Introduction to Remote Sensing, Fourth Edition / Edition 4

Introduction to Remote Sensing, Fourth Edition / Edition 4

by James B. Campbell
     
 

ISBN-10: 1606230743

ISBN-13: 9781606230749

Pub. Date: 10/28/2008

Publisher: Guilford Publications, Inc.

This popular text introduces students to widely used forms of remote sensing imagery and their applications in plant sciences, hydrology, earth sciences, and land use analysis. Providing comprehensive coverage of principal topics in the field, the book’s 4 sections and 21 chapters are carefully designed as independent units that instructors can select from as

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This popular text introduces students to widely used forms of remote sensing imagery and their applications in plant sciences, hydrology, earth sciences, and land use analysis. Providing comprehensive coverage of principal topics in the field, the book’s 4 sections and 21 chapters are carefully designed as independent units that instructors can select from as needed for their courses. Relevant case studies and review questions that reinforce the concepts presented in each chapter make this book essential reading for students in remote sensing. Illustrations include 28 color plates and nearly 400 black-and-white images and figures.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781606230749
Publisher:
Guilford Publications, Inc.
Publication date:
10/28/2008
Edition description:
Fourth Edition
Pages:
626
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.90(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

I. Foundations

1. History and Scope of Remote Sensing

2. Electromagnetic Radiation

II. Image Acquisition

3. Photographic Sensors

4. Digital Data

5. Image Interpretation

6. Land Observation Satellites

7. Active Microwave

8. Lidar

9. Thermal Radiation

10. Image Resolution

III. Analysis

11. Preprocessing

12. Image Classification

13. Field Data

14. Accuracy Assessment

15. Hyperspectral Remote Sensing

IV. Applications

16. Remote Sensing and Geographic Information Systems

17. Plant Sciences

18. Earth Sciences

19. Hydrospheric Sciences

20. Land Use and Land Cover

21. Global Remote Sensing

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