Remote Sensing Imagery for Natural Resource Monitoring: A Guide for First-Time Users / Edition 1

Remote Sensing Imagery for Natural Resource Monitoring: A Guide for First-Time Users / Edition 1

by David S. Wilkie, John T. Finn
     
 

Includes almost one hundred maps, satellite and aerial photographs, and computer graphics to illustrate the products of remote sensing. An indispensable guidebook for ecologists, conservation biologists, and resource managers.

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Overview

Includes almost one hundred maps, satellite and aerial photographs, and computer graphics to illustrate the products of remote sensing. An indispensable guidebook for ecologists, conservation biologists, and resource managers.

Columbia University Press

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780231079297
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
Publication date:
03/21/1996
Series:
Issues, Cases, and Methods in Biodiversity Conservation Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
295
Product dimensions:
5.97(w) x 8.99(h) x 0.71(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations
List of Tables
Acknowledgments
1Purpose and Scope1
2What Is Remote Sensing and What Can It Reveal?10
3Remote Sensing for Monitoring and Managing Natural Resources29
4Commonly Used Types of Remote Sensing Data61
5Getting Started88
6Image Enhancement128
7Feature Identification and Classification161
8Applications of Remote Sensing Imagery221
Appendix: Online Searches for and Viewing of Remote Sensing Imagery256
Glossary259
References and Further Reading274
Index281

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