The Roles of Remote Sensing in Nature Conservation

A Practical Guide and Case Studies

Editors: Diaz-Delgado, Ricardo, Lucas, Richard, Hurford, Clive (Eds.)

  • The chapters provide real examples of remote sensing techniques applied to map a range of indicators required by conservation managers, such as habitat distribution and condition, biodiversity indicators or even individual plants with drones
  • Special chapters on Remote sensing imagery preparation for ecological studies, assessment of the use of drones to map nesting bird colonies or invasive plant species
  • Book sections lead the reader towards the specific application and every chapter provides practical lessons for nature conservation
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About this book

The book will provide an overview of the practical application of remote sensing for the purposes of nature conservation as developed by ecologists in collaboration with remote sensing specialists, providing guidance on all phases from the planning of remote sensing projects for conservation to the interpretation and validation of the images.  

About the authors

Dr. Ricardo Diaz-Delgado, CSIC-Estación Biológica de Doñana EBD, Sevilla, SpainProf. Richard Lucas, The University of New South Wales, School of Bio., Earth, Env. Science, Kensington, AustraliaDr. Clive Hurford, Natural Resources Wales, Pembroke Wales, United Kingdom

Table of contents (16 chapters)

  • Introducing the Book “The Roles of Remote Sensing in Nature Conservation”

    Díaz-Delgado, Ricardo (et al.)

    Pages 3-10

  • Towards a Mature Age of Remote Sensing for Natura 2000 Habitat Conservation: Poor Method Transferability as a Prime Obstacle

    Vanden Borre, Jeroen (et al.)

    Pages 11-37

  • Pre-processing of Remotely Sensed Imagery

    Bunting, Peter

    Pages 39-63

    Preview Buy Chapter 30,19 €
  • Long-Term Ecological Monitoring at the Landscape Scale for Nature Conservation: The Example of Doñana Protected Area

    Díaz-Delgado, Ricardo

    Pages 65-76

  • NILS – A Nationwide Inventory Program for Monitoring the Conditions and Changes of the Swedish Landscape

    Allard, Anna

    Pages 79-90

Buy this book

eBook 130,89 €
price for Spain (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-319-64332-8
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover 166,39 €
price for Spain (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-319-64330-4
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
  • The final prices may differ from the prices shown due to specifics of VAT rules
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Roles of Remote Sensing in Nature Conservation
Book Subtitle
A Practical Guide and Case Studies
Editors
  • Ricardo Diaz-Delgado
  • Richard Lucas
  • Clive Hurford
Copyright
2017
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-64332-8
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-64332-8
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-64330-4
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 318
Number of Illustrations and Tables
38 b/w illustrations, 64 illustrations in colour
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