Geography: Remote Sensing

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    CRC Press

  • Spatial Mathematics: Theory and Practice through Mapping book cover

    Spatial Mathematics

    Theory and Practice through Mapping, 1st Edition

    By Sandra Lach Arlinghaus, Joseph J. Kerski

    In terms of statistics, GIS offers many connections. With GIS, data are gathered, displayed, summarized, examined, and interpreted to discover patterns. Spatial Mathematics: Theory and Practice through Mapping uses GIS as a platform to teach mathematical concepts and skills through visualization of…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    CRC Press

  • Spatial Temporal Information Systems: An Ontological Approach using STK� book cover

    Spatial Temporal Information Systems

    An Ontological Approach using STK�, 1st Edition

    By Linda M. McNeil, T.S. Kelso

    Designed to be a high-level, approachable resource for engineers who need further insight into spatial temporal information systems from an ontological perspective, Spatial Temporal Information Systems: An Ontological Approach using STK® explains the dynamics of objects interaction from signal…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    CRC Press

  • Remote Sensing Applications for the Urban Environment book cover

    Remote Sensing Applications for the Urban Environment

    1st Edition

    By George Z. Xian

    Land use and land cover changes associated with increased urbanization have led to landscape and environmental changes throughout the world. Remote Sensing Applications for the Urban Environment places emphasis on the rapid development of worldwide urbanization and its impact on the environment,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    CRC Press

  • Applications of Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems: Best Practices and Case Studies book cover

    Applications of Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems

    Best Practices and Case Studies, 1st Edition

    Edited by J.B. Sharma

    Advances in high spatial resolution mapping capabilities and the new rules established by the Federal Aviation Administration in the United States for the operation of Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (sUAS) have provided new opportunities to acquire aerial data at a lower cost and more safely…

    Hardback – 2019-11-06
    CRC Press

  • Remote Sensing and Urban Analysis: GISDATA 9 book cover

    Remote Sensing and Urban Analysis

    GISDATA 9, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jean-Paul Donnay, Mike J. Barnsley, Paul A. Longley

    One of the key geographical developments over the last two centuries has been that of urbanisation. In recent years this has exploded globally, particularly in developing countries. It is essential for governments, planners and researchers in geography and allied fields to understand this process…

    Paperback – 2019-11-04
    CRC Press

  • Tropical Dry Forests in the Americas: Ecology, Conservation, and Management book cover

    Tropical Dry Forests in the Americas

    Ecology, Conservation, and Management, 1st Edition

    Edited by Arturo Sanchez-Azofeifa, Jennifer S. Powers, Geraldo W. Fernandes, Mauricio Quesada

    Under threat from natural and human disturbance, tropical dry forests are the most endangered ecosystem in the tropics, yet they rarely receive the scientific or conservation attention they deserve. In a comprehensive overview, Tropical Dry Forests in the Americas: Ecology, Conservation, and…

    Paperback – 2019-10-23
    CRC Press

  • Remote Sensing of Glaciers: Techniques for Topographic, Spatial and Thematic Mapping of Glaciers book cover

    Remote Sensing of Glaciers

    Techniques for Topographic, Spatial and Thematic Mapping of Glaciers, 1st Edition

    Edited by Petri Pellikka, W. Gareth Rees

    Glaciers and ice sheets have been melting significantly during recent decades, posing environmental threats at local, regional and global scales. Changes in glaciers are one of the clearest indicators of alterations in regional climate, since they are governed by changes in accumulation (from…

    Paperback – 2019-10-15
    CRC Press

  • Remotely-Sensed Cities book cover

    Remotely-Sensed Cities

    1st Edition

    Edited by Victor Mesev

    New urban applications are emerging for remote sensing, in particular with the use of high-resolution data for measuring, monitoring and analysis. This comes through the use of high spatial resolution imaging, such as for precision mapping of cities; new techniques for population mapping;…

    Paperback – 2019-09-05
    CRC Press

  • Working with Map Projections: A Guide to their Selection book cover

    Working with Map Projections

    A Guide to their Selection, 1st Edition

    By Fritz Kessler, Sarah Battersby

    A map projection fundamentally impacts the mapmaking process. Working with Map Projections: A Guide to Their Selection explains why, for any given map, there isn’t a single "best" map projection. Selecting a projection is a matter of understanding the compromises and consequences of showing a 3-D…

    Paperback – 2019-05-21
    CRC Press

  • Optical Remote Sensing of Ocean Hydrodynamics book cover

    Optical Remote Sensing of Ocean Hydrodynamics

    1st Edition

    By Victor Raizer

    Optical Remote Sensing is one of the main technologies used in sea surface monitoring. Optical Remote Sensing of Ocean Hydrodynamics investigates and demonstrates capabilities of optical remote sensing technology for enhanced observations and detection of ocean environments. It provides extensive…

    Hardback – 2019-03-15
    CRC Press

  • Urban Expansion, Land Cover and Soil Ecosystem Services book cover

    Urban Expansion, Land Cover and Soil Ecosystem Services

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ciro Gardi

    More than half of the world population now lives in cities, and urban expansion continues as rural people move to cities. This results in the loss of land for other purposes, particularly soil for agriculture and drainage. This book presents a review of current knowledge of the extension and…

    Paperback – 2019-01-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urban Ecology

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