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A guide to image interpretation, this book contains detailed color plates and tables that compare satellite imaging systems, list remote sensing web sites, and detail photointerpretation equipment. It includes case histories of the search for petroleum and mineral deposits and examines engineering uses of remote sensing. The volume comprises four sections: project initiation; exploration techniques; exploitation and engineering remote sensing; and environmental concerns. They combine to provide readers with a solid foundation of what image interpretation is and enables them to recognize features of interest and effectively use imagery in projects for the petroleum, mining, or groundwater industries.
INITIATING PROJECTS. Project flow and obtaining data. Photointerpretation tools and techniques. Remote sensing systems. EXPLORATION REMOTE SENSING. Recognizing rock types. Recognizing structure. Spectral stratigraphy. Exploration case histories. EXPLOITATION AND ENGINEERING REMOTE SENSING. Exploitation remote sensing. Hydrology. Logistics and engineering. ENVIRONMENTAL REMOTE SENSING. Environmental baselines and monitoring. Environmental hazards, legal aspects, and public relations.