An Introduction to Contemporary Remote Sensing 1 9780071740111 Publisher's Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. A PRACTICAL, FULL-COLOR GUIDE TO REMOTE SENSING Written by an internationally renowned expert in the field, An Introduction to Contemporary Remote Sensing introduces the latest developments in remote sensing and imaging science. This book covers basic principles and discusses essential technologies, such as aerial photography, radar, Lidar (light detection and ranging), photogrammetry, satellites, thermal radiation, and much more. Full-color images illustrate the concepts presented, and review questions at the end of each chapter help reinforce learning. This detailed resource provides the solid foundation in remote sensing required for developing diverse geospatial applications. Coverage includes: Geographic information system (GIS) Global positioning system (GPS), mobile mapping, and Google Earth Electromagnetic radiation principles Characteristics of remotely sensed data Spatial, spectral, radiometric, and temporal resolution Aerial photo interpretation Photogrammetry Remote sensors Earth observation satellites Digital image analysis Thermal remote sensing Active remote sensing
An Introduction to Contemporary Remote Sensing

An Introduction to Contemporary Remote Sensing

1st Edition
By Qihao Weng
ISBN10: 0071740112
ISBN13: 9780071740111
Copyright: 2012

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Chapter 1. The Field of Remote Sensing
Chapter 2. Electromagnetic Radiation Principles
Chapter 3. Characteristics of Remotely Sensed Data
Chapter 4. Aerial Photo Interpretation
Chapter 5. Photogrammetry Basics
Chapter 6. Remote Sensors
Chapter 7. Earth Observation Satellites
Chapter 8. Digital Image Analysis
Chapter 9. Thermal Remote Sensing
Chapter 10. Active Remote Sensing

About the Author

Qihao Weng