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Space Informatics for Sustainable Development

Edited By: RB Singh and S Murai

A A Balkema

Paperback | Dec 1998 | #100695 | ISBN: 905410774X
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This text deals with the subject of remote sensing, and the use of technology to aid environmental maintenance. Topics covered include a microcomputer based grassland local administration support system, and the monitoring of Himalayan cryosphere using satellite imagery.


Contents

Global deforestation and global land degradation; relative radiometric normalization of Landsat Multispectral Scanner (MSS) data using an automatic scattergram - controlled regression; land use and global environment conservation - a modelling approach; a microcomputer based grassland local administration support system; Earth science data and information technology network development in India; monitoring of Himalayan cryosphere using satellite imagery; assessing desertification in arid Australia using satellite data; the integration of remotely sensed data into GIS; automatic detection of forest fires using satellite images. (Part contents).

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