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    An Introduction to Contemporary Remote Sensing

    By: Qihao Weng

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    9780071740128
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    eBook
     
     

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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

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