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Natural Hazards: Monitoring and Assessment Using Remote Sensing Technique

Edited By: RP Singh

Pergamon Press

Hardback | Dec 1995 | #53416 | ISBN: 0080426190
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This volume includes 21 papers which address the issue of natural hazards. Numerous remote-sensing techniques are discussed and their application for monitoring and assessing the damage caused by various types of hazard are considered. The meeting provided a firm base from which to devise ways and means to develop newer technology, and to improve upon existing technologies to monitor natural hazards and thereby enhance the forewarning time which will, in turn, decrease the degree of global chaos.


Aerospace technology and natural disaster reduction, H.Th. Verstappen; remote sensing of volcanoes and their role in the global climate change, G.P. Gregori; use of satellites to detect seismo-electromagnetic effects, M. Parrot; application of remote sensing data in earthquake monitoring, D. Massonnet; morphoneotectonic photointerpretation support for seismic hazard, A. Cavallin and M. Marchetti; problems of mountain hazard mapping using spaceborne remote sensing techniques, M.F. Buchroithner; SAR integrated techniques for geohazard assessment, V. Singhroy; small satellite constellations for disaster detection and monitoring, H. Iglseder et al; satellite remote sensing data on industrial hazards, J.R. Givri; application of vegetation index and brightness temperature for drought detection, F.N. Kogan; monitoring of oil spills using airborne and spaceborne sensors, K.P. Singh; delineation of large fire damage areas in boreal forests using NOAA AVHRR measurements, G. Gutman et al; mapping of forest fire damages using imaging spectroscopy, C. Olbert et al; features of frost-affected areas from digital METEOSAT IR images, N.R. Dalezios and E.E. Lavrediadou; anomalous global plasma structures as seismoionospheric precursors, V.N. Oraevsky et al; high energy particle flux variations as earthquake predictors, A.M. Galper et al; FTIR-spectroscopy from space - the MIRIAM mission, R. Furrer et al; ionospheric structures of anthropogeneous origin by radio-tomographic diagnostic, V.N. Oraevsky et al; many-functional dosimeter for monitoring and measuring of radiation in space and ecology research, S.V. Elizarov et al; the subauroral events generated by rocket launching, V.N. Oraevsky et al; signature of atomic station at lower ionosphere as plasma anomalies of Es layer, Yu.Ya. Ruzhin et al.

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