Introductory Remote Sensing Principles and Concepts

1st Edition

Paul Gibson, With contributions from Clare Power

Routledge
Published July 20, 2000
Textbook - 216 Pages
ISBN 9780415196468 - CAT# RU18696

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Summary

Introduction to Remote Sensing Principles and Concepts provides a comprehensive student introduction to both the theory and application of remote sensing. This textbook
* introduces the field of remote sensing and traces its historical development and evolution
* presents detailed explanations of core remote sensing principles and concepts providing the theory required for a clear understanding of remotely sensed images.
* describes important remote sensing platforms - including Landsat, SPOT and NOAA
* examines and illustrates many of the applications of remotely sensed images in various fields.
A unique World Wide Web site accompanies this textbook. Developed for the users of Netscape 3 / Internet Explorer or above, this site offers:
* over 45 full colour images with descriptions
* examples illustrating remote sensing applications for meteorology, geology, vegetation studies, urban studies and oceanography
* material from the Americas, the UK, Ireland, Africa, Australasia, Africa and Western Europe
* Image exercises, with answers
* Shorter questions and answers on remote sensing
* An online glossary of terms, links to sources of useful remote sensing information available online.

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