Geography: Remote Sensing

  • Advanced Environmental Monitoring with Remote Sensing Time Series Data and R book cover

    Advanced Environmental Monitoring with Remote Sensing Time Series Data and R

    1st Edition

    By Alexandra Gemitzi, Nikolaos Koutsias, Venkat Lakshmi

    This book provides a step-by-step guide on how to use various publicly available remotely sensed time series data sources for environmental monitoring and assessment. Readers will learn how to extract valuable information on global changes from a 20-year collection of ready-to-use remotely sensed…

    Hardback – 2019-11-27
    CRC Press

  • Watershed Hydrology, Management and Modeling book cover

    Watershed Hydrology, Management and Modeling

    1st Edition

    Edited by Abrar Yousuf, Manmohanjit Singh

    The book provides a comprehensive insight into watersheds and modeling of the hydrological processes in the watersheds. It covers the concepts of watershed hydrology and watershed management in depth. The basic types, of soil erosion and its measurement and estimation of runoff and soil loss from…

    Hardback – 2019-11-11
    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

  • Automatic Detection Algorithms of Oil Spill in Radar Images book cover

    Automatic Detection Algorithms of Oil Spill in Radar Images

    1st Edition

    By Maged Marghany

    Synthetic Aperture Radar Automatic Detection Algorithms (SARADA) for Oil Spills conveys the pivotal tool required to fully comprehend the advanced algorithms in radar monitoring and detection of oil spills, particularly quantum computing and algorithms as a keystone to comprehending theories and…

    Hardback – 2019-10-04
    CRC Press

  • Remote Sensing of Snow and Ice book cover

    Remote Sensing of Snow and Ice

    1st Edition

    By W. Gareth Rees

    Many advances in spaceborne instrumentation, remote sensing, and data analysis have occurred in recent years, but until now there has been no book that reflects these advances while delivering a uniform treatment of the remote sensing of frozen regions. Remote Sensing of Snow and Ice identifies…

    Paperback – 2019-10-02
    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

  • Sustainable Development Goals Connectivity Dilemma: Land and Geospatial Information for Urban and Rural Resilience book cover

    Sustainable Development Goals Connectivity Dilemma

    Land and Geospatial Information for Urban and Rural Resilience, 1st Edition

    Edited by Abbas Rajabifard

    The Open Access version of this book, available at https://doi.org/10.4324/9780429290626, has been made available under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial-No Derivatives 4.0 license. Large-scale migration from rural to urban areas, and between countries, affects sustainable development…

    Hardback – 2019-07-30
    CRC Press

  • Cloud Computing in Remote Sensing book cover

    Cloud Computing in Remote Sensing

    1st Edition

    By Lizhe Wang, Jining Yan, Yan Ma

    This book provides the users with quick and easy data acquisition, processing, storage and product generation services. It describes the entire life cycle of remote sensing data and builds an entire high performance remote sensing data processing system framework. It also develops a series of…

    Hardback – 2019-06-28
    Chapman and Hall/CRC

  • 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

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