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Prasad Srinivasa Thenkabail
|Description:||xxxi, 476 pages,  pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 25 cm.|
|Contents:||Section I Background and History of Global Irrigated Area Maps (GIAM) --
Chapter 1 Context, Need: The Need and Scope for Mapping Global Irrigated and Rain-Fed Areas / Hugh Turral, Prasad S. Thenkabail, John G. Lyon, Chandrashekhar M. Biradar 3 --
Chapter 2 A History of Irrigated Areas of the World / Y.J. Li, Prasad S. Thenkabail, Chandrashekhar M. Biradar, Praveen Noojipady, Venkateswarly Dheeravath, Manohar Velpuri, Obi Reddy P. Gangalakunta, Xueliang L. Cai 13 --
Section II Global Irrigated Area Mapping (GIAM) Using Remote Sensing --
Chapter 3 Global Irrigated Area Maps (GIAM) and Statistics Using Remote Sensing / Prasad S. Thenkabail, Chandrashekhar M. Biradar, Praveen Noojipady, Venkateswarlu Dheeravath, MuraliKrishna Gumma, Y.J. Li, Manohar Velpuri, Obi Reddy P. Gangalakunta 41 --
Section III GIAM Mapping Section for Selected Global Regions --
Chapter 4 Uncertainty of Estimating Irrigated Areas in China / Songcai You, Shunbao Liao, Suchuang Di, Ye Yuan 121 --
Chapter 5 Irrigated Areas of India Derived from Satellite Sensors and National Statistics: A Way Forward from GIAM Experience / Obi Reddy P. Gangalakunta, Venkateswarlu Dheeravath, Prasad S. Thenkabail, G. Chandraktha, Chandrashekhar M. Biradar, Praveen Noojipady, Manohar Velpuri, Maji Amal Kumar 139 --
Chapter 6 Mapping Irrigated Lands across the United States Using MODIS Satellite Imagery / Jesslyn F. Brown, Susan Maxwell, Shariar Pervez 177 --
Chapter 7 Use of Remote Sensing to Map Irrigated Agriculture in Areas Overlying the Ogallala Aquifer, United States / Bethany Kurz, Santhosh Seelan 199 --
Chapter 8 Assessing the Extent of Urban Irrigated Areas in the United States / Cristina Milesi, Christopher D. Elvidge, Ramakrishna R. Nemani 217 --
Chapter 9 The Challenges of Mapping Irrigated Areas in a Temperate Climate: Experiences from England / Jerry W. Knox, S.A.M. Shamal, E.K. Weatherhead, J.A. Rodriguez-Diaz 237 --
Chapter 10 Irrigated Area Mapping in the CWANA Region and Its Use in Spatial Applications for Land Use Planning, Poverty Mapping, and Water Resources Management / Eddy De Pauw 251 --
Chapter 11 Subpixel Mapping of Rice Paddy Fields over Asia Using MODIS Time Series / Wataru Takeuchi, Yoshifumi Yasuoka 281 --
Section IV Evapotranspiration Models, Water Use, and Irrigated Areas --
Chapter 12 Assessment of Water Resources and Demands of Agriculture in the Semiarid Middle East / Roland A. Geerken, Ronald B. Smith, Z. Masri, Eddy De Pauw 299 --
Chapter 13 Estimating Actual Evapotranspiration from Irrigated Fields Using a Simplified Surface Energy Balance Approach / Gabriel B. Senay, Michael E. Budde, James P. Verdin, James Rowland 317 --
Chapter 14 Satellite-Based Assessment of Agricultural Water Consumption, Irrigation Performance, and Water Productivity in a Large Irrigation System in Pakistan / Mobin-ud-Din Ahmad, Hugh Turral, Aamir Nazeer, Asghar Hussain 331 --
Section V Rain-Fed Cropland Areas of the World --
Chapter 15 Global Map of Rainfed Cropland Areas (GMRCA) and Statistics Using Remote Sensing / Chandrashekhar M. Biradar, Prasad S. Thenkabail, Praveen Noojipady, Y.J. Li, Venkateswarly Dheeravath, Manohar Velpuri, Hugh Turral, Xueliang L. Cai, MuraliKrishna Gumma, Obi Reddy P. Gangalakunta, Mitchell A. Schull, Ranjith D. Alankara, Sarath Gunasinghe, Xiangming Xiao 357 --
Section VI Methods of Mapping Croplands Using Remote Sensing --
Chapter 16 Multiangle Spectral Measurements: A Way to Distinguish Cropping Areas / Francis Canisius 393 --
Chapter 17 Applying Pattern Recognition to Satellite Data for Detecting Irrigated Lands: A Case Study for Georgia, United States / Vijendra K. Boken, Gerrit Hoogenboom, Gregory L. Easson 409 --
Chapter 18 Mapping Irrigated Crops from Landsat ETM + Imagery for Heterogeneous Cropping Systems in Pakistan / M.S.D.N. Gamage, Mobin-ud-Din Ahmad, Hugh Turral 421 --
Section VII Accuracies and Errors --
Chapter 19 Accuracy and Error Analysis of Global and Local Maps: Lessons Learned and Future Considerations / Russell G. Congalton 441 --
Section VIII Way Forward in Mapping Global Irrigated and Rain-Fed Croplands --
Chapter 20 Remote Sensing of Global Croplands for Food Security: Way Forward / Prasad S. Thenkabail, John G. Lyon 461.
|Series Title:||Taylor & Francis series in remote sensing applications.|
|Responsibility:||edited by Prasad S. Thenkabail [and others].|
... provides unique means for understanding and comparing different cropland mapping strategies by utilizing different satellite sensors and ancillary data sets. The chapters are well written for
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