1st Edition

Remote Sensing for Planners

Edited By

Kristina Ford

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ISBN 9780882850580
Published June 15, 2006 by Routledge
219 Pages

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Book Description

This volume is intended to acquaint planners with a new and exciting tool - the useful technology of Remote Sensing.Eleven experts present their specialized knowledge in clear, succinct language discussing fundamentals of Remote Sensing, applications to planning processes and administration of Remote Sensing.Topics covered include recording of data, interpretation, drawing of maps, land use analysis in urban and unurbanized areas, taking inventory and monitoring the environment, site selection, housing and population analysis, transportation planning, and practical applications by local planning departments.The text is profusely illustrated with charts, graphs and several full color plates to amplify the narrative. A glossary of Remote Sensing terminology and thorough index is also included.