Remote Sensing for Ecology and Conservation A Handbook of Techniques

ISBN-10: 0199219958
ISBN-13: 9780199219957
Edition: 2010
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Book details

Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 7/1/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 448
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.068
Language: English

The work of conservation biology has grown from local studies of single species into a discipline concerned with mapping and managing biodiversity on a global scale. Remote sensing, using satellite and aerial imaging to measure and map the environment, increasingly provides a vital tool for effective collection of the information needed to research and set policy for conservation priorities. The perceived complexities of remotely sensed data and analyses have tended to discouragescientists and managers from using this valuable resource. This text focuses on making remote sensing tools accessible to a larger audience of non-specialists, highlighting strengths and limitations while emphasizing the ways that remotely sensed data can be captured and used, especially for evaluatinghuman impacts on ecological systems.

Preface
Acronyms List
Introduction: Why Ecologists and Conservation Biologists Use Remote Sensing
When to Use Remote Sensing
Working with Images
Measuring and Monitoring Land Cover, Land Use, and Vegetation Characteristics
Terrain and Soils
Marine and Coastal Environments
Wetlands-Estuaries, Inland Wetlands, and Freshwater Lakes
Atmosphere and Climate
Disturbances: Fires and Floods
Landscape Fragmentation
Human Interfaces and Urban Change
Protected Area Design and Monitoring
Integrating Field Data
Linking Remote Sensing with Modeling
Global Conservation
The Electromagnetic Spectrum
Image Processing Software
Open Source Software
Satellites and Sensors
Visual Interpretation
Systems for Observing Climate and Atmospheric Phenomena
References
Index

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