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Title Satellite remote sensing for conservation action : case studies from aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems / edited by Allison K. Leidner, Graeme M. Buchanan
Published Cambridge, United Kingdom ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2018
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Description 1 online resource (xvii, 323 pages,12 pages of unnumbered plates.)
Contents A brief introduction to conservation and conservation remote sensing / Graeme M. Buchanan and Allison K. Leidner -- Introduction to remote sensing for conservation practitioners / Andreas Brink, Cindy Schmidt and Zoltan Szantoi -- Satellite remote sensing for the conservation of East Asia's coastal wetlands / Nicholas J. Murray -- Global forest maps in support of conservation monitoring / Samuel Jantz, Lilian Pintea, Janet Nackoney and Matthew C. Hansen -- Wildfire monitoring with satellite remote sensing in support to conservation / Ilaria Palumbo, Abdoulkarim Samna, Marco Clerici, and Antoine Royer -- Ecosystem Functioning Observations for assessing conservation in the Doñana National Park, Spain / Paula Escribano and Nestor Fernandez -- Predicting mule deer harvest in real-time: Integrating satellite remote-sensing measures of forage quality and climate in Idaho, United States / Mark Hebblewhite, Mark Hurley, Paul Lukacs and Josh Nowak -- Lessons learned from WhaleWatch: a tool using satellite data to provide near real-time predictions of whale occurrence / Helen Bailey, Elliott Hazen, Bruce Mate, Steven J. Bograd, Ladd Irvine, Daniel M. Palacios, Karin A. Forney, Evan Howell, Aimee Hoover, Lynn DeWitt, Jessica Wingfield and Monica DeAngelis -- The evolution of remote sensing applications vital to effective biodiversity conservation and sustainable development / Karyn Tabor and Jennifer Hewson -- Operational concervation remote sensing: common themes, lessons learned, and future prospects / Allison K. Leidner and Graeme M. Buchanan
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Biodiversity conservation -- Remote sensing.
Artificial satellites in remote sensing.
Form Electronic book
Author Leidner, Allison K., editor
Buchanan, Graeme M., editor
Cambridge University Press.
ISBN 9781108631129 (electronic bk.)
1108631126 (electronic bk.)