Mountains: Mapping the Earth's Extremes

Mountains: Mapping the Earth's Extremes

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ISBN-13: 9780500518892
Publisher: Thames & Hudson
Publication date: 11/15/2016
Pages: 240
Sales rank: 1,170,372
Product dimensions: 10.70(w) x 12.60(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Stefan Dech is director of the German Remote Sensing Data Center at DLR’s Earth Observation Center. Since 2001 he has been holding the Chair for Remote Sensing at the Institute of Geography, University of Wuerzburg. He obtained his doctorate in geography from Wuerzburg University in 1997. He is author of about 200 scientific publications and co-author of the high quality books Planet Earth, Mountains from Space and Global Change.

Reinhold Messner, born in South Tyrol in 1944, performed many first ascents, scaled all 14 eight-thousanders, and crossed Greenland and Antarctica on foot. His books have been translated all over the world.

Nils Sparwasser, an expert on scientific visualization of remote sensing data heads the division “Science Communication and Visualization” at the German Remote Sensing Data Center at DLR’s Earth Observation Center. Together with his team he realized hundreds of animations and films, several exhibitions and three internationally published high quality books–Planet Earth, Mountains from Space and Global Change.

German Aerospace Center (DLR), is aspace agency in charge of the German space program on behalf of the federal government. It conducts research and development in aeronautics, space, energy, transport, and security.

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