An Introduction to Contemporary Remote Sensing Hardback
by Qihao Weng
Publisher's Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. A PRACTICAL, FULL-COLOR GUIDE TO REMOTE SENSINGWritten 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 EarthElectromagnetic radiation principlesCharacteristics of remotely sensed dataSpatial, spectral, radiometric, and temporal resolutionAerial photo interpretationPhotogrammetryRemote sensorsEarth observation satellitesDigital image analysisThermal remote sensingActive remote sensing
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 320 pages, 100 Illustrations, unspecified
- Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
- Publication Date: 09/02/2012
- Category: Geographical information systems (GIS) & remote sensing
- ISBN: 9780071740111
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