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Thermal remote sensing of active volcanoes : a user's manual

Author: Andrew Harris
Publisher: New York : Cambridge University Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Encapsulating over one hundred years of research developments, this book is a comprehensive manual for measurements of Earth surface temperatures and heat fluxes, enabling better detection and measurement of volcanic activity. With a particular focus on volcanic hot spots, the book explores methodologies and principles used with satellite-, radiometer- and thermal-camera data. It presents traditional applications
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Harris
ISBN: 9780521859455 052185945X
OCLC Number: 801681423
Description: ix, 728 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
Contents: 1. History of thermal remote sensing of active volcanism --
2. Thermal remote sensing of active volcanism: principles --
3. Satellite orbits and sensor resolution --
4. The mixed pixel, the dual-band technique, heat loss and volume flux --
5. Hot spot detection --
6. Mapping, classification, time series and profiles --
7. Broad-band radiometers: instrumentation and application --
8. Broad-band radiometers: data collection and analysis principles --
9. Broad-band thermal imaging cameras --
Appendix A. Collation and summary of satellite-volcano radiometry: a literature database --
Appendix B. Estimation of solar zenith angle and contribution of reflected radiation to at-satellite radiance --
Appendix C. TM-Class sensors --
Appendix D. AVHRR-Class sensors --
Appendix E. GOES-Class sensors --
Appendix F. Scan and satellite location geometry --
Appendix G. Hot spot detection example --
Appendix H. Optical pyrometers.
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A comprehensive manual exploring radiometry methodologies and principles used with satellite-, radiometer- and thermal-camera data, for academic researchers and graduate students.  Read more...
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