Land 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, height, biomass). 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 remote sensing applied to agriculture and forestry. Through this pedagogical work, the authors contribute to breaking down the barriers that hinder the use of radar imaging techniques. 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

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  • Author : Nicolas Baghdadi
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Pages : 496 pages
  • ISBN : 0081011830
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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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

Land Surface Remote Sensing
  • Author : Mehrez Zribi
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 08 November 2016
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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 Continental Hydrology

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

Thermal Remote Sensing in Land Surface Processing

Thermal Remote Sensing in Land Surface Processing
  • Author : Dale A. Quattrochi,Jeffrey C. Luvall
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 14 April 2004
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Although remote sensing is recognized as a powerful tool, less attention has been given in the past to the use of thermal, and especially thermal infrared (TIR) remote sensing. TIR data is useful for understanding the fluxes and redistribution of materials as a key aspect of land surface processes and land-atmosphere inter-relationships. This book presents studies showing this, and interprets both the prospects and problems of using TIR data in land process research, making the book useful to those wishing

A Strategy for Active Remote Sensing Amid Increased Demand for Radio Spectrum

A Strategy for Active Remote Sensing Amid Increased Demand for Radio Spectrum
  • Author : National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine,Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences,Board on Physics and Astronomy,Committee on a Survey of the Active Sensing Uses of the Radio Spectrum
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release : 21 September 2015
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Active remote sensing is the principal tool used to study and to predict short- and long-term changes in the environment of Earth - the atmosphere, the oceans and the land surfaces - as well as the near space environment of Earth. All of these measurements are essential to understanding terrestrial weather, climate change, space weather hazards, and threats from asteroids. Active remote sensing measurements are of inestimable benefit to society, as we pursue the development of a technological civilization that

Contributions of Land Remote Sensing for Decisions About Food Security and Human Health

Contributions of Land Remote Sensing for Decisions About Food Security and Human Health
  • Author : National Research Council,Division on Earth and Life Studies,Board on Earth Sciences and Resources,Geographical Sciences Committee,Committee on the Earth System Science for Decisions About Human Welfare: Contributions of Remote Sensing
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release : 13 December 2006
GET THIS BOOKContributions of Land Remote Sensing for Decisions About Food Security and Human Health

Land remote sensing: the use of space-based satellite technologies to obtain information on environmental variables such as land-use and land-covering combination with other types of data can provide information on changes in the Earth's surface and atmosphere that are critical for forecasting and responding to human welfare issues, such as disease outbreaks, food shortages, and floods. This book summarizes a workshop on the potential contributions of remotely sensed data to land-use and land-cover change and ways to use physical, biological,

Land Resources Monitoring, Modeling, and Mapping with Remote Sensing

Land Resources Monitoring, Modeling, and Mapping with Remote Sensing
  • Author : Ph.D., Prasad S. Thenkabail
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 02 October 2015
GET THIS BOOKLand Resources Monitoring, Modeling, and Mapping with Remote Sensing

A volume in the three-volume Remote Sensing Handbook series, Land Resources Monitoring, Modeling, and Mapping with Remote Sensing documents the scientific and methodological advances that have taken place during the last 50 years. The other two volumes in the series are Remotely Sensed Data Characterization, Classification, and Accuracies, and Remo

Advances in Remote Sensing for Natural Resource Monitoring

Advances in Remote Sensing for Natural Resource Monitoring
  • Author : Prem C. Pandey,Laxmi K. Sharma
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 01 February 2021
GET THIS BOOKAdvances in Remote Sensing for Natural Resource Monitoring

Sustainable management of natural resources is an urgent need, given the changing climatic conditions of Earth systems. The ability to monitor natural resources precisely and accurately is increasingly important. New and advanced remote sensing tools and techniques are continually being developed to monitor and manage natural resources in an effective way. Remote sensing technology uses electromagnetic sensors to record, measure and monitor even small variations in natural resources. The addition of new remote sensing datasets, processing techniques and software makes

Hyperspectral Remote Sensing

Hyperspectral Remote Sensing
  • Author : Prem Chandra Pandey,Prashant K. Srivastava,Heiko Balzter,Bimal Bhattacharya,George P. Petropoulos
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 05 August 2020
GET THIS BOOKHyperspectral Remote Sensing

Hyperspectral Remote Sensing: Theory and Applications offers the latest information on the techniques, advances and wide-ranging applications of hyperspectral remote sensing, such as forestry, agriculture, water resources, soil and geology, among others. The book also presents hyperspectral data integration with other sources, such as LiDAR, Multi-spectral data, and other remote sensing techniques. Researchers who use this resource will be able to understand and implement the technology and data in their respective fields. As such, it is a valuable reference for

The SAGE Handbook of Remote Sensing

The SAGE Handbook of Remote Sensing
  • Author : Timothy A Warner,M Duane Nellis,Giles M Foody
  • Publisher : SAGE
  • Release : 18 June 2009
GET THIS BOOKThe SAGE Handbook of Remote Sensing

'A magnificent achievement. A who's who of contemporary remote sensing have produced an engaging, wide-ranging and scholarly review of the field in just one volume' - Professor Paul Curran, Vice-Chancellor, Bournemouth University Remote Sensing acquires and interprets small or large-scale data about the Earth from a distance. Using a wide range of spatial, spectral, temporal, and radiometric scales Remote Sensing is a large and diverse field for which this Handbook will be the key research reference. Organized in four key

Microwave Remote Sensing of Land Surfaces

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

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