Introductory Remote Sensing Principles and Concepts

Introductory Remote Sensing Principles and Concepts

By: Paul Gibson (author), Clare Power (author)Mixed Media

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Introduction to Remote Sensing: Digital Image Processing and Applications presents a unique textbook/CD-ROM package. It explains how digital images can be processed and offers practical hands-on experience of image processing. This package, which is ideal for student self-study, institutional or library purchase, shows how digital images can be processed to maximize information output and discusses a range of environmental monitoring techniques. A range of case studies are explored, drawn from a variety of disciplines and from across the world. The book also includes a practical manual of image processing instruction and detailed practical exercises to support the unique CD-ROM which accompanies the book. The CD-ROM, included with every book contains fully functioning image processing software - a limited edition of DRAGON software developed specifically for readers of Introductory Remote Sensing - and over 70 satellite digital datasets for 9 scenes across America, Ireland, China, Sudan, Peru, Western Europe and the UK.

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About Author

Paul J. Gibson is a Senior Lecturer in Remote Sensing at the Department of Geography, National University of Ireland. Clare H. Power is a Senior Lecturer in Remote Sensing at the School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Greenwich, UK.


1: Introduction to Digital Image Processing and Applications; 2: Pre-processing of Digital Data; 3: Enhancing the Imagery; 4: Introduction to Environmental Monitoring Techniques from Satellite Data; 5: Case Studies.

Product Details

  • publication date: 24/08/2000
  • ISBN13: 9780415189613
  • Format: Mixed Media
  • Number Of Pages: 288
  • ID: 9780415189613
  • weight: 788
  • ISBN10: 0415189616

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