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This book offers a multi-level examination of remote-sensing technologies for mapping and monitoring coral reef ecosystems, ranging from satellite and airborne imagery to ship-based observation. Includes examples of practical applications of the technologies.
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.
By Magaly Koch
This fully revised and updated edition deals with the mechanics of processing remotely-sensed images. Presented in an accessible manner, this book covers a wide range of image processing and pattern recognition techniques. A number of examples are included on the accompanying website to illustrate the practical use of specific techniques.
Spatial Data Analysis introduces key principles about spatial data and provides guidance on methods for their exploration; it provides a set of key ideas or frameworks that will give the reader knowledge of the kinds of problems that can be tackled using the tools that are widely available for the...
By Jian-Guo Liu
Essential Image Processing and GIS for Remote Sensing is an accessible overview of the subject and successfully draws together these three key areas in a balanced and comprehensive manner. The book provides an overview of essential techniques and a selection of key case studies in a variety of application areas.
Cutting edge explanation of and guide to the recent integration of qualitative research and mixed methods with GIS.
This book investigates the applicability of satellite radar interferometry InSAR for deformation monitoring. The presented methodologies are demonstrated in an integrated way for the entire northern part of the Netherlands and a part of Germany.
Offers a practical format for GIS users to develop proficiency in various spatial analysis methods, including classification; assessment of quantities and densities; location analysis; change over time, location, and value comparisons; geographic distribution; pattern analysis; and, cluster identification.