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Remote Sensing and Global Environmental Change

By: Sam J Purkis and Victor V Klemas
Remote Sensing and Global Environmental Change
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  • Remote Sensing and Global Environmental Change ISBN: 9781405182256 Paperback Feb 2011 Usually dispatched within 4 days
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This book provides the reader a broad grounding in the science of Earth Observation (EO) of our changing planet. It contains a comprehensive sequenced discussion covering the significant themes of global change, their cause, and how they can be monitored through time. In doing so, it represents a good source of basic information, and a general overview of the status of remote sensing technology. The text will serve as an invaluable reference for managers and researchers, regardless of their specialty, while also appealing to students of all ages.

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Chapter 1: Introduction to environmental remote sensing. Chapter 2: A history of the use of Remote Sensing to Monitor Global Change. Chapter 3: The Cryosphere, Ice shelf degradation and ICEsat Lidar. Chapter 4: Vegetation indices and deforestation. Chapter 5: Mapping Earth's atmospheres. Chapter 6: The status of the worlds coral reefs. Chapter 7: Monitoring urban growth using remote sensing. Chapter 8: An eye on rising sea level. Chapter 9: Lidar, levees and predicting the march of the sea. Chapter 10: Space-based evidence for Global Warming.

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Sam Purkis, PhD National Coral Reef Institute Oceanographic Center Nova Southeastern University 8000 N. Ocean Drive, Dania FL 33004 USA and Dr. Victor Klemas Professor Emeritus of Marine Studies Co-Director of the Center for Remote Sensing Professor of Geography & Electrical Engineering University of Delaware Graduate College of Marine Studies

By: Sam J Purkis and Victor V Klemas
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