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People and pixels [electronic resource] : linking remote sensing and social science / Diana Liverman ... [et al.], editors.

Contributor(s): Liverman, Diana M | National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on the Human Dimensions of Global Change.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, 1998Description: 1 online resource (viii, 244 p.) : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.).ISBN: 0585027889 (electronic bk.); 9780585027883 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Land use -- Remote sensing | Social sciences -- Methodology | Uso de la tierra -- Sensores remotos | Sol, Utilisation du -- T�el�ed�etection | Sciences sociales -- M�ethodologie | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Research | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Methodology | Landnutzung | Sozialwissenschaften | AufsatzsammlungGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: People and pixels.DDC classification: 300/.7/2 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Linking Remote Sensing and Social Science: The Need and the Challenges / Ronald R. Rindfuss and Paul C. Stern -- A Brief History of Remote Sensing Applications, with Emphasis on Landsat / Stanley A. Morain -- "Socializing the Pixel" and "Pixelizing the Social" in Land-Use and Land-Cover Change / Jacqueline Geoghegan, Lowell Pritchard, Jr. and Yelena Ogneva-Himmelberger ... [et al.] -- Linking Satellite, Census, and Survey Data to Study Deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon / Charles H. Wood and David Skole -- Land-Use Change After Deforestation in Amazonia / Emilio F. Moran and Eduardo Brondizio -- Land-Use/Land-Cover and Population Dynamics, Nang Rong, Thailand / Barbara Enwistle, Stephen J. Walsh and Ronald R. Rindfuss [et al.] -- Validating Prehistoric and Current Social Phenomena upon the Landscape of the Peten, Guatemala / Thomas L. Sever -- Extraction and Modeling of Urban Attributes Using Remote Sensing Technology / David J. Cowen and John R. Jensen -- Social Science and Remote Sensing in Famine Early Warning / Charles F. Hutchinson -- Health Applications of Remote Sensing and Climate Modeling / Paul R. Epstein -- An Annotated Guide to Earth Remote Sensing Data and Information Resources for Social Science Applications / Robert S. Chen -- App. B: Glossary / Mark Patterson.
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Committee on the Human Dimensions of Global Change. Commission on Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education. National Research Council.

Includes bibliographical references.

1. Linking Remote Sensing and Social Science: The Need and the Challenges / Ronald R. Rindfuss and Paul C. Stern -- 2. A Brief History of Remote Sensing Applications, with Emphasis on Landsat / Stanley A. Morain -- 3. "Socializing the Pixel" and "Pixelizing the Social" in Land-Use and Land-Cover Change / Jacqueline Geoghegan, Lowell Pritchard, Jr. and Yelena Ogneva-Himmelberger ... [et al.] -- 4. Linking Satellite, Census, and Survey Data to Study Deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon / Charles H. Wood and David Skole -- 5. Land-Use Change After Deforestation in Amazonia / Emilio F. Moran and Eduardo Brondizio -- 6. Land-Use/Land-Cover and Population Dynamics, Nang Rong, Thailand / Barbara Enwistle, Stephen J. Walsh and Ronald R. Rindfuss [et al.] -- 7. Validating Prehistoric and Current Social Phenomena upon the Landscape of the Peten, Guatemala / Thomas L. Sever -- 8. Extraction and Modeling of Urban Attributes Using Remote Sensing Technology / David J. Cowen and John R. Jensen -- 9. Social Science and Remote Sensing in Famine Early Warning / Charles F. Hutchinson -- 10. Health Applications of Remote Sensing and Climate Modeling / Paul R. Epstein -- App. A. An Annotated Guide to Earth Remote Sensing Data and Information Resources for Social Science Applications / Robert S. Chen -- App. B: Glossary / Mark Patterson.

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