The what and the why of this book -- Satellite images: the new view of Earth -- Landcover: a new way of thinking about the land -- Landcover change: something that concerns us all -- Where we all live -- The heartlands and the headache -- The land without people -- Where have all the forests gone? -- To have and hold or who knows best? -- What is all the fuss? -- Looking back and looking ahead
"The Australian contribution to the International Space Year (ISY) Global Land Cover Change Project."
Issued with a companion CD-ROM: Auswatch : data sets for the study of landcover change / by Murray Wilson ... [et al.]