An Introduction to Contemporary Remote Sensing

An Introduction to Contemporary Remote Sensing by Qihao Weng
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A PRACTICAL, FULL-COLOR GUIDE TO REMOTE SENSING

Written by an internationally renowned expert in the field, An Introduction to Contemporary Remote Sensing introduces the latest developments in remote sensing and imaging science. This book covers basic principles and discusses essential technologies, such as aerial photography, radar, Lidar (light detection and ranging), photogrammetry, satellites, thermal radiation, and much more. Full-color images illustrate the concepts presented, and review questions at the end of each chapter help reinforce learning. This detailed resource provides the solid foundation in remote sensing required for developing diverse geospatial applications.

Coverage includes:

Geographic information system (GIS)

Global positioning system (GPS), mobile mapping, and Google Earth

Electromagnetic radiation principles

Characteristics of remotely sensed data

Spatial, spectral, radiometric, and temporal resolution

Aerial photo interpretation

Photogrammetry

Remote sensors

Earth observation satellites

Digital image analysis

Thermal remote sensing

Active remote sensing
ISBN:
9780071740128
Publication Date:
09 / 02 / 2012

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