responding to user needs. This volume presents the main applications in remote sensing for agriculture and forestry, including the primary soil properties, the estimation of the vegetation’s biophysical variables, methods for mapping land cover, the contribution of remote sensing for crop and water monitoring, and the estimation of the forest cover properties (cover dynamic,


Land Surface Remote Sensing in Continental Hydrology

Land Surface Remote Sensing in Continental Hydrology
  • Author : Nicolas Baghdadi,Mehrez Zribi
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 19 September 2016
GET THIS BOOKLand Surface Remote Sensing in Continental Hydrology

The continental hydrological cycle is one of the least understood components of the climate system. The understanding of the different processes involved is important in the fields of hydrology and meteorology. In this volume the main applications for continental hydrology are presented, including the characterization of the states of continental surfaces (water state, snow cover, etc.) using active and passive remote sensing, monitoring the Antarctic ice sheet and land water surface heights using radar altimetry, the characterization of redistributions of


Remote Sensing Time Series

Remote Sensing Time Series
  • Author : Claudia Kuenzer,Stefan Dech,Wolfgang Wagner
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 28 April 2015
GET THIS BOOKRemote Sensing Time Series

This volume comprises an outstanding variety of chapters on Earth Observation based time series analyses, undertaken to reveal past and current land surface dynamics for large areas. What exactly are time series of Earth Observation data? Which sensors are available to generate real time series? How can they be processed to reveal their valuable hidden information? Which challenges are encountered on the way and which pre-processing is needed? And last but not least: which processes can be observed? How are


Remote Sensing

Remote Sensing
  • Author : Robert A. Schowengerdt
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 02 December 2012
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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


Introduction to Satellite Remote Sensing

Introduction to Satellite Remote Sensing
  • Author : William Emery,Adriano Camps
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 30 August 2017
GET THIS BOOKIntroduction to Satellite Remote Sensing

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


Advanced Remote Sensing

Advanced Remote Sensing
  • Author : Shunlin Liang,Xiaowen Li,Jindi Wang
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 06 December 2012
GET THIS BOOKAdvanced Remote Sensing

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


Microwave Radiometry and Remote Sensing of the Earth's Surface and Atmosphere

Microwave Radiometry and Remote Sensing of the Earth's Surface and Atmosphere
  • Author : Paulo Pampaloni,S. Paloscia
  • Publisher : VSP
  • Release : 04 March 2021
GET THIS BOOKMicrowave Radiometry and Remote Sensing of the Earth's Surface and Atmosphere

This book contains a selection of refereed papers presented at the 6 Specialist Meeting on Microwave Radiometry and Remote Sensing of the Environment held in Florence, Italy on March 15-18, 1999. Over the last two decades, passive microwave remote sensing has made considerable progress, and has achieved significant results in the study of the Earth's surface and atmosphere. Many years of observations with ground-based and satellite-borne sensors have made an important contribution to improving our knowledge of many geophysical processes of the


Remote Sensing of Energy Fluxes and Soil Moisture Content

Remote Sensing of Energy Fluxes and Soil Moisture Content
  • Author : George Petropoulos
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 28 October 2013
GET THIS BOOKRemote Sensing of Energy Fluxes and Soil Moisture Content

Integrating decades of research conducted by leading scientists in the field, Remote Sensing of Energy Fluxes and Soil Moisture Content provides an overview of state-of-the-art methods and modeling techniques employed for deriving spatio-temporal estimates of energy fluxes and soil surface moisture from remote sensing. It also underscores the range


Global LAnd Surface Satellite (GLASS) Products

Global LAnd Surface Satellite (GLASS) Products
  • Author : Shunlin Liang,Xiaotong Zhang,Zhiqiang Xiao,Jie Cheng,Qiang Liu,Xiang Zhao
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 05 November 2013
GET THIS BOOKGlobal LAnd Surface Satellite (GLASS) Products

This book describes the algorithms, validation and preliminary analysis of the Global LAnd Surface Satellite (GLASS) products, a long-term, high-quality dataset that is now freely available worldwide to government organizations and agencies, scientific research institutions, students and members of the general public. The GLASS products include leaf area index, broadband albedo, broadband emissivity, downward shortwave radiation and photosynthetically active radiation. The first three GLASS products cover 1981 to 2012 with 1km and 5km spatial resolutions and 8-day temporal resolution, and the last


Hyperspectral Remote Sensing

Hyperspectral Remote Sensing
  • Author : Ruiliang Pu
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 16 August 2017
GET THIS BOOKHyperspectral Remote Sensing

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,


Comprehensive Remote Sensing

Comprehensive Remote Sensing
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 08 November 2017
GET THIS BOOKComprehensive Remote Sensing

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.