Introduction to Remote Sensing, Third Edition / Edition 3

Introduction to Remote Sensing, Third Edition / Edition 3

by James B. Campbell
     
 


Now in its revised and updated third edition, this comprehensive introductory text presents a timely overview of the most widely used forms of remote sensing imagery and their applications in plant sciences, hydrology, earth sciences, and land-use analysis. The third edition features new coverage of lidar technology, radar interferometry, and the present… See more details below

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Now in its revised and updated third edition, this comprehensive introductory text presents a timely overview of the most widely used forms of remote sensing imagery and their applications in plant sciences, hydrology, earth sciences, and land-use analysis. The third edition features new coverage of lidar technology, radar interferometry, and the present generation of satellite sensors, as well as other topics of current significance. Integrating knowledge from the many fields that contribute to remote sensing, the text is richly illustrated with 28 color plates and more than 380 black-and-white images and figures.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781572306400
Publisher:
Guilford Publications, Inc.
Publication date:
03/20/2002
Edition description:
Third Edition
Pages:
621
Product dimensions:
7.25(w) x 10.26(h) x 1.44(d)

Table of Contents


Preface
List of Tables
List of Figures
List of Plates
PART I. FOUNDATIONS
1. History and Scope of Remote Sensing
2. Electromagentic Radiation
PART II. IMAGE ACQUISITION
3. Photographic Sensors
4. Digital Data
5. Image Interpretation
6. Land Observations Satellites
7. Active Microwave and Lidar
8. Thermal Radiation
9. Image Resolution
PART III. ANALYSIS
10. Preprocessing
11. Image Classification
12. Field Data
13. Accuracy Assessment
14. Hyperspectral Remote Sensing
PART IV. APPLICATIONS
15. Geographic Information Systems
16. Plant Sciences
17. Earth Sciences
18. Hydrospheric Sciences
19. Land Use and Land Cover
20. Global Remote Sensing
Index
About the Author

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