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Multispectral Image Analysis Using the Object-Oriented Paradigm

1st Edition

Kumar Navulur
March 05, 2020

Bringing a fresh new perspective to remote sensing, object-based image analysis is a paradigm shift from the traditional pixel-based approach. Featuring various practical examples to provide understanding of this new modus operandi, Multispectral Image Analysis Using the Object-Oriented Paradigm...

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...

Advanced Environmental Monitoring with Remote Sensing Time Series Data and R

1st Edition

Alexandra Gemitzi, Nikolaos Koutsias, Venkat Lakshmi
November 27, 2019

This book provides a step-by-step guide on how to use various publicly available remotely sensed time series data sources for environmental monitoring and assessment. Readers will learn how to extract valuable information on global changes from a 20-year collection of ready-to-use remotely sensed...

Applications of Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems: Best Practices and Case Studies

1st Edition

J.B. Sharma
November 06, 2019

Advances in high spatial resolution mapping capabilities and the new rules established by the Federal Aviation Administration in the United States for the operation of Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (sUAS) have provided new opportunities to acquire aerial data at a lower cost and more safely...

Automatic Detection Algorithms of Oil Spill in Radar Images

1st Edition

Maged Marghany
October 04, 2019

Synthetic Aperture Radar Automatic Detection Algorithms (SARADA) for Oil Spills conveys the pivotal tool required to fully comprehend the advanced algorithms in radar monitoring and detection of oil spills, particularly quantum computing and algorithms as a keystone to comprehending theories and...

Cloud Computing in Remote Sensing

1st Edition

Lizhe Wang, Jining Yan, Yan Ma
June 28, 2019

This book provides the users with quick and easy data acquisition, processing, storage and product generation services. It describes the entire life cycle of remote sensing data and builds an entire high performance remote sensing data processing system framework. It also develops a series of...

Working with Map Projections: A Guide to their Selection

1st Edition

Fritz Kessler, Sarah Battersby
May 21, 2019

A map projection fundamentally impacts the mapmaking process. Working with Map Projections: A Guide to Their Selection explains why, for any given map, there isn’t a single "best" map projection. Selecting a projection is a matter of understanding the compromises and consequences of showing a 3-D...

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...

Optical Remote Sensing of Ocean Hydrodynamics

1st Edition

Victor Raizer
March 15, 2019

Optical Remote Sensing is one of the main technologies used in sea surface monitoring. Optical Remote Sensing of Ocean Hydrodynamics investigates and demonstrates capabilities of optical remote sensing technology for enhanced observations and detection of ocean environments. It provides extensive...

Atlas of Remote Sensing of the Wenchuan Earthquake

1st Edition

Guo Huadong
February 04, 2019

In May 12, 2008, the Wenchuan County earthquake caused devastating loss of human life and property. Applying all the remote sensing technology available, the Chinese Academy of Sciences immediately launched into action, making full use of its state-of-the-art facilities, remote sensing planes, and...

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