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Advances in Land Remote Sensing

System, Modeling, Inversion and Application

Editors: Liang, Shunlin (Ed.)

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  • Comprehensive reviews of the state-of-the-art land remote sensing
  • Bridging the research areas from system development to modeling, inversion and application
  • Summarizes past achievements and provides an outlook to the future
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This book collects the review papers from both technical sessions and three discussion panels of the 9th International Symposium on Physical Measurements and Signatures in Remote Sensing (ISPMSRS). It systematically summarizes the past achievements and identifies the frontier issues as the research agenda for the near future. It covers all aspects of land remote sensing, from sensor systems, physical modeling, inversion algorithms, to various applications. The papers on remote sensing system evaluate the capabilities of different sensor systems for estimating key land surface variables and how they can best be improved and integrated effectively in the future. Papers on modeling and inversion review the state-of-the-art methodologies on physical modeling and the inversion algorithms for estimating a series of land surface variables. The papers on remote sensing application assess the current status of various applications and discuss how better to bridge the development of remote-sensing science and technology and practical applications. Representing the community effort and contributed by a team of international leading experts, this indispensable reference book for graduate students and practitioners of remote sensing also aids those engaged in academic research, government and industry.
Audience: Graduate students, practitioners of remote sensing through academic research, government and industry.

Table of contents (19 chapters)

Table of contents (19 chapters)
  • Recent Advances in Land Remote Sensing: An Overview

    Pages 1-6

    Liang, Shunlin

  • Passive Microwave Remote Sensing for Land Applications

    Pages 9-18

    Jackson, Thomas J.

  • Active Microwave Remote Sensing Systems and Applications to Snow Monitoring

    Pages 19-49

    Shi, Jiancheng

  • Multi-angular Thermal Infrared Observations of Terrestrial Vegetation

    Pages 51-93

    Menenti, Massimo (et al.)

  • Terrestrial Applications of Multiangle Remote Sensing

    Pages 95-144

    Chopping, Mark J.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Advances in Land Remote Sensing
Book Subtitle
System, Modeling, Inversion and Application
Editors
  • Shunlin Liang
Copyright
2008
Publisher
Springer Netherlands
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media B.V.
eBook ISBN
978-1-4020-6450-0
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4020-6450-0
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-4020-6449-4
Softcover ISBN
978-94-007-9868-7
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXI, 497
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