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Remote Sensing of the Environment (International Edition): An Earth Resource Perspective


Series: Prentice Hall Series in Geographic Information Science

By: John R Jensen(Author)

613 pages, colour & b/w photos, colour & b/w illustrations

Pearson Education

Paperback | Sep 2006 | Edition: 2 | #163526 | ISBN: 1292021705
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Introduces the fundamentals of remote sensing from an earth resource (versus engineering) perspective. Emphasis is on turning remote sensing data into useful spatial biophysical or socio-economic information that can be used to make decisions. Assumes a course in introductory remote sensing or air photo interpretation, college algebra, and basic statistics.


1. Remote Sensing of the Environment
2. Electromagnetic Radiation Principles
3. History of Aerial Photography and Aerial Platforms
4. Aerial Photography - Vantage Point, Cameras, Filters, and Film
5. Elements of Visual Image Interpretation
6. Photogrammetry
7. Multispectral Remote Sensing Systems
8. Thermal Infrared Remote Sensing
9. Active and Passive Microwave Remote Sensing
10. LIDAR Remote Sensing (new)
11. Remote Sensing of Vegetation
12. Remote Sensing of Water
13. Remote Sensing the Urban Landscape
14. Remote Sensing of Soils, Minerals, and Geomorphology
15. In situ Spectral Reflectance Measurement (new)

Appendix A - Sources of Remote Sensing Information

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