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  • Ocean Sensing and Monitoringby Weilin Hou

    Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) 2013; US$ 62.00

    The book starts with a brief overview of the main branches of ocean research, including physical, chemical, biological, and geological oceanography, as well as biogeochemistry. The basic optical properties of the ocean are presented next, followed by underwater and remote sensing topics, such as diver visibility; active underwater imaging techniques... more...

  • Polarimetric Scattering and SAR Information Retrievalby Ya-Qiu Jin; Feng Xu

    Wiley 2013; US$ 140.00

    Taking an innovative look at Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR), this practical reference fully covers new developments in SAR and its various methodologies and enables readers to interpret SAR imagery An essential reference on polarimetric Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR), this book uses scattering theory and radiative transfer theory as a basis for... more...

  • Synthetic Aperture Radar Polarimetryby Jakob J. van Zyl

    Wiley 2011; US$ 129.00

    This book describes the application of polarimetric synthetic aperture radar to earth remote sensing based on research at the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL). This book synthesizes all current research to provide practical information for both the newcomer and the expert in radar polarimetry. The text offers a concise description... more...

  • Primer of GISby Francis Harvey

    Guilford Publications 2008; US$ 65.00

    This pragmatic book introduces key concepts and skills to prepare students to understand and use geographic information systems (GIS). The text thoroughly explains what geographic information is, how it is represented and analyzed, and what it communicates about human and environmental activities and events that take place on our planet. Basic principles... more...

  • Rethinking the Power of Mapsby Denis Wood

    Guilford Publications 2010; US$ 36.00

    A contemporary follow-up to the groundbreaking Power of Maps, this book takes a fresh look at what maps do, whose interests they serve, and how they can be used in surprising, creative, and radical ways. Denis Wood describes how cartography facilitated the rise of the modern state and how maps continue to embody and project the interests of their creators.... more...

  • Remote Sensing of Impervious Surfaces in Tropical and Subtropical Areasby Hongsheng Zhang; Hui Lin; Yuanzhi Zhang; Qihao Weng

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 129.95

    Urban impervious surfaces include any man-made surfaces such as roads, parking lots, and rooftops which prevent rainwater from infiltrating into the soil. This book investigates the state of the art of remote sensing of impervious surfaces by summarizing the environmental and socioeconomic impacts of impervious surfaces, the methods of impervious... more...

  • Wildland Fire Danger Estimation and Mappingby Emilio Chuvieco

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2003; US$ 211.00

    The book presents a wide range of techniques for extracting information from satellite remote sensing images in forest fire danger assessment. It covers the main concepts involved in fire danger rating, and analyses the inputs derived from remotely sensed data for mapping fire danger at both the local and global scale. The questions addressed concern... more...

  • Spectral Sensing Research for Surface and Air Monitoring in Chemical, Biological and Radiological Defense and Security Applicationsby Jean-Marc Theriault; James O. Jensen

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2009; US$ 211.00

    This book provides unique perspectives on the state of the art in multispectral/hyperspectral techniques for early-warning monitoring against chemical, biological and radiological (CB&R) contamination of both surface (e.g. land) and air (e.g. atmospheric) environments through the presentation of a comprehensive survey of the novel spectroscopic... more...

  • Analysis and Design Principles of MEMS Devicesby Minhang Bao

    Elsevