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Fundamentals of Satellite Remote Sensing: An Environmental Approach, Third Edition

3rd Edition

Emilio Chuvieco
February 05, 2020

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...

Multi-sensor System Applications in the Everglades Ecosystem

1st Edition

Caiyun Zhang
January 14, 2020

This book explores the applicability of multiple remote sensors to acquire information relevant to restoration and conservation efforts in wetlands using data collected from airborne and space multispectral/hyperspectral sensors, light detection and ranging (LiDAR), Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS),...

SAR Image Interpretation for Various Land Covers: A Practical Guide

1st Edition

Elizabeth L. Simms
December 16, 2019

This full color book is a comprehensive visual reference for the interpretation of synthetic aperture radar (SAR) images with examples of how technological specifications may affect interpretation solutions. It contains a summary review of image acquisition parameters of consequence on the visual...

Atmospheric Research in Antarctica: Present Status and Thrust Areas in Climate Change

1st Edition

Neloy Khare
December 02, 2019

Atmospheric Research in Antarctica: Present Status and Thrust Areas in Climate Change represents a panoramic view of the developments in the field of Antarctic atmospheric sciences and meteorology broadly covering geomagnetism and aeronomy, middle atmospheric studies and global and climate change...

Basic Environmental Data Analysis for Scientists and Engineers

1st Edition

Ralph R.B. Von Frese
November 27, 2019

Classroom tested and the result of over 30 years of teaching and research, this textbook is an invaluable tool for undergraduate and graduate data analysis courses in environmental sciences and engineering. It is also a useful reference on modern digital data analysis for the extensive and growing...

Geographic Information Systems to Spatial Data Infrastructures: A Global Perspective

1st Edition

Ian Masser
October 08, 2019

This book draws on author’s wealth of knowledge working on numerous projects across many countries. It provides a clear overview of the development of the SDI concept and SDI worldwide implementation and brings a logical chronological approach to the linkage of GIS technology with SDI enabling data...

Sustainable Energy and Environment: An Earth System Approach

1st Edition

Sandeep Narayan Kundu, Muhammad Nawaz
September 23, 2019

Here is a comprehensive introductory discussion of Earth, energy, and the environment in an integrated manner that will lead to an appreciation of our complex planet. The book looks at Earth from the perspective of a livable planet and elaborates on the surface and subsurface processes and the...

Classical Mechanics in Geophysical Fluid Dynamics

1st Edition

Osamu Morita
August 26, 2019

This textbook for senior undergraduate and graduate students outlines and provides links between classical mechanics and geophysical fluid dynamics. It is particularly suitable for the mechanics and fluids dynamics courses of geophysics, meteorology, or oceanography students as well as serving as a...

Spatial Thinking in Environmental Contexts: Maps, Archives, and Timelines

1st Edition

Sandra Lach Arlinghaus, Joseph J. Kerski, Ann Evans Larimore, Matthew Naud
August 15, 2019

Spatial Thinking in Environmental Contexts: Maps, Archives, and Timelines cultivates the spatial thinking "habit of mind" as a critical geographical view of how the world works, including how environmental systems function, and how we can approach and solve environmental problems using maps,...

Image Analysis, Classification and Change Detection in Remote Sensing: With Algorithms for Python, Fourth Edition

4th Edition

Morton John Canty
March 20, 2019

Image Analysis, Classification and Change Detection in Remote Sensing: With Algorithms for Python, Fourth Edition, is focused on the development and implementation of statistically motivated, data-driven techniques for digital image analysis of remotely sensed imagery and it features a tight...

Fire Effects on Soil Properties

1st Edition

Paulo Pereira, Jorge Mataix-Solera, Xavier Úbeda, Guillermo Rein, Artemi Cerdà, Guillermo Rein
February 12, 2019

Wildland fires are occurring more frequently and affecting more of Earth's surface than ever before. These fires affect the properties of soils and the processes by which they form, but the nature of these impacts has not been well understood. Given that healthy soil is necessary to sustain...

Geographical Information Science

1st Edition

Narayan Panigrahi
February 07, 2019

Over the last decade, GIS (geographical information systems) has established itself as a collaborative information processing system that is increasing in popularity. Yet this interdisciplinary field is not available to the vast community of students and academicians as a subject of study.This book...

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