Land Surface Remote Sensing

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 radar imagery for volcanology and urban and mining subsidence studies. The next two chapters deal respectively with the use of remote sensing in locust control and the contribution of remote sensing to the epidemiology of infectious diseases. In the last ten years, spatial observation of the Earth—particularly continental surfaces—has expanded considerably with the launch of increasing numbers of satellites covering various applications (hydrology, biosphere, flow of surface, snow, ice, landslide, floods). This has paved the way for an explosion in the use of remote sensing data. This book offers essential coverage of space-based observation techniques for continental surfaces. The authors explore major applications and provide a corresponding detailed chapter for the physical principles, physics of measurement, and data processing requirements for each technique, bringing you up-to-date descriptions of techniques used by leading scientists in the field of remote sensing and Earth observation. 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 : Mehrez Zribi
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Pages : 384 pages
  • ISBN : 0081012659
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Land Surface Remote Sensing

Land Surface Remote Sensing
  • Author : Mehrez Zribi
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 08 November 2016
GET THIS BOOKLand Surface Remote Sensing

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

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
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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,

Microwave Remote Sensing of Land Surfaces

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

Land Surface Remote Sensing in Urban and Coastal Areas

Land Surface Remote Sensing in Urban and Coastal Areas
  • Author : Nicolas Baghdadi,Mehrez Zribi
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 19 September 2016
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For a long time, the dynamics of urban and coastal areas have been the focus of administrators and decision makers in charge of public policy in order to better take into account anthropogenic pressure and the impact of climate change. This volume presents applications of remote sensing in urban environments and coastal zones, including the use of remote sensing in city planning (urban expansion, light pollution, air quality, etc.), observation of the properties of ocean color, the study of coastal

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

Quantitative Remote Sensing of Land Surfaces

Quantitative Remote Sensing of Land Surfaces
  • Author : Shunlin Liang
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 11 March 2005
GET THIS BOOKQuantitative Remote Sensing of Land Surfaces

Processing the vast amounts of data on the Earth's land surface environment generated by NASA's and other international satellite programs is a significant challenge. Filling a gap between the theoretical, physically-based modelling and specific applications, this in-depth study presents practical quantitative algorithms for estimating various land surface variables from remotely sensed observations. A concise review of the basic principles of optical remote sensing as well as practical algorithms for estimating land surface variables quantitatively from remotely sensed observations. Emphasizes both

Land Surface Remote Sensing

Land Surface Remote Sensing
  • Author : Baghdadi Nicolas,Mehrez Zribi
  • Publisher : Iste Press - Elsevier
  • Release : 01 November 2016
GET THIS BOOKLand Surface Remote Sensing

" 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

Remote Sensing Time Series

Remote Sensing Time Series
  • Author : Claudia Kuenzer,Stefan Dech,Wolfgang Wagner
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 28 April 2015
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This volume comprises an outstanding variety of chapters on Earth Observation based time series analyses, undertaken to reveal past and current land surface dynamics for large areas. What exactly are time series of Earth Observation data? Which sensors are available to generate real time series? How can they be processed to reveal their valuable hidden information? Which challenges are encountered on the way and which pre-processing is needed? And last but not least: which processes can be observed? How are

Remote Sensing of Energy Fluxes and Soil Moisture Content

Remote Sensing of Energy Fluxes and Soil Moisture Content
  • Author : George Petropoulos
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 28 October 2013
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Integrating decades of research conducted by leading scientists in the field, Remote Sensing of Energy Fluxes and Soil Moisture Content provides an overview of state-of-the-art methods and modeling techniques employed for deriving spatio-temporal estimates of energy fluxes and soil surface moisture from remote sensing. It also underscores the range

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
GET THIS BOOKA Strategy for Active Remote Sensing Amid Increased Demand for Radio Spectrum

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

Advanced Remote Sensing

Advanced Remote Sensing
  • Author : Shunlin Liang,Xiaowen Li,Jindi Wang
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 06 December 2012
GET THIS BOOKAdvanced Remote Sensing

Advanced Remote Sensing is an application-based reference that provides a single source of mathematical concepts necessary for remote sensing data gathering and assimilation. It presents state-of-the-art techniques for estimating land surface variables from a variety of data types, including optical sensors such as RADAR and LIDAR. Scientists in a number of different fields including geography, geology, atmospheric science, environmental science, planetary science and ecology will have access to critically-important data extraction techniques and their virtually unlimited applications. While rigorous enough