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Potential of Remote Sensing for the Study of Global Change (Advances in Space Research)

S. I. Rasool

Potential of Remote Sensing for the Study of Global Change (Advances in Space Research)

by S. I. Rasool

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Published by Pergamon Pr .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Dynamics & vibration,
  • Science/Mathematics

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    FormatPaperback
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9977562M
    ISBN 100080366481
    ISBN 109780080366487

    The results of a study of an abandoned gold mine at Rodalquilar in southern Spain have demonstrated the potential of airborne-mounted hyperspectral remote sensing instruments to resolve the distributions of mine waste and secondary iron . 1 Linking Remote Sensing and Social Science: The Need and the Challenges: 2 A Brief History of Remote Sensing Applications, with Emphasis on Landsat: 3 'Socializing the Pixel' and 'Pixelizing the Social' in Land-Use and Land-Cover Change: 4 Linking Satellite, Census, and Survey Data to Study Deforestation in the Brazilian.

    Book Description. A volume in the three-volume Remote Sensing Handbook series, Land Resources Monitoring, Modeling, and Mapping with Remote Sensing documents the scientific and methodological advances that have taken place during the last 50 years. The other two volumes in the series are Remotely Sensed Data Characterization, Classification, and Accuracies, and . Multiscale Hydrologic Remote Sensing: Perspectives and Applications integrates advances in hydrologic science and innovative remote sensing technologies. Raising the visibility of interdisciplinary research on water resources, it offers a suite of tools and platforms for investigating spatially and temporally continuous hydrological variables and : Hardcover.

    Dr. Magaly Koch is a geologist specialized in the application of Remote Sensing and Geographic Information Systems in the study of groundwater resources and environmental change of arid lands. She has conducted research on the: (i) estimation of the ground water potential in Egypt, Sudan (Darfur and Red Sea Hills), Oman and United Arab Emirates. Contents Preface Linking Remote Sensing and Social Science: The Need and the Challenges Ronald R. Rindfuss and Paul C. Stern A Brief History of Remote Sensing Applications, with Emphasis on Landsat Stanley A. Morain 3 "Socializing the Pixel" and "Pixelizing the Social" in Land-Use and Land-Cover Change Jacqueline Geoghegan, Lowell Pritchard, Jr.


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Potential of remote sensing for the study of global change. Oxford ; New York: Published for the Committee on Space Research by Pergamon Press, © (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: S I Rasool; COSPAR.; International Council of.

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