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Manual of Remote Sensing, Volume 3: Remote Sensing for the Earth Sciences

Handbook / Manual

Edited By: Andrew N Rencz

John Wiley & Sons

Hardback | Mar 1999 | Edition: 3 | #85573 | ISBN: 0471294055
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About this book

Presents both the theory and practical applications of remote sensing satellite data to geological problems, whilst also describing the devices used to obtain the data.

...a significant and stimulating new book. (The Photogrammetric Record, October 2000)


Contents

SPECTRAL CHARACTERISTICS; Spectroscopy of Rocks and Minerals and Principles of Spectroscopy - R. Clark; Multispectral Thermal Infrared Data in Geological Studies - S. Hook, et al.; Soil Reflectance - E. Ben-Dor, et al.; Geobotany: Vegetation Mapping in Earth Science - S. Ustin, et al.; ANALYSIS; Spectral Analysis for Earth Science Investigation - J. Mustard & J. Sunshine; Integration and Visualization of Geoscience Data - J. Harris, et al.; APPLICATIONS; Stratigraphy - H. Lang; Strategies for Mineral Exploration - C. Sabine; Hydrocarbon Exploration - J. Berry & G. Prost; Planetary Geology - J. Bell, et al.; SENSORS/CASE STUDIES; Visible and Infrared: Sensors and Case Studies - F. Kruse; Radar: Sensors and Case Studies - J. Plaut, et al.; Geophysical Methods - J. Broome; Index.


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Biography

ANDREW N. RENCZ, PhD, is a research scientist at the Geological Survey of Canada and an adjunct professor at Carleton University, where he has taught remote sensing for over ten years. He is a project leader on several Canadian and international geoscience studies in remote sensing, and he has produced over 100 publications related to the earth sciences.

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