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Remote sensing of global croplands for food security

Author: Prasad Srinivasa Thenkabail; et al
Publisher: Boca Raton : CRC Press, ©2009.
Series: Taylor & Francis series in remote sensing applications.
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Emphasizing practical mapping technologies based on remote sensing, this book offers actionable approaches for estimating water use from irrigated and rain-fed croplands on a national, continental,  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Prasad Srinivasa Thenkabail; et al
ISBN: 9781420090093 1420090097
OCLC Number: 229022726
Description: xxxi, 476 p., [47] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.) ; 25 cm.
Contents: Background and History of Global Irrigated Area Maps (GIAM) Context, Need: The Need and Scope for Mapping Global Irrigated and Rain-Fed Areas Hugh Turral, Prasad S. Thenkabail, John G. Lyon, and Chandrashekhar M. Biradar A History of Irrigated Areas of the World Y.J. Li, Prasad S. Thenkabail, Chandrashekhar M. Biradar, Praveen Noojipady, Venkateswarlu Dheeravath, Manohar Velpuri, Obi Reddy P. Gangalakunta, and Xueliang L. Cai Global Irrigated Area Mapping (GIAM) Using Remote Sensing 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, and Obi Reddy P. Gangalakunta GIAM Mapping Section for Selected Global Regions Uncertainty of Estimating Irrigated Areas in China Songcai You, Shunbao Liao, Suchuang Di, and Ye Yuan 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. Chandrakantha, Chandrashekhar M. Biradar, Praveen Noojipady, Manohar Velpuri, and Maji Amal Kumar Mapping Irrigated Lands across the United States Using MODIS Satellite Imagery Jesslyn F. Brown, Susan Maxwell, and Shariar Pervez Use of Remote Sensing to Map Irrigated Agriculture in Areas Overlying the Ogallala Aquifer, United States Bethany Kurz and Santhosh Seelan Assessing the Extent of Urban Irrigated Areas in the United States Cristina Milesi, Christopher D. Elvidge, and Ramakrishna R. Nemani The Challenges of Mapping Irrigated Areas in a Temperate Climate: Experiences from England Jerry W. Knox, S.A.M. Shamal, E.K. Weatherhead, and J.A. Rodriguez-Diaz 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 Subpixel Mapping of Rice Paddy Fields over Asia Using MODIS Time Series Wataru Takeuchi and Yoshifumi Yasuoka Evapotranspiration Models, Water Use, and Irrigated Areas Assessment of Water Resources and Demands of Agriculture in the Semiarid Middle East Roland A. Geerken, Ronald B. Smith, Z. Masri, and Eddy De Pauw Estimating Actual Evapotranspiration from Irrigated Fields Using a Simplified Surface Energy Balance Approach Gabriel B. Senay, Michael E. Budde, James P. Verdin, and James Rowland 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, and Asghar Hussain Rain-Fed Cropland Areas of the World Global Map of Rainfed Cropland Areas (GMRCA) and Statistics Using Remote Sensing Chandrashekhar M. Biradar, Prasad S. Thenkabail, Praveen Noojipady, Y.J. Li, Venkateswarlu Dheeravath, Manohar Velpuri, Hugh Turral, Xueliang L. Cai, MuraliKrishna Gumma, Obi Reddy P. Gangalakunta, Mitchell A. Schull, Ranjith D. Alankara, Sarath Gunasinghe, and Xiangming Xiao Methods of Mapping Croplands Using Remote Sensing Multiangle Spectral Measurements: A Way to Distinguish Cropping Areas Francis Canisius Applying Pattern Recognition to Satellite Data for Detecting Irrigated Lands: A Case Study for Georgia, United States Vijendra K. Boken, Gerrit Hoogenboom, and Gregory L. Easson Mapping Irrigated Crops from Landsat ETM + Imagery for Heterogeneous Cropping Systems in Pakistan M.S.D.N. Gamage, Mobin-ud-Din Ahmad, and Hugh Turral Accuracies and Errors Accuracy and Error Analysis of Global and Local Maps: Lessons Learned and Future Considerations Russell G. Congalton Way Forward in Mapping Global Irrigated and Rain-Fed Croplands Remote Sensing of Global Croplands for Food Security: Way Forward Prasad S. Thenkabail and John G. Lyon
Series Title: Taylor & Francis series in remote sensing applications.
Responsibility: edited by Prasad S. Thenkabail ... [et al.].
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... 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 Read more...

 
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To the uneducated and experienced in this venue this book would be a bit over their head.  It is an excellent source for professionals.  The information is particularly useful for those of us who require data for decisions.  The data is timely accurate and excellent for not only forecasting...
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