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Main Title Mediterranean Landsurface Processes Assessed From Space [electronic resource] /
Type EBOOK
Author Bolle, Hans-Jürgen.
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Eckardt, Matthias.
Koslowsky, Dirk.
Maselli, Fabio.
Miralles, Joaquín Meliá.
Menenti, Massimo.
Olesen, Folke-Sören.
Petkov, Ljiljana.
Rasool, Ichtiaque.
Griend, Adriaan A.
Publisher Springer Berlin Heidelberg,
Year Published 2006
Call Number GA1-1776
ISBN 9783540453109
Subjects Geography. ; Physical geography. ; Meteorology. ; Geographical information systems. ; Astrophysics. ; Environmental toxicology.
Internet Access
Description Access URL
http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-45310-9
Collation XXVII, 760 p. online resource.
Notes
Due to license restrictions, this resource is available to EPA employees and authorized contractors only
Contents Notes
Processing and Archiving of Satellite and Ancillary Data -- Radiative Processes of the Surface- Atmosphere System -- Primary Level Products -- Higher Level Variables and Their Validation -- From Research to Application. 1. 1 Space View and Ground Observations 1 1. 2 Mediterranean Climatic Environment 2 1. 3 Processes at Surfaces 10 1. 3. 1 Deforestation and Land-use Changes 10 1. 3. 2 Water Related Problems 16 1. 3. 3 Fire, Grazing, and Land Degradation 19 1. 3. 4 Drought, Floods, Frost, and Desertification 21 1. 3. 5 Coupling Between Surface and Atmosphere: The Role of the Atmospheric Boundary Layer 25 1. 4 Role and Capabilities of Measurements Made From Space 30 1. 4. 1 Research Programmes 30 1. 4. 2 Expected Information 32 1. 4. 3 Research Strategy 33 1. 4. 4 Observation of Changes in Heterogeneous Landscapes: Spatial and Temporal Scales 35 1. 4. 5 Land-surface Change Indicators Observable from Space 36 Spectral Characteristics of Vegetation and Soils (36); Responses of Remote Sensing Signals to Changes of Land-surface Properties (40) 1. 5 About this Book 48 Chapter 2 Processing and Archiving of Satellite and Ancillary Data 51 2. 1 Introduction 51 2. 2 The Remote Sensing Data Base 55 2. 2. 1 Satellite Instruments 55 The NOAA Observing System (55); Meteosat (57); Nimbus-7 (59); Landsat (59); SPOT (61); DMSP (62); ERS-1 and ERS-2 (62); TRMM (63); Terra (64); Envisat (65); Aqua (66) 2. 2. 2 Aircraft Instruments 66 The Use of Aircraft for Land-surface Process Studies (66); AVIRIS (67); TMS (68); AIRSAR (68); DIAL (69) 2. 3 Reception, Acquisition and Availability of Satellite Data 70 2. 3.