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Introduction to Remote Sensing

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ISBN-10: 159385319X

ISBN-13: 9781593853198

Edition: 4th 2007

Authors: James B. Campbell

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List price: $110.00
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Guilford Publications
Publication date: 11/1/2006
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 626
Size: 6.75" wide x 10.25" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 3.168
Language: English

Preface
List of Tables
List of Figures
List of Plates
Foundations
History and Scope of Remote Sensing
Introduction
Definitions
Milestones in the History of Remote Sensing
Overview of the Remote Sensing Process
A Specific Example
Key Concepts of Remote Sensing
Career Preparation and Professional Development
Review Questions
References
Electromagentic Radiation
Introduction
The Electromagnetic Spectrum
Major Divisions of the Electromagnetic Spectrum
Radiation Laws
Interactions with the Atmosphere
Interactions with Surfaces
Summary: Three Models for Remote Sensing
Review Questions
References
Image Acquisition
Photographic Sensors
Introduction
The Aerial Camera
Kinds of Aerial Cameras
Black-and-White Aerial Films
Color Reversal Films
Color Infrared Films
Film Format and Annotation
Geometry of the Vertical Aerial Photograph
Coverage by Multiple Photographs
Photogrammetry
Digital Photography
Softcopy Photogrammetry
Sources of Aerial Photography
Summary
Review Questions
References
Your Own Infrared Photographs
Your Own 3D Photographs
Digital Data
Introduction
Electronic Imagery
Spectral Sensitivity
Digital Data
Data Formats
Equipment for Digital Analysis
Image-Processing Software
The Internet
Summary
Review Questions
References
Image Interpretation
Introduction
The Context for Image Interpretation
Image Interpretation Tasks
Elements of Image Interpretation
Image Interpretation Strategies
Collateral Information
Imagery Interpretability Rating Scales
Image Interpretation Keys
Interpretive Overlays
Photomorphic Regions
Significance of Context
Image Interpretation Equipment
Use of the Pocket Stereoscope
Image Scale Calculations
Interpretation of Digital Imagery
Summary
Review Questions
References
Land Observation Satellites
Satellite Remote Sensing
Landsat Origins
Satellite Orbits
The Landsat System
Multispectral Scanner Subsystem Images
Landsat Thematic Mapper
Administration of the Landsat Program
Current Satellite Systems
Computer Searches
Summary
Review Questions
References
Corona
Active Microwave
Introduction
Active Microwave
Geometry of the Radar Image
Wavelength
Penetration of the Radar Signal
Polarization
Look Direction and Look Angle
Real Aperture Systems
Synthetic Aperture Systems
Interpreting Brightness Values
Satellite Imaging Radars
Radar Interferometry
Summary
Review Questions
References
Lidar
Introduction
Profiling Lasers
Imaging Lidars
Lidar Imagery
Types of Imaging Lidars
Processing Lidar Image Data
Summary
Review Questions
References
Thermal Radiation
Introduction
Thermal Detectors
Thermal Radiometry
Microwave Radiometers
Thermal Scanners
Thermal Properties of Objects
Geometry of Thermal Images
The Thermal Image and Its Interpretation
Heat Capacity Mapping Mission
Landsat Multispectral Scanner and Thematic Mapper Thermal Data
Summary
Review Questions
References
Image Resolution
Introduction and Definitions
Target Variables
System Variables
Operating Conditions
Measurement of Resolution
Mixed Pixels
Spatial and Radiometric Resolution: Simple Examples
Interactions with the Landscape
Summary
Review Questions
References
Analysis
Preprocessing
Introduction
Feature Extraction
Subsets
Radiometric Preprocessing
Image Matching
Geometric Correction by Resampling
Map Projections for Representing Satellite Images and Ground Tracks
Effects of Preprocessing
Data Fusion
Summary
Review Questions
References
Image Classification
Introduction
Informational Classes and Spectral Classes
Unsupervised Classification
Supervised Classification
Ancillary Data
Fuzzy Clustering
Artificial Neural Networks
Contextual Classification
Object-Oriented Classification
Iterative Guided Spectral Class Rejection
Summary
Review Questions
References
Field Data
Introduction
Kinds of Field Data
Nominal Data
Documentation of Nominal Data
Biophysical Data
Field Radiometry
Aerial Data Collection
Locational Information
Using Locational Information
Ground Photography
Geographic Sampling
Summary
Review Questions
References
Accuracy Assessment
Definition and Significance
Sources of Classification Error
Error Characteristics
Measurement of Map Accuracy
Interpretation of the Error Matrix
Summary
Review Questions
References
Hyperspectral Remote Sensing
Introduction
Spectroscopy
Hyperspectral Remote Sensing
The Airborne Visible/Infrared Imaging Spectrometer
The Image Cube
Spectral Libraries
Spectral Matching
Spectral Mixing Analysis
Spectral Angle Mapping
Analyses
Summary
Review Questions
References
Applications
Remote Sensing and Geographic Information Systems
Introduction
GIS Software
Basic Data Structures
Relationships between Remotely Sensed Data and GIS
Contributions of GIS to Remote Sensing
Contributions of Remote Sensing to GIS
National Center for Geographic Information and Analysis
Mobile GIS
Web-Based GIS
Summary
Review Questions
References
Plant Sciences
Introduction
Structure of the Leaf
Spectral Behavior of the Living Leaf
Forestry
Agriculture
Vegetation Indices
Applications of Vegetation Indices
Phenology
Advanced Very-High-Resolution Radiometer
Broad-Scale Phenological Survey
Separating Soil Reflectance from Vegetation Reflectance
Tasseled Cap Transformation
Foliar Chemistry
Lidar Data for Forest Inventory and Structure
Precision Agriculture
Remote Sensing for Plant Pathology
Summary
Review Questions
References
Earth Sciences
Introduction
Photogeology
Drainage Patterns
Lineaments
Geobotany
Direct Multispectral Observation of Rocks and Minerals
Photoclinometry
Band Ratios
Soil and Landscape Mapping
Integrated Terrain Units
Wetlands Inventory
Radar Imagery for Exploration
Summary
Review Questions
References
Hydrospheric Sciences
Introduction
Spectral Characteristics of Water Bodies
Spectral Changes as Water Depth Increases
Location and Extent of Water Bodies
Roughness of the Water Surface
Bathymetry
Landsat Chromaticity Diagram
Drainage Basin Hydrology
Evapotranspiration
Manual Interpretation
Sea Surface Temperature
The Marine Food Chain
Summary
Review Questions
References
Land Use and Land Cover
Introduction
Aerial Imagery for Land-Use Information
Land-Use Classification
Visual Interpretation of Land Use and Land Cover
Land-Use Change by Visual Interpretation
Historical Land-Cover Interpretation for Environmental Analysis
Other Land-Use Classification Systems
Land-Cover Mapping by Image Classification
Digital Compilation of Land-Use Change
Broad-Scale Land-Cover Studies
Sources of Compiled Land-Use Data
Summary
Review Questions
References
Global Remote Sensing
Introduction
Biogeochemical Cycles
Advanced Very-High-Resolution Radiometer
Earth Observing System
Earth Observing System Instruments
Earth Observing System Bus
Earth Observing System Data and Information System
Long-Term Environmental Research Sites
Earth Explorer
Summary
Review Questions
References
Conclusion: The Outlook for the Field of Remote Sensing
Index
About the Author