Remote sensing for geoscientists image analysis and integration / Gary L. Prost

Author(s): Prost, G. L., author
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Subjects: Geology--Remote sensing
Prospecting--Remote sensing
Remote sensing
Geology--Geographic information systems
Image analysis
Formats: Electronic Resource, Remote
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Edition: Third edition
Published: Boca Raton, [Florida] : CRC Press, [2014]
♭2014
LC Classification: Q, QE
Physical Description: 1 online resource : text file, PDF
Alternate Title(s): Remote sensing for geologists.
Additional Authors: EBSCO Publishing (Firm)
Notes: LCCN: 2013016498
ISBN: 9781466561755 (electronic bk.)
ISBN: 1466561750 (electronic bk.)
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents: Section 1. Initiating projects -- section 2. Remote sensing in geologic mapping and resource exploration -- section 3. Exploitation, hydrologic, and engineering remote sensing -- section 4. Environmental remote sensing -- section 5. Astrogeology -- section 6. Remote sensing, geoscience, and the public
Summary: "The third edition of this text has a new title. The previous "Remote Sensing for Geologists: a Guide to Image Interpretation," is now "Remote Sensing for Geoscientists: Image Analysis and Integration." The title change reflects 1) that this edition applies to a broad spectrum of geosciences, not just geology, 2) that remote sensing has become more than photointerpretation, and 3) an emphasis on integration of multiple remote sensing technologies to solve Earth science problems. Since publication of the 2nd edition in 2001, remote sensing systems have been acquiring not only visible, infrared, and microwave images, but also have been detecting atmospheric gases, ocean temperatures, wind speeds, and mapping minerals on the Moon and planets, as well as recording potential fields and digital elevation data"-- Provided by publisher
OCLC Number: 864700295
ISBN/ISSN: 9781466561755
1466561750