Remote Sensing Image Fusion: A Practical Guide

Christine Pohl, John van Genderen

CRC Press
Published September 27, 2016
Reference - 266 Pages - 90 Color Illustrations
ISBN 9781498730020 - CAT# K26108

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  • The single source reference work for anyone working on any aspect of remote sensing image fusion
  • Easy to understand and implement; no prior knowledge required
  • Contains all background information, technical details and applications
  • Provides detailed mathematical background and algorithms of remote sensing image fusion techniques
  • Includes concept and discussion on quality assessment of RSIF
  • Helps in data selection, lists application requirements and assists in choosing a suitable image fusion technique
  • Covers many Earth observation applications in a multi-sensor context, relevant to many different disciplines, e.g. mapping, agriculture, forestry, urban planning, hazard monitoring, geology, mineral exploitation, and others
  • Gives an overview of the sensors, applications, definitions and categorizes RSIF techniques
  • Discusses current trends and future developments in image and data fusion. Topics such as data mining, big data, 3-D fusion, cloud computing and the ‘Internet of Things' are explained.


Remote Sensing Image Fusion: A Practical Guide gives an introduction to remote sensing image fusion providing an overview on the sensors and applications. It describes data selection, application requirements and the choice of a suitable image fusion technique. It comprises a diverse selection of successful image fusion cases that are relevant to other users and other areas of interest around the world. The book helps newcomers to obtain a quick start into the practical value and benefits of multi-sensor image fusion. Experts will find this book useful to obtain an overview on the state of the art and understand current constraints that need to be solved in future research efforts. For industry professionals the book can be a great introduction and basis to understand multisensor remote sensing image exploitation and the development of commercialized image fusion software from a practical perspective. The book concludes with a chapter on current trends and future developments in remote sensing image fusion. Along with the book, RSIF website provides additional up-to-date information in the field.


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