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Title Land surface remote sensing : environment and risks / edited by Nicolas Baghdadi, Mehrez Zribi
Published London [England] ; Oxford [England] : ISTE Press Elsevier, 2016
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Description 1 online resource (386 pages) : illustrations
Series Remote Sensing Observations of Continental Surfaces Set
Contents 2.3. Methods for monitoring deforestation2.4. Programs for estimating deforestation on a global scale; 2.5. Programs evaluating deforestation and degradation on a regional scale: some case studies; 2.6. Outlook; 2.7. Key points; 2.8. Bibliography; Chapter 3. Remote Sensing of Wildfires; 3.1. Introduction; 3.2. Fuel moisture estimation; 3.3. Fire detection; 3.4. Burnt area mapping; 3.5. Perspectives; 3.6. Key points; 3.7. Bibliography; Chapter 4. Characterization of Industrial Plumes; 4.1. Introduction; 4.2. Principal characteristics of anthropogenic plumes; 4.3. Optical properties of plumes
4.4. Characterization of aerosol plumes using remote sensing 4.5. Characterization of gas plume properties; 4.6. Conclusions and outlook; 4.7. Key points; 4.8. Bibliography; Chapter 5. Monitoring of Earth Surface Motion and Geomorphologic Processes by Optical Image Correlation; 5.1. Introduction; 5.2. Sources of image data; 5.3. Preprocessing; 5.4. Principles of optical image correlation; 5.5. Applications; 5.6. Current limitations and perspectives; 5.7. Conclusions; 5.8. Key points; 5.9. Acknowledgments; 5.10. Bibliography
7.3. The contribution of InSAR to the understanding and monitoring of volcanoes7.4. Contribution of InSAR to the characterization of anthropogenic subsidence; 7.5. Outlook; 7.6. Appendix 1; 7.7. Appendix 2; 7.8. Key points; 7.9. Bibliography; Chapter 8. Applications of Remote Sensing to Locust Management; 8.1. Introduction; 8.2. Potential of remote sensing in locust monitoring; 8.3. Case study 1: using SPOT satellite images to evaluate the impact of habitat fragmentation on population dynamics of the red locust Nomadacris septemfasciata in the Sofia basin in Madagascar
Chapter 6. Application of Optical Remote Sensing for Monitoring Environmental Impacts of Mining: From Exploitation to Postmining6.1. The environmental and societal stakes of mining; 6.2. The role of Earth Observation; 6.3. Application examples; 6.4. Multisensor integrated approaches; 6.5. Exploitation of an airborne LiDAR DTM ; 6.6. Conclusions and perspectives; 6.7. Key points; 6.8. Acknowledgments; 6.9. Bibliography; Chapter 7. The Contribution of SAR Data to Volcanology and Subsidence Studies; 7.1. Introduction; 7.2. Principles of using satellite SAR data to measure ground displacement
Front Cover ; Land Surface Remote Sensing: Environment and Risks ; Copyright ; Contents; Foreword; Acronyms; Introduction; Chapter 1. Drylands and Desertification; 1.1. Drylands; 1.2. Dryland vegetation observed by satellite; 1.3. Soils and surface materials: the dominant components of drylands; 1.4. Conclusions and outlook; 1.5. Key points; 1.6. Bibliography; Chapter 2. Remote Sensing and Measuring Deforestation; 2.1. Introduction: forests, deforestation and forest degradation; 2.2. Which images should be used for measuring deforestation? Limits and advantages
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references at the end of each chapters and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (ebrary, viewed November 18, 2016)
Subject Environmental monitoring.
Remote sensing.
Environmental monitoring.
Remote sensing.
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Agriculture -- Agronomy -- Crop Science.
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Agriculture -- Agronomy -- General.
Form Electronic book
Author Baghdadi, Nicolas, editor.
Zribi, Mehrez, editor.
ISBN 0081012659