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Remote Sensing Applications for the Urban Environment / Edition 1

Remote Sensing Applications for the Urban Environment / Edition 1

by George Z. Xian, Qihao Weng


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ISBN-13: 9781420089844
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 10/09/2015
Series: Remote Sensing Applications Series , #12
Pages: 234
Product dimensions: 6.12(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

George Xian has extensive experience in remote sensing data applications for the assessment of land cover change and climate variations. He has focused on using remote sensing information to investigate urban land use and land cover changes on both regional and national scales. He has also incorporated remote sensing derived urban land cover and land use information with other environmental information to investigate local and regional climate change, and air and water quality. In addition, Dr. Xian has published numerous journal papers and book chapters.

Table of Contents

Characteristics of Urban Landscape Feature in Local and Regional Scales

Characterization of Urban Land Cover in a Moderate Resolution
Regional and Global Urban Land Cover Characterizations
Assessment of Water Quality in Urban Areas
Natural Hazard Assessment for Urban Environments
Air Quality in Urban—Local and Regional Aspects
Air Quality in Urban Area—Global Aspects
Urban Heat Island and Regional Climate Effect

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