E-books: GIS, Remote Sensing & Cartography

  • Imaging from Spaceborne and Airborne SARs, Calibration, and Applications book cover

    Imaging from Spaceborne and Airborne SARs, Calibration, and Applications

    1st Edition

    By Masanobu Shimada

    Sixty years after its birth, Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) evolved as a key player of earth observation, and it is continually upgraded by enhanced hardware functionality and improved overall performance in response to user requirements. The basic information gained by SAR includes the…

    eBook – 2018-10-26
    CRC Press
    SAR Remote Sensing

  • Image Processing and Data Analysis with ERDAS IMAGINE® book cover

    Image Processing and Data Analysis with ERDAS IMAGINE®

    1st Edition

    By Stacy A.C. Nelson, Siamak Khorram

    Remotely sensed data, in the form of digital images captured from spaceborne and airborne platforms, provide a rich analytical and observational source of information about the current status, as well as changes occurring in, on, and around the Earth’s surface. The data products, or simply images…

    eBook – 2018-10-03
    CRC Press

  • High Spatial Resolution Remote Sensing: Data, Analysis, and Applications book cover

    High Spatial Resolution Remote Sensing

    Data, Analysis, and Applications, 1st Edition

    Edited by Yuhong He, Qihao Weng

    High spatial resolution remote sensing is an area of considerable current interest and builds on developments in object-based image analysis, commercial high-resolution satellite sensors, and UAVs. It captures more details through high and very high resolution images (10 to 100 cm/pixel). This…

    eBook – 2018-06-27
    CRC Press
    Imaging Science

  • Remote Sensing and Cognition: Human Factors in Image Interpretation book cover

    Remote Sensing and Cognition

    Human Factors in Image Interpretation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Raechel A. White, Arzu Coltekin, Robert R. Hoffman

    Human factors play a critical role in the design and interpretation of remotely sensed imagery for all Earth sciences. Remote Sensing and Cognition: Human Factors in Image Interpretation brings together current topics widely recognized and addressed regarding human cognition in geographic imagery,…

    eBook – 2018-04-19
    CRC Press

  • Remote Sensing Time Series Image Processing book cover

    Remote Sensing Time Series Image Processing

    1st Edition

    Edited by Qihao Weng

    Today, remote sensing technology is an essential tool for understanding the Earth and managing human-Earth interactions. There is a rapidly growing need for remote sensing and Earth observation technology that enables monitoring of world’s natural resources and environments, managing exposure to…

    eBook – 2018-04-17
    CRC Press
    Imaging Science

  • Exploring Natural Hazards: A Case Study Approach book cover

    Exploring Natural Hazards

    A Case Study Approach, 1st Edition

    Edited by Darius Bartlett, Ramesh Singh

    The Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015–2030 has identified four priority areas for Disaster Risk Reduction: understanding disaster risk; strengthening disaster risk governance to manage disaster risk; investing in disaster risk reduction for resilience and enhancing disaster…

    eBook – 2018-04-09
    Chapman and Hall/CRC

  • Natural Hazards: Earthquakes, Volcanoes, and Landslides book cover

    Natural Hazards

    Earthquakes, Volcanoes, and Landslides, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ramesh Singh, Darius Bartlett

    Over the years, the interactions between land, ocean, biosphere and atmosphere have increased, mainly due to population growth and anthropogenic activities, which have impacted the climate and weather conditions at local, regional and global scales. Thus, natural hazards related to climate changes…

    eBook – 2018-03-22
    CRC Press

  • Topographic Laser Ranging and Scanning: Principles and Processing, Second Edition book cover

    Topographic Laser Ranging and Scanning

    Principles and Processing, Second Edition, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Jie Shan, Charles K. Toth

    Topographic Laser Ranging and Scanning, Second Edition, provides a comprehensive discussion of topographic LiDAR principles, systems, data acquisition, and data processing techniques. This edition presents an introduction and summary of various LiDAR systems and their principles and addresses the…

    eBook – 2018-02-19
    CRC Press

  • GEOValue: The Socioeconomic Value of Geospatial Information book cover

    GEOValue

    The Socioeconomic Value of Geospatial Information, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jamie B. Kruse, Joep Crompvoets, Francoise Pearlman

    Quantifying the social and economic value that geospatial information contributes to modern society is a complex task. To construct reliable and consistent valuation measures requires an understanding of the sequence of processes that starts with data acquisition, and leads to decision-makers’…

    eBook – 2017-11-15
    CRC Press

  • Remote Sensing of Hydrometeorological Hazards book cover

    Remote Sensing of Hydrometeorological Hazards

    1st Edition

    Edited by George P. Petropoulos, Tanvir Islam

    Extreme weather and climate change aggravate the frequency and magnitude of disasters. Facing atypical and more severe events, existing early warning and response systems become inadequate both in scale and scope. Earth Observation (EO) provides today information at global, regional and even basin…

    eBook – 2017-11-02
    CRC Press

  • Satellite Altimetry Over Oceans and Land Surfaces book cover

    Satellite Altimetry Over Oceans and Land Surfaces

    1st Edition

    Edited by Detlef Stammer, Anny Cazenave

    Satellite remote sensing, in particular by radar altimetry, is a crucial technique for observations of the ocean surface and of many aspects of land surfaces, and of paramount importance for climate and environmental studies. This book provides a state-of-the-art overview of the satellite altimetry…

    eBook – 2017-10-31
    CRC Press
    Earth Observation of Global Changes

  • Geospatial Data Science Techniques and Applications book cover

    Geospatial Data Science Techniques and Applications

    1st Edition

    Edited by Hassan A. Karimi, Bobak Karimi

    Data science has recently gained much attention for a number of reasons, and among them is Big Data. Scientists (from almost all disciplines including physics, chemistry, biology, sociology, among others) and engineers (from all fields including civil, environmental, chemical, mechanical, among…

    eBook – 2017-10-24
    CRC Press

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