ISBN-10:
1572306408
ISBN-13:
9781572306400
Pub. Date:
03/20/2002
Publisher:
Guilford Publications, Inc.
Introduction to Remote Sensing, Third Edition / Edition 3

Introduction to Remote Sensing, Third Edition / Edition 3

by James B. Campbell

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ISBN-13: 9781572306400
Publisher: Guilford Publications, Inc.
Publication date: 03/20/2002
Edition description: Third Edition
Pages: 621
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

updated 1/02 for 3rd edition
James B. Campbell, PhD, is Professor and Head of the Department of Geography at Virginia Tech, where he teaches courses in remote sensing, quantitative methods, and physical geography. He has worked closely with students and faculty in related fields, such as forestry, geology, agronomy, environmental sciences, and planning. The author of numerous technical articles and several books, Dr. Campbell received the Outstanding Service Award of the American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing in 1994 and its Fellow Award in 1996. In 1997 he received the Outstanding Service Medal awarded by the Remote Sensing Specialty Group of the Association of American Geographers. Dr. Campbell's research has been sponsored by numerous academic, governmental, and private organizations, including NASA, the National Science Foundation, and United States Geological Survey.

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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