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Information Technologies for Remote Monitoring of the Environment

Authors: Krapivin, Vladimir F., Shutko, Anatolij M.

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  • Complete survey of present-day understanding of  the role of ecoinformatics methods in sustainable development
  • Interactive modeling of natural and anthropogenic processes  taking into consideration correlations between their components
  • Analyzes the modeling of forest ecosystems to understand their role in stabilization of climate change processes
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The key novelty of this book is first of all in the successful attempt to conduct jointly modeling of environment in terms of physical environment related parameters and measuring similar parameters by means of multispectral remote sensing, primarily by means of passive microwave remote sensing technology. Another new step is in the development and utilization of a multilevel approach which includes remote sensing of the land and water parameters like soil moisture, depth to water table, biomass of vegetation, temperature and salinity of water, in situ measurements of similar parameters and incorporation of GIS and data sets into the models of typical environments. The part of book, which contains remote sensing is focused on multipurpose observations from aircraft obtained in many soil-climatic zones in different countries and is reach of the examples of practical application.
Applied mathematicians, geophysics, hydrologists, socio-economists, statesmans and other researchers of environmental changes will find a wealth of information and ideas in this book.

About the authors

Professor Krapivin has published numerous papers and a number of relevant to environmental and global changes studies. Professor Shutko Author is the co-author of more than 200 publications and presentations in Soviet and International magazines.

Table of contents (8 chapters)

Table of contents (8 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Information Technologies for Remote Monitoring of the Environment
Authors
Series Title
Springer Praxis Books
Copyright
2012
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-642-20567-5
DOI
10.1007/978-3-642-20567-5
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-642-20566-8
Softcover ISBN
978-3-642-43368-9
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXXIV, 502
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