Introduction to Remote Sensing (5th Revised edition)

Introduction to Remote Sensing (5th Revised edition)

By: Randolph H. Wynne (author), James B. Campbell (author)Hardback

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A leading text for undergraduate- and graduate-level courses, this book introduces widely used forms of remote sensing imagery and their applications in plant sciences, hydrology, earth sciences, and land use analysis. The text provides comprehensive coverage of principal topics and serves as a framework for organizing the vast amount of remote sensing information available on the Web. Including case studies and review questions, the book's four sections and 21 chapters are carefully designed as independent units that instructors can select from as needed for their courses. Illustrations include 29 color plates and over 400 black-and-white figures. New to This Edition*Reflects significant technological and methodological advances.*Chapter on aerial photography now emphasizes digital rather than analog systems.*Updated discussions of accuracy assessment, multitemporal change detection, and digital preprocessing.*Links to recommended online videos and tutorials.

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James B. Campbell, Department of Geography, and Randolph H. Wynne, Department of Forest Resources and Environmental Conservation, both at Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA, USA

Contents

Part 1. Foundations. History and Scope of Remote Sensing. Electromagnetic Radiation. Part 2. Image Acquisition. Mapping Cameras. Digital Imagery. Image Interpretation. Land Observation Satellites. Active Microwave. Lidar. Thermal Imagery. Image Resolution. Part 3. Analysis. Preprocessing. Image Classification. Field Data. Accuracy Assessment. Hyperspectral Remote Sensing. Change Detection. Part 4. Applications. Plant Sciences. Earth Sciences. Hydrospheric Sciences. Land Use and Land Cover. Global Remote Sensing. Conclusion. The Outlook for the Field of Remote Sensing: The View from 2011.

Product Details

  • publication date: 22/07/2011
  • ISBN13: 9781609181765
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 667
  • ID: 9781609181765
  • weight: 1414
  • ISBN10: 160918176X
  • edition: 5th Revised edition

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