Physical Principles of Remote Sensing

Author: Gareth Rees,W. G. Rees

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 110700473X

Category: Science

Page: 492

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A quantitative yet accessible introduction to remote sensing techniques, this new edition covers a broad spectrum of Earth science applications.
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High Performance Computing in Remote Sensing

Author: Antonio J. Plaza,Chein-I Chang

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9781420011616

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 496

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Solutions for Time-Critical Remote Sensing Applications The recent use of latest-generation sensors in airborne and satellite platforms is producing a nearly continual stream of high-dimensional data, which, in turn, is creating new processing challenges. To address the computational requirements of time-critical applications, researchers have begun incorporating high performance computing (HPC) models in remote sensing missions. High Performance Computing in Remote Sensing is one of the first volumes to explore state-of-the-art HPC techniques in the context of remote sensing problems. It focuses on the computational complexity of algorithms that are designed for parallel computing and processing. A Diverse Collection of Parallel Computing Techniques and Architectures The book first addresses key computing concepts and developments in remote sensing. It also covers application areas not necessarily related to remote sensing, such as multimedia and video processing. Each subsequent chapter illustrates a specific parallel computing paradigm, including multiprocessor (cluster-based) systems, large-scale and heterogeneous networks of computers, grid computing platforms, and specialized hardware architectures for remotely sensed data analysis and interpretation. An Interdisciplinary Forum to Encourage Novel Ideas The extensive reviews of current and future developments combined with thoughtful perspectives on the potential challenges of adapting HPC paradigms to remote sensing problems will undoubtedly foster collaboration and development among many fields.
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Principles of Applied Remote Sensing

Author: Siamak Khorram,Cynthia F. van der Wiele,Frank H. Koch,Stacy A. C. Nelson,Matthew D. Potts

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 331922560X

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 307

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This textbook is one of the first to explain the fundamentals and applications of remote sensing at both undergraduate and graduate levels. Topics include definitions and a brief history of payloads and platforms, data acquisition and specifications, image processing techniques, data integration and spatial modeling, and a range of applications covering terrestrial, atmospheric, oceanographic and planetary disciplines. The policy and law issues of remote sensing and the future trends on the horizon are also covered. Remote sensing is an exciting, dynamic technology that is transforming the Earth sciences – terrestrial, atmospheric, and marine – as well as the practices of agriculture, disaster response, engineering, natural resources, providing evidence in legal cases and documented humanitarian crises, and many other fields. Increasingly, understanding of these techniques will be central to a number of disciplines, particularly as the technology advances.
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Remote Sensing of Vegetation

Principles, Techniques, and Applications

Author: Hamlyn G Jones,Robin A Vaughan

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199207798

Category: Science

Page: 353

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An accessible yet rigorous introduction to remote sensing and its application to the study of vegetation for advanced undergraduate and graduate students. The underlying physical and mathematical principles of the techniques disucussed are explained in a way readily understood by those without a strong mathematical background.
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Photogrammetrie

Geometrische Informationen aus Photographien und Laserscanneraufnahmen

Author: Karl Kraus

Publisher: Walter de Gruyter

ISBN: 3110908034

Category: Science

Page: 540

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Volume1 of this three volume series of textbooks on photogrammetry is dedicated to the fundamentals and standard procedures, both for photogrammetry and for laser scanning that have come to the fore in recent years. Using photogrammetry and laser scanning, it is mainly the position and form of objects that are recorded and modelled. Data capture sensors are fitted to aircraft, and to terrestrial platforms for work in the immediate vicinity. Results from modelling are partly visualized as vector graphics and partly as bit-maps.
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Mathematical Principles of Remote Sensing

Making Inferences from Noisy Data

Author: Andrew S Milman

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9780203305782

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 421

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This book is an informative reference, or working textbook, on the mathematics, and general physical and chemical processes behind remote sensor measurements.
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Theorie der elektromagnetischen Wellen

Nach Vorträge im Nachrichtentechnischen Kolloquium der Universität Bern

Author: Schanda

Publisher: Springer-Verlag

ISBN: 3034869746

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 128

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Land Observation by Remote Sensing

Author: Buiten

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9782881249396

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 642

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Focusing on land objects, this textbook for an advanced undergraduate or graduate course describes both the fundamentals of the theory of remote sensing as well as the application of this technique to the fields of agriculture, forestry, land use, land evaluation, agrohydrology, irrigation, nature conservation, and environmental pollution control. An updated translation of the 1990 Dutch edition. Annotation copyright by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
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Targets and Backgrounds

