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Introductory Remote Sensing Principles and Concepts

1st Edition

By Paul Gibson, With contributions from Clare Power

Routledge

216 pages

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Introduction to Remote Sensing Principles and Concepts provides a comprehensive student introduction to both the theory and application of remote sensing. This textbook

* introduces the field of remote sensing and traces its historical development and evolution

* presents detailed explanations of core remote sensing principles and concepts providing the theory required for a clear understanding of remotely sensed images.

* describes important remote sensing platforms - including Landsat, SPOT and NOAA

* examines and illustrates many of the applications of remotely sensed images in various fields.

A unique World Wide Web site accompanies this textbook. Developed for the users of Netscape 3 / Internet Explorer or above, this site offers:

* over 45 full colour images with descriptions

* examples illustrating remote sensing applications for meteorology, geology, vegetation studies, urban studies and oceanography

* material from the Americas, the UK, Ireland, Africa, Australasia, Africa and Western Europe

* Image exercises, with answers

* Shorter questions and answers on remote sensing

* An online glossary of terms, links to sources of useful remote sensing information available online.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCI030000
SCIENCE / Earth Sciences / Geography
SOC015000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Human Geography