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Imaging Spectrometry: A Tool for Environmental Observations

Series: Eurocourses: Remote Sensing Volume: 4

Edited By: J Hill and J Mégier

Kluwer Academic Publishers

Hardback | Dec 1994 | #37043 | ISBN: 0792329651
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Based on Eurocourse lectures given in Ispra, Italy in 1992. Selected topics include the assessment of terrestrial ecosystems (vegetation, agriculture, soil erosion, and inland water quality).


Imaging spectrometry - its present and future role in environmental research; P.J. Curran. Scientific issues and instrumental opportunities in remote sensing and high resolution spectrometry; M.M. Verstraete. Remote sensing and the estimation of ecosystem parameters and functions; C.A. Wessman. Estimating canopy biochemistry through imaging spectrometry; C.A. Wessman. Soil spectral properties and their relationships with environmental parameters - examples from arid regions; R. Escadafal. Data analysis - processing requirements and available software tools; W. Mehl. Retrieving canopy properties from remote sensing measurements; M.M. Verstraete. Spectral mixture analysis - new strategies for the analysis of multispectral data; M.O. Smith, J.B. Adams, D.E. Sabol. Modelling canopy spectral properties to retrieve biophysical and biochemical characteristics; F. Baret, S. Jacquemoud. Optical properties of leaves - modelling and experimental studies; J. Verdebout, S. Jacquemoud, G. Schmuck. Imaging spectrometry in agriculture - plant vitality and yield indicators; J.P.G.W. Clevers. Mapping sparse vegetation canopies; M.O. Smith, J.B. Adams, D.E. Sabol. Land degradation and soil erosion mapping in a Mediterranean ecosystem; J. Hill, W. Mehl, M. Altherr. Imaging spectroscopy in hydrology and agriculture - determination of model parameters; W. Mauser, H. Bach. Alpine and subalpine land use and ecosystems mapping; K.I. Itten, P. Meyer, T. Kellenberger, M. Schaepman, S. Sandmeier, I. Leiss, S. Erdoes. Imaging spectrometry as a research tool for inland water resources analysis; A.G. Dekker, M. Donze. Future applications, sensor developments and research programmes in the field of imaging spectrometry; J. Bodechtel, S. Sommer.

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