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Biophysical Applications of Satellite Remote Sensing

Hanes, Jonathan (Ed.)

2014, XIV, 230 p. 56 illus., 37 illus. in color.

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  • Includes a comprehensive synthesis of major biophysical applications of satellite remote sensing
  • Provides in-depth discussions of satellite-derived biophysical metrics with an emphasis on theory, methodology, validation, findings, and directions of future research
  • Furnishes scientists, instructors, and students in a variety of fields with a comprehensive resource for studying biophysical applications of satellite remote sensing

A variety of biophysical applications (e.g. leaf area index and gross primary productivity) have been derived from measurements of the Earth system obtained remotely by NASA’s MODIS sensors and other satellite platforms. In Biophysical Applications of Satellite Remote Sensing, the authors describe major applications of satellite remote sensing for studying Earth's biophysical phenomena. The focus of the book lies on the broad palette of specific applications (metrics) of biophysical activity derived using satellite remote sensing. With in-depth discussions of satellite-derived biophysical metrics that focus specifically on theory, methodology, validation, major findings, and directions of future research, this book provides an excellent resource for remote sensing specialists, ecologists, geographers, biologists, climatologists, and environmental scientists.

Content Level » Research

Keywords » Biosphere - Remote sensing - Satellite imagery - biophysical activity - metric

Related subjects » Biophysics & Biological Physics - Environmental Sciences

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