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Author Graetz, R. D. (Rodney Dean)

Title Looking back : the changing face of the Australian continent, 1972-1992 / Dean Graetz, Rohan Fisher and Murray Wilson
Published Canberra : CSIRO Office of Space Science & Applications, 1992


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'BOOL GIANT  919.40209045 Gra/Lbt  AVAILABLE
Description viii, 159 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 42 cm + 1 CD-ROM + 1 disk
Series COSSA publication ; 029
COSSA publication, 0818-4291 ; nos. 029, 031
COSSA publication ; 029
COSSA publication ; no. 029 ; 031
Contents 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
Analysis Ecology
Land resources
Remote sensing
Notes "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.]
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Environmental monitoring -- Australia -- Remote sensing.
Land use -- Australia -- Remote sensing.
Natural resources -- Australia -- Remote sensing.
Nature -- Effect of human beings on.
Plant communities -- Australia -- History -- Remote sensing.
Remote sensing -- Australia -- Maps.
Remote sensing -- Australia.
Vegetation dynamics -- Australia -- Remote sensing.
Australia -- Geography.
Author Fisher, Rohan
Wilson, M. G. A. (Murray George Alexander), 1932-
CSIRO Office of Space Science and Applications.
LC no. 01007074
ISBN 0643047646
Other Titles Aus watch
AusWatch : data sets for the study of landcover change