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Main Title Remote sensing for ecology and conservation : a handbook of techniques /
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Horning, Ned.
Publisher Oxford University Press,
Year Published 2010
OCLC Number 489631615
ISBN 9780199219940 (hbk.); 019921994X (hbk.); 0199219958 (pbk.); 9780199219957 (pbk.)
Subjects Conservation biology--Remote sensing ; Nature conservation--Remote sensing ; Applied ecology--Remote sensing ; Fernerkundung ; Naturschutz ; èOkologie
Internet Access
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Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
ELBM  QH75.R466 2010 AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 02/21/2012
Collation xxvi, 467 p. : col. ill., col. maps ; 24 cm.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes
Introduction: Why ecologists and conservation biologists use remote sensing -- When to use remote sensing -- Working with images -- Measuring and monitoring land cover, land use, and vegetation characteristics -- Terrain and soils -- Marine and coastal environments -- Wetlands--estuaries, inland wetlands, and freshwater lakes -- Atmosphere and climate -- Disturbances : fires and floods -- Landscape fragmentation -- Human interfaces and urban change -- Protected area design and monitoring -- Integrating field data -- Linking remote sensing and modeling -- Global conservation -- Appendix 1: The electromagnetic spectrum -- Appendix 2: Image-processing software -- Appendix 3: Open source software -- Appendix 4: Satellites and sensors -- Appendix 5: Visual interpretation -- Appendix 6: Systems for observing climate and atmospheric phenomena.