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    Remote Sensing for Biodiversity and Wildlife Management: Synthesis and Applications

    By: Steven Franklin

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    The Latest Advances in Remote Sensing for Biodiversity

    This state-of-the-art volume provides fundamental information on and practical applications of remote sensing technologies in wildlife management, habitat studies, and biodiversity assessment and monitoring. The book reviews image analysis, interpretation techniques, and key geospatial tools, including field-based, aerial, and satellite remote sensing, GIS, GPS, and spatial modeling.

    Remote Sensing for Biodiversity and Wildlife Management emphasizes transdisciplinary collaboration, technological innovations, and new applications in this emerging field. Landmark case studies and illustrative examples of best practices in biodiversity and wildlife management remote sensing at multiple scales are featured in this pioneering work.


    Management information requirements

    Geospatial data collection and processing

    Thermal, passive and active microwave, and passive and active optical sensing

    Integrated remote sensing, GIS, GPS, and spatial models

    Remote sensing of ecosystem process and structure

    Proven methods for acquiring, interpreting, and analyzing remotely sensed data

    Habitat suitability and quality analysis

    Mapping anthropogenic disturbances and modeling species distribution

    Biodiversity indicators, including species richness mapping and productivity modeling

    Habitat quality and dynamics

    Indicators and processes

    Invasive alien species

    Species prediction models

    Food and resources

    Biodiversity monitoring

    Fragmentation and spatial heterogeneity

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