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Practical handbook of remote sensing / Samantha Lavender and Andrew Lavender.

By: Lavender, Samantha [author].
Contributor(s): Lavender, Andrew [author].
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Boca Raton : CRC Press, ©2016Description: xxxii, 212 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9781498704335 (alk. paper) .Subject(s): Remote sensingDDC classification: 621.3678
Contents:
1. What is remote sensing? -- 2. How does remote sensing work? -- 3. Data available from remote sensing -- 4. Basic remote sensing using Landsat data -- 5. Introduction to image processing -- 6. Practical image processing -- 7. Geographic information systems and an introduction to QGIS -- 8. Urban environments and their signatures -- 9. Landscape evolution -- 10. Inland waters and the water cycle -- 11. Coastal waters and coastline evolution -- 12. Where to next?
Summary: This book contains the information needed to effectively find, download, analyze, and view environmental data. Written by an expert with more than 15 years of experience along with the perspective of a non-expert navigating his way through remote sensing for the first time, it serves as a guidebook for anyone wanting to use remote sensing technology without becoming an expert on the subject.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

1. What is remote sensing? --
2. How does remote sensing work? --
3. Data available from remote sensing --
4. Basic remote sensing using Landsat data --
5. Introduction to image processing --
6. Practical image processing --
7. Geographic information systems and an introduction to QGIS --
8. Urban environments and their signatures --
9. Landscape evolution --
10. Inland waters and the water cycle --
11. Coastal waters and coastline evolution --
12. Where to next?

This book contains the information needed to effectively find, download, analyze, and view environmental data. Written by an expert with more than 15 years of experience along with the perspective of a non-expert navigating his way through remote sensing for the first time, it serves as a guidebook for anyone wanting to use remote sensing technology without becoming an expert on the subject.

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