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Advances in Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences: 2008 ISPRS Congress Book

Edited by Zhilin Li, Jun Chen, Emmanuel Baltsavias

© 2008 – CRC Press

546 pages

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About the Book

Published on the occasion of the XXIst Congress of the International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ISPRS) in Beiijng, China in 2008, Advances in Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences: 2008 ISPRS Congress Book is a compilation of 34 contributions from 62 researchers active within the ISPRS. The book covers the state-of-the-art in photogrammetry, remote sensing, and spatial information sciences, and is divided into six parts:

- Introduction

- Sensors, Platforms and Data Acquisition Systems

- Data Processing and Analysis

- Data Modelling, Management and Visualisation

- Applications

- Education and Cooperation.

Advances in Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences: 2008 ISPRS Congress Book provides a comprehensive overview of the progress made in these areas since the XXth ISPRS Congress, which was held in 2004 in Istanbul, Turkey. The volume will be invaluable not only to scientists and researchers, but also to university students and practitioners.

Table of Contents

Part I Introduction

1 Historical development of ISPRS

John Trinder & Lawrence W. Fritz

2 Scientific-technological developments in photogrammetry and remote sensing between 2004 and 2008

Armin Gruen

Part II Sensors, platforms and data acquisition systems

3 Spaceborne digital imaging sensors and systems

Gordon Petrie

4 Airborne digital imaging sensors and systems

Gordon Petrie & Kenneth Smillie

5 Close range photogrammetry sensors

Hans-Gerd Maas

6 LIDAR: Airborne and terrestrial sensors

Aloysius Wehr

7 Land mobile mapping systems

Naser El-Sheimy

8 Small satellite missions

Rainer Sandau

9 Unmanned aerial vehicles for photogrammetry and remote sensing

Jurgen Everaerts

Part III Data processing and analysis

10 Remote sensing signatures: Measurements, modelling and applications

Shunlin Liang, Michael Schaepman & Mathias Kneubühler

11 Geometric modelling of linear CCDs and panoramic imagers

Karsten Jacobsen

12 DSM generation and deformation measurement from SAR data

Michele Crosetto & Paolo Pasquali

13 Early stages of LiDAR data processing

Norbert Pfeifer & Jan Böhm

14 Pan-sharpening for improved information extraction

Yun Zhang

15 Object extraction and attribution from hyperspectral images

Freek van der Meer, Harald van der Werff, Mark van der Meijde, Frank van Ruitenbeek, Chris Hecker & Steven de Jong

16 Automated extraction of roads, buildings and vegetation from multi-source data

Helmut Mayer, Stefan Hinz & Uwe Stilla

17 Processing of multitemporal data and change detection

Haigang Sui, Qiming Zhou, Jianya Gong & Guorui Ma

Part IV Data modelling, management and visualization

18 Spatio-temporal modelling

Wolfgang Kainz & Xinming Tang

19 Multi-scale modelling and representation of geospatial data

Zhilin Li

20 Multiple representation databases

Monika Sester

21 Dynamic GIS

Christopher M. Gold, Darka Mioc & François Anton

22 Semantic integration of heterogeneous geospatial information

Marinos Kavouras & Margarita Kokla

23 3-D Data modelling and visualization

Sabry El-Hakim

Part V Applications

24 Spatial data infrastructures and clearinghouses

Costas Armenakis

25 Web mapping/GIS services and applications

Songnian Li

26 Updating geospatial databases from images

Christian Heipke, Peter A. Woodsford & Markus Gerke

27 Applications in cultural heritage documentation

Petros Patias, Pierre Grussenmeyer & Klaus Hanke

28 Natural disaster management: Activities in support of the UN system

Piero Boccardo & Fabio Giulio Tonolo

29 Environmental sensing and human health

Stanley A. Morain & Amelia M. Budge

30 Industrial applications of photogrammetry

Thomas Luhmann & Stuart Robson

31 Medical applications

Nicola D’Apuzzo & Harvey Mitchell

32 Forestry applications

Barbara Koch & Matthias Dees

Part VI Education and cooperation

33 Educational developments and outreach

Kohei Cho, Gerhard König & Joachim Höhle

34 International cooperation and capacity building

Ian Dowman & Shunji Murai

About the Editors

Zhilin Li is Professor in Geo-Informatics at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. He is Co-Chair of the Scientific Programme Committee of the XXIth ISPRS Congress and Vice President of the International Cartographic Association (ICA). His current research interests include multi-scale modelling and representation of spatial data, digital terrain modelling, spatial relations and spatial information theories, and remote image processing.

Jun Chen is President of the National Geomatics Center of China, and is Congress Director of the XXIst ISPRS Congress (Beiijng, China, 3-11 July 2008). His research interests include dynamic and multi-dimensional GIS, spatial data infrastructures, spatial data updating, and collaborative decision-making systems.

Emmanuel Baltsavias is currently Senior Scientist and Lecturer at the Institute of Geodesy and Photogrammetry, ETH Zurich. He is Second Vice President of ISPRS. His research interests include automated extraction and classification of objects, data and information fusion, processing of high spatial resolution optical sensors, investigations of airborne digital photogrammetric cameras, applications in forestry, natural hazards and cultural heritage.

About the Series

ISPRS Book Series

The International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ISPRS) Book Series comprises significant scientific publications in photogrammetry and remote sensing, and related disciplines. Each volume in the series is prepared independently and focuses on a topical theme. Volumes are published on an occasional basis, according to the emergence of noteworthy scientific developments. The material included within each volume is peer-reviewed rigorously, ensuring strong scientific standards.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCIENCE / Earth Sciences / General
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Remote Sensing & Geographic Information Systems