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Remote sensing of semi-arid terrain

R. J. Stone

Remote sensing of semi-arid terrain

a case study of Central Tunisia

by R. J. Stone

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Published by University of Durham, Department of Geography in Durham .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementR. J. Stone.
SeriesGraduate discussion paper -- No. 8
ContributionsUniversity of Durham. Department of Geography.
The Physical Object
Pagination33 p. :
Number of Pages33
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13961081M

The only reference on the use of GIS and related technologies in terrain analysis In this landmark publication, reflecting the collaborative effort of thirteen research groups based in four countries, leading experts detail how GIS and related technologies, such as GPS and remote sensing, are now being used, with the aid of computer modeling, in terrain analysis.5/5(1). Advanced Remote Sensing is an application-based reference that provides a single source of mathematical concepts necessary for remote sensing data gathering and assimilation. It presents state-of-the-art techniques for estimating land surface variables from a variety of data types, including optical sensors such as RADAR and LIDAR.

Remote sensing has undergone profound changes over the past two decades as GPS, GIS, and sensor advances have significantly expanded the user community and availability of images. New tools, such as automation, cloud-based services, drones, and artificial intelligence, continue to expand and enhance the . Books shelved as remote-sensing: Remote Sensing Digital Image Analysis: An Introduction by John A. Richards, Remote Sensing and GIS by Basudeb Bhatta, Ph.

Few studies have examined the influence of land use and terrain on the surface temperature effects of semi-arid mountainous urban areas. This study investigates the urban environment characterization and its effects on surface temperature using remote sensing. A methodology to identify soil degradation stages using remote sensing in semi-arid environments. Poster presentation in the Third International Congress Man and Soil at the Third Millenium, Valencia, Spain, 28 March-1 April, Koch, M., Blanco-Ward, D., and El-Baz, F. (). Characterizing active wadi channels in arid lands by linear.


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Microwave Remote Sensing of Soil Moisture in Semi-arid Environment. By A. Azad Hossain and Greg Easson. from 1 mm to 1 m. RADAR is an active sensor, transmitting a signal of electromagnetic energy, illuminating the terrain, and recording or measuring the response returned from the target or surface.

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The only reference on the use of GIS and related technologies in terrain analysis In this landmark publication, reflecting the collaborative effort of thirteen research groups based in four countries, leading experts detail how GIS and related technologies, such as GPS and remote sensing, are now being used, with the aid of computer modeling, in terrain analysis.

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Schaepmana,b, T.R. Mayrc a Laboratory of Geo-Information Science and Remote sensing, Wageningen University, Droevendaalsesteeg 3, P.O. AA Wageningen, The Netherlands b Remote Sensing Laboratories, University of Zürich, WinterthurerstrasseZürich, Switzerland.

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