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This introductory text presents an up-to-date overview of the most widely used forms of remote sensing imagery and their applications in plant sciences, hydrology, earth sciences and land uses analysis. This revised and updated second edition includes coverage of the recently declassified CORONA imagery and other topics of current significance, plus new chapters on hyperspectral remote sensing and global remote sensing. In addition, there is a chapter on digital sensing featuring an essential discussion of the use of the Internet in remote sensing and includes a list of relevant World Wide Web addresses. Intended for both undergraduate and graduate use, the text is designed to enable instructors to select and alter the sequence of chapters to meet the requirements of their course.
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  • Paperback | 622 pages
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • 2nd New edition
  • Illustrationssome col.), maps
  • 0748406638
  • 9780748406630

Table of contents

1. History and Scope of Remote Sensing 2. Electromagnetic Radiation 3. Image Acquisition 4. Photographic Sensors 5. Digital Data 6. Image Interpretation 7. Land Observation Satellites 8. Active Microwaves 9. Thermal Radiation 10. Analysis Preprocessing 11. Image Classification 12. Field Data 13. Accuracy Assessment 14. Hyperspectral Remote Sensing 15. Applications 16. Geographic Information Systems 17. Plant Sciences 18. Earth Sciences 19. Hydrospheric Sciences 20. Land Use and Land Cover 21. Global Remote Sensing 22. Appendix: Calculation of Radiances
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