Table of contents. Contributing authors. Prologue. 1. Spectroscopy of Salts Common in Saline Soils; F.M. Howari, et al. 2. Microwave Remote Sensing of Soil Moisture; A.K. Fung. 3. Possible Application of Laser Light Scattering to Remote Sensing; B. Chu. 4. Scattering (Mueller) Matrices and Experimental Determination of Matrix Elements; S.N. Savenkov 5. Application of the T-matrix Method to Light Scattering from a Leaf; R.S. Muttiah. 6. Landscape Indication Based on Stochastic Relaxation; N.M. Kovalevskaya. 7. Neural Network Method in Plant Spectral Recognition; V. Dubrovin, et al. 8. Carbon Sequestration from Remotely-Sensed NDVI and Net Ecosystem Exchange; E.R. Hunt, et al. 9. Remote Sensing of Weed Canopies; J. Radhakrishnan, et al. 10. Detecting Chlorophyll Fluorescence From Orbit: the Fraunhofer Line Depth Model; A.F. Theisen. 11. Remote Sensing of Solar-Induced Chlorophyll Fluorescence from Vegetation Hyperspectral Reflectance and Radiative Transfer Simulation; P.J. Zarco-Tejada, et al. 12. General Spectral Characteristics of Leaf Reflectance Responses to Plant Stress and their Manifestation at the Landscape Scale; G.A. Carter, L. Estep. Index.