SAGE Handbook of Remote Sensing

ISBN-10: 1412936160
ISBN-13: 9781412936163
Edition: 2009
List price: $185.00
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Description: Recent developments in remote sensing technology have greatly extended the range of data available to those studying the Earth from a distance. A remote sensing analyst can now choose from a wide range of spatial, spectral, temporal and radiometric  More...

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Book details

List price: $185.00
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Limited
Publication date: 7/1/2009
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 568
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.640

Recent developments in remote sensing technology have greatly extended the range of data available to those studying the Earth from a distance. A remote sensing analyst can now choose from a wide range of spatial, spectral, temporal and radiometric scales to address a particular question. However, this increased choice places additional onus on the analyst to be aware of a much broader range of topics and issues. The SAGE Handbook of Remote Sensing will provide exactly that resource.

Timothy A. Warner is Professor of Geology and Geography at West Virginia University, in Morgantown, West Virginia, USA. He received a BSc (Hons) in Geology from the University of Cape Town, and a PhD from Purdue University in Remote Sensing. His research specialties include the spatial properties of images, high resolution remote sensing, and lidar. He served as a founding board member and Secretary of AmericaView. He received the 2006 Outstanding Contributions Award from the Remote Sensing Special ty Group (RSSG) of the Association of American Geographers, and the 2006 Boeing Award for Best Paper in Image Analysis and Interpretation from the American Society of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing. He has had two Fulbright appointments, one at the University of Louis Pasteur, in Strasbourg, France (2007) and a second at the Universidad de Concepc�on, Chile (2013). He served as a co-editor of Progress in Physical Geography (2010 - 2014). nbsp; He currently serves on the editorial board of Geographical Compass, is a co-editor of Remote Sensing Letters, and editor in chief of the International Journal of Remote Sensing. nbsp;

M. Duane Nellis began serving as the University of Idaho's 17th president on July 1, 2009. As the university's chief executive officer, President M. Duane Nellis provides robust and engaging leadership for the University of Idaho by: supporting 42 statewide extension offices and university center locations in Boise, Coeur d'Alene and Idaho Falls; working with the WWAMI (Washington, Wyoming, Alaska, Montana, and Idaho) program to ensure that medical education in Idaho is supported, along with the 20 first-year medical students on the Moscow campus each year; and by being actively engaged with the university alumni, friends, donors, faculty, staff and students around the world to create a university that is more entrepreneurial, sustainable, international, interdisciplinary and diverse. Previously, Dr. Nellis served as provost and senior vice president of Kansas State University and oversaw 12 deans and 10 other units, including the offices of the vice provost for information technology services and the vice president for research. Dr. Nellis is recognized nationally and internationally for his research utilizing satellite data and geographic information systems to analyze various dimensions of the earth's land surface. President M. Duane Nellis is a native of the Northwest. He was born in Spokane, Wash. He met and married his wife, Ruthie, while pursuing his bachelor's degree in earth sciences/geography at Montana State University. He received his master's and doctoral degrees in geography at Oregon State University.

Remote Sensing Data Selection Issues
Introduction
Remote Sensing Data Selection Issues
Remote Sensing Policy
Electromagnetic Radiation & The Terrestrial Environment
Visible, Near-IR & Shortwave IR Spectral Characteristics of Terrestrial Surfaces
Interactions of Middle Infrared (3-5��µm) Radiation with the Environment

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