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Remote sensing of vegetation : principles, techniques, and applications

Author: Hamlyn G Jones; R A Vaughan
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2010.
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"Remote sensing is becoming an increasingly important tool for agriculturalists, ecologists, and land managers for the study of the earth's agricultural and natural vegetation, and can be applied to further our understanding of key environmental issues, including climate change and ecosystem management."--[book cover].
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Jones, Hamlyn G.
Remote sensing of vegetation.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2010
(OCoLC)744646244
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Hamlyn G Jones; R A Vaughan
ISBN: 9780199207794 0199207798
OCLC Number: 500822994
Description: xxvi, 353 pages, [12] pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Basics of radiation physics for remote sensing of vegetation --
Radiative properties of vegetation, soils, and water --
Plant and canopy function --
Earth observation systems --
Preparation and manipulation of optical data --
Use of spectral information for sensing vegetation properties and for image classification --
Multiangular sensing of vegetation structure and modelling of radiation-transfer properties --
Remote sensing of canopy mass and heat exchanges --
Sampling, error, and scaling --
Integrated applications.
Responsibility: Hamlyn G. Jones, Robin A. Vaughan.
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