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Space Sciences Series of ISSI
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Forest Properties and Carbon Cycle Studies from Earth Observations

Herausgeber: Scipal, Klaus, Cazenave, Anny, Lopez, Teodolina (Eds.)

  • Provides a unique collection of papers on ground and space borne forest structure observation techniques and their role in earth system science and policy
  • Is of interest to a wide audience of researchers and students
  • Contains a rich resource of unpublished data, examples and illustrations
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Hardcover ca. 149,79 €
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  • Erscheinungstermin: 26. November 2019
  • ISBN 978-3-030-32838-2
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Über dieses Buch

This book features a comprehensive series of papers on all relevant aspects of forest structure estimation from space and related fields. Papers in this book discuss the importance of the derived products for earth system science and policy, the latest earth observation system and techniques, aspects of ground data collection for contextualisation and validation and the consistent generation of estimates from multiple data stream.

Previously published in Surveys in Geophysics, Volume 40, Issue 4, 2019

The chapters “Aspects of Forest Biomass in the Earth System: Its Role and Major Unknowns”, “The Role and Need for Space-Based Forest Biomass-Related Measurements in Environmental Management and Policy’, “Recent Advances in Forest Observation with Visual Interpretation of Very High-Resolution Imagery”, “Species Matter: Wood Density Influences Tropical Forest Biomass at Multiple Scales”, “Innovations in Ground and Airborne Technologies as Reference and for Training and Validation: Terrestrial Laser Scanning (TLS)”, “New Opportunities for Forest Remote Sensing Through Ultra-High-Density Drone Lidar”, “The Importance of Consistent Global Forest Aboveground Biomass Product Validation”, and “A Joint ESA-NASA Multi-mission Algorithm and Analysis Platform (MAAP) for Biomass, NISAR, and GEDI” are available as open access articles under a CC BY 4.0 license at link.springer.com


Über den Autor


Klaus Scipal received the M.Sc. degree in geodesy and the Ph.D. degree in remote sensing from the Vienna University of Technology (TUW), Vienna, Austria, in 1999 and 2002, respectively. From 2002 to 2006, he was an Assistant Professor with the TUW leading the scatterometer group. In 2006, he joined the satellite data assimilation section of the European Centre for Medium Range Weather Forecasts, working on the land surface assimilation system. Since 2009, he is with the Mission Science Division of the European Space Agency contributing to the definition and development of future earth observation satellites.
Anny Cazenave is director for Earth sciences at the International Space Science Institute, Bern, Switzerland and emeritus scientist at the ‘Laboratoire d’Etudes en Géophysique et Océanographie Spatiale’, Toulouse, France. Her research deals with the applications of space techniques to geosciences (geodesy, solid Earth geophysics, sea level change and climatic causes, land hydrology from space).

Teodolina Lopez received the Ph.D. degree in planetary science from the University Toulouse III in 2011. After different post-doctoral positions in France, she held an Earth Science post-doctoral position, from 2016 to 2019, at the International Space Science Institute (ISSI) in Bern, Switzerland. Her research focuses on the characterisation in (semi-) arid regions of the groundwater flow and transfers and their interaction with the atmosphere. This approach relies on the synergy between Earth Observation dataset (mostly thermal infrared and gravity) with in situ measurements (geophysical, geochemical and geology) and simulations.

Dieses Buch kaufen

Hardcover ca. 149,79 €
Preis für Deutschland (Brutto)
  • Erscheinungstermin: 26. November 2019
  • ISBN 978-3-030-32838-2
  • Kostenfreier Versand für Individualkunden weltweit

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Bibliografische Information

Bibliographic Information
Buchtitel
Forest Properties and Carbon Cycle Studies from Earth Observations
Herausgeber
  • Klaus Scipal
  • Anny Cazenave
  • Teodolina Lopez
Titel der Buchreihe
Space Sciences Series of ISSI
Buchreihen Band
71
Copyright
2020
Verlag
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Inhaber
Springer Nature Switzerland AG
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-32838-2
Buchreihen ISSN
1385-7525
Auflage
1
Seitenzahl
XX, 355
Zusätzliche Informationen
HB spin-off book from the journal Surveys in Geophysics, Volume 40, Issue 4, 2019
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