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Advances in mapping from remote sensor imagery; techniques and applications.


Advances in mapping from remote sensor imagery; techniques and applications.

Ed. by Xiaojun Yang and Jonathan Li.

CRC Press


427 pages




Some of the latest developments in remote sensing and informationextraction for topographic and thematic mapping are reviewed by geographers and other earth and environmental scientists, as well as people from the technological side. Students, researchers, and practitioners can read about such aspects as advanced algorithms for land use and cover classification, generating digital elevation models from satellite interferometric synthetic aperture radar, assessing urbanization patterns and trends in the Gulf of Mexico region of the southeast US with Landsat and night-time lights imagery, estimating and mapping forest leaf area index using satellite imagery, advanced geospatial techniques for mapping and monitoring invasive species, and mapping marine oil spills from space.

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