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

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

by David S. Wilkie, John T. Finn
     
 

ISBN-10: 0231079281

ISBN-13: 9780231079280

Pub. Date: 03/21/1996

Publisher: Columbia University Press

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Ecoscience

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780231079280
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
Publication date:
03/21/1996
Series:
Issues, Cases, and Methods in Biodiversity Conservation Series
Pages:
295
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(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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