Author: N.A

Publisher: Society of Photo Optical

ISBN: N.A

Category: Target acquisition

Page: N.A

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Computer Processing of Remotely-Sensed Images

An Introduction

Author: Paul M. Mather,Magaly Koch

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119956404

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 460

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This fourth and full colour edition updates and expands a widely-used textbook aimed at advanced undergraduate and postgraduate students taking courses in remote sensing and GIS in Geography, Geology and Earth/Environmental Science departments. Existing material has been brought up to date and new material has been added. In particular, a new chapter, exploring the two-way links between remote sensing and environmental GIS, has been added. New and updated material includes: A website at www.wiley.com/go/mather4 that provides access to an updated and expanded version of the MIPS image processing software for Microsoft Windows, PowerPoint slideshows of the figures from each chapter, and case studies, including full data sets, Includes new chapter on Remote Sensing and Environmental GIS that provides insights into the ways in which remotely-sensed data can be used synergistically with other spatial data sets, including hydrogeological and archaeological applications, New section on image processing from a computer science perspective presented in a non-technical way, including some remarks on statistics, New material on image transforms, including the analysis of temporal change and data fusion techniques, New material on image classification including decision trees, support vector machines and independent components analysis, and Now in full colour throughout. This book provides the material required for a single semester course in Environmental Remote Sensing plus additional, more advanced, reading for students specialising in some aspect of the subject. It is written largely in non-technical language yet it provides insights into more advanced topics that some may consider too difficult for a non-mathematician to understand. The case studies available from the website are fully-documented research projects complete with original data sets. For readers who do not have access to commercial image processing software, MIPS provides a licence-free, intuitive and comprehensive alternative.
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Fundamentals of Polarimetric Remote Sensing

Author: John Robert Schott

Publisher: SPIE Press

ISBN: N.A

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 244

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Polarimetric remote sensing offers the potential to provide a new dimension for observations of the Earth. This book takes a systems approach to the physical processes involved with formation, collection, and analysis of polarimetric remote sensing data in the visible through longwave infrared. The emphasis is on Earth observation at human scales (ground sample distances of fractions of a meter to tens of meters) where the contrast between manmade objects and natural backgrounds are typical subjects of interest. This text is targeted at individuals with a sound quantitative understanding of remote sensing who need an introduction to polarimetric signals as they relate to remote sensing. It includes a brief review of the polarized nature of electromagnetic energy and radiometry and introduces ways to characterize a beam of polarized energy (Stokes vectors) and polarized energy matter interactions (Mueller matrices). The polarized bidirectional reflectance distribution function (pBRDF) is introduced as a way to characterize the reflective and emissive polarimetric behavior of materials. The goal is to provide the reader with an introduction to the topic, an appreciation of the issues, and the tools to begin to work in this field.
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Remote Sensing of Snow and Ice

Author: W. Gareth Rees

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9781420023749

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 312

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Many advances in spaceborne instrumentation, remote sensing, and data analysis have occurred in recent years, but until now there has been no book that reflects these advances while delivering a uniform treatment of the remote sensing of frozen regions. Remote Sensing of Snow and Ice identifies unifying themes and ideas in these fields and presents them in a single volume. This book provides a comprehensive introduction to the remote sensing of the Earth’s cryosphere. Explaining why cryospheric observations are important and why remote sensing observations are essential, it offers thorough surveys of the physical properties of ice and snow, and of current and emerging remote sensing techniques. Presenting a technical review of how the properties of snow and ice relate to remote sensing observations, the book focuses on principles by which useful geophysical information becomes encoded into the electromagnetic radiation detected during the remote sensing process. The author then discusses in detail the application of remote sensing methods to snow, freshwater ice, glaciers, and icebergs. The book concludes with a summary that examines what remote sensing has revealed about the cryosphere, where major technical problems still exist, and how these problems can be addressed.
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Digitale Bildverarbeitung

Eine Einführung mit Java und ImageJ

Author: Wilhelm Burger,Mark James Burge

Publisher: Springer-Verlag

ISBN: 354027653X

Category: Computers

Page: 532

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Die Autoren geben eine fundierte Einführung in die wichtigsten Methoden der digitalen Bildverarbeitung. Dabei steht die praktische Anwendbarkeit im Vordergrund, formale und mathematische Aspekte sind auf das Wesentliche reduziert, ohne dabei auf eine präzise und konsistente Vorgehensweise zu verzichten. Der Text eignet sich für technisch orientierte Studiengänge ab dem 3.Semester und basiert auf der mehrjährigen Lehrerfahrung der Autoren zu diesem Thema. Der Einsatz in der Lehre wird durch zahlreiche praktische Übungsaufgaben unterstützt. Das Buch eignet sich auch als detaillierte Referenz für Praktiker und Anwender gängiger Verfahren der digitalen Bildverarbeitung, z.B. in der Medizin, der Materialprüfung, der Robotik oder der Medientechnik. Softwareseitig basiert das Buch auf der in Java implementierten und frei verfügbaren Bildverarbeitungsumgebung ImageJ.
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Remote Sensing and Global Climate Change

Author: Robin A. Vaughan,Arthur P. Cracknell

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3642792871

Category: Science

Page: 495

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Experts report the state of the art in the study of global climate change using remote sensing techniques. Topics covered include the principles of remote sensing, the management of data, data requirements in climatology, the principles of modelling, the input of data into models, and the application of remote sensing to the atmosphere, ice and snow, seas and land. The book is highly topical given the current great public and scientific awareness of possible man-made changes to the climate. It is essential reading for anyone new to the field, and invaluable as a reference work to those already working in it.
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Passive Microwave Remote Sensing of the Earth

Physical Foundations

Author: Eugene A. Sharkov

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9783540439462

Category: Science

Page: 613

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The most comprehensive description of the physical foundations of methods and instruments in the fields of passive remote sensing applied to investigations of the Earth, Solar system bodies and space. Emphasis is placed on the physical aspects necessary to judge the possibilities and limitations of passive remote sensing methods in specific observation cases. Numerous practical applications and illustrations are given referring to airspace up-to-date experiments. Due to the lack in traditional separation on methods and instruments of remote sensing of the Earth and outerterrestrial space this book aims to supply more information in this field.
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Geofernerkundung

Grundlagen und Anwendungen

Author: Friedrich Kühn,Bernhard Hörig

Publisher: Springer-Verlag

ISBN: 3642578292

Category: Science

Page: 166

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Die Erde vom All

Author: Fondation GoodPlanet,Yann Arthus-Bertrand

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783868736427

Category:

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Remote Sensing

The Image Chain Approach

Author: John R. Schott

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199724390

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 688

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Remote Sensing deals with the fundamental ideas underlying the rapidly growing field of remote sensing. John Schott explores energy-matter interaction, radiation propagation, data dissemination, and described the tools and procedures required to extract information from remotely sensed data using the image chain approach. Organizations and individuals often focus on one aspect of the remote sensing process before considering it as a whole, thus investigating unjustified effort, time, and expense to get minimal improvement. Unlike other books on the subject, Remote Sensing treats the process as a continuous flow. Schott examines the limitations obstructing the flow of information to the user, employing numerous applications of remote sensing to earth observation disciplines. For this second edition, in addition to a thorough update, there are major changes and additions, such as a much more complete treatment of spectroscopic imaging, which has matured dramatically in the last ten years, and a more rigorous treatment of image processing with an emphasis on spectral image processing algorithms. Remote Sensing is an ideal first text in remote sensing for advanced undergraduate and graduate students in the physical or engineering sciences, and will also serve as a valuable reference for practitioners.
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Hyperspectral Imaging Remote Sensing

Physics, Sensors, and Algorithms

Author: Dimitris G. Manolakis,Ronald B. Lockwood,Thomas W. Cooley

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1316033406

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: N.A

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A practical and self-contained guide to the principles, techniques, models and tools of imaging spectroscopy. Bringing together material from essential physics and digital signal processing, it covers key topics such as sensor design and calibration, atmospheric inversion and model techniques, and processing and exploitation algorithms. Readers will learn how to apply the main algorithms to practical problems, how to choose the best algorithm for a particular application, and how to process and interpret hyperspectral imaging data. A wealth of additional materials accompany the book online, including example projects and data for students, and problem solutions and viewgraphs for instructors. This is an essential text for senior undergraduate and graduate students looking to learn the fundamentals of imaging spectroscopy, and an invaluable reference for scientists and engineers working in the field.
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