Resource Management Information Systems: Remote Sensing, GIS and Modelling, Second Edition (2nd New edition)

Resource Management Information Systems: Remote Sensing, GIS and Modelling, Second Edition (2nd New edition)

By: Keith R. McCloy (author)Hardback

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Resource Management Information Systems: Remote Sensing, GIS and Modelling, Second Edition provides you with the knowledge and skill necessary to design, build, implement, and operate spatial resource management information systems for the management of physical resources. This volume promotes the use of these technologies in a spatial context, enabling you to apply information systems toward the management of resources in agriculture, forestry, land use planning, valuation, engineering, and many additional fields. A follow-up to the first edition, Resource Management Information Systems: Process and Practice, this book offers extensive revisions, reflecting the rapidly evolving nature of the technologies needed to manage spatial resources.

Contents

Introduction Goals of this Book Current Status of Resources Impact of Resource Degradation Nature of Resource Degradation Nature of Resource Management Nature of Regional Resource Management Information Systems Geographic Information in Resource Management Structure of this Book Physical Principles of Remote Sensing Introduction Electromagnetic Radiation Interaction of Radiation with Matter Passive Sensing Systems Active Sensing Systems Hyperspectral Image Data Hypertemporal Image Data Platforms Satellite Sensor Systems Visual Interpretation and Map Reading Overview Stereoscopy Measuring Height Differences in a Stereoscopic Pair of Photographs Planimetric Measurements on Aerial Photographs Perception of Colour Principles of Photographic Interpretation Visual Interpretation of Images Maps and Map Reading Image Processing Overview Statistical Considerations Pre-Processing of Image Data The Enhancement of Image Data Analysis of Mixtures or End Member Analysis Image Classification Clustering Estimation Analysis of Hyper-Spectral Image Data Analysis of Dynamic Processes Summary Use of Field Data The Purpose of Field Data Collection of Field Spectral Data Use of Field Data in Visual Interpretation Use of Field Data in the Classification of Digital Image Data Stratified Random Sampling Method Accuracy Assessment Summary Geographic Information Systems Introduction to Geographic Information Systems Data Input Simple Raster Data Analysis in a GIS Vector GIS Data Analysis Functions (Susanne Kickner) Data Management in a GIS Advanced Analysis Techniques in a Vector GIS - Network Modelling (Susa

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780415263405
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 616
  • ID: 9780415263405
  • weight: 1225
  • ISBN10: 0415263409
  • edition: 2nd New edition

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