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Remote Sensing of Urban and Suburban Areas

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ISBN-10: 1402043716

ISBN-13: 9781402043710

Edition: 2010

Authors: Tarek Rashed, Carsten J�rgens

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This text provides instructors with a logical, easy-to-follow flow of topics around which they can structure the syllabi of their urban remote sensing courses. Topics have been chosen to bridge the gap between remote sensing and urban studies through a better understanding of the science that underlies both fields.
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Book details

List price: $109.99
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Springer
Publication date: 6/16/2010
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 352
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English

Introduction, Tarek Rashed and Carsten Jurgens.- Theory: The Structure and Form of Urban Settlements, Elena Besussi, Nancy Chin, Michael Batty, Paul Longley.- Defining Urban Areas, John R. Weeks.- The Spectral Dimension in Urban Remote Sensing, Martin Herold and Dar A. Roberts.- The Spatial and Temporal Nature of Urban Objects, Richard Sliuzas, Monika Kuffer and Ian Masser.- The V-I-S Model: Quantifying the Urban Environment, Renee M. Gluch and Merrill K. Ridd.- A Survey of the Evolution of Remote Sensing Imaging Systems and Urban Remote Sensing Applications, Debbie Fugate, Elena Tarnavsky, and Douglas Stow.- Techniques and Applications: Classification of Urban Areas and Inferring Land Use from the Interpretation of Land Cover, Victor Mesev.- Processing Techniques for Hyperspectral Data, Patrick Hostert.- Segmentation and Object-Based Image Analysis, Elisabeth Schpfer, Stefan Lang and Josef Strobl.- Data Fusion in Remote Sensing of Urban and Subarban Areas, Thierry Ranchin, Lucien Wald.- Characterization and Monitoring of Urban/Per-Urban Ecological Function and Landscape Structure using satellite Data, William L. Stefanov and Maik Netzband.- Desert Cities of Developing Countries, Mohamed Ait Belaid.- Remote Sensing of UrbanEnvironmental Conditions, Andy Kwarteng and Christopher Small.- Applying Remote Sensing for Urban Land Use cahnge Analysis in Developing Countries - An example from Bykekmece, Istanbul, Turkey, Derya Maktav, Filiz Sunar Erbek.- Use of Satellite Images in Policing Urban Environments, Meshkan Al-Awar, Farouk El-Baz.- Using DMSP OLS Imagery to Characterize Urban Populations in Developed and Developing Countries, Paul C. Sutton, Matthew J. Taylor, and Christopher D. Elvidge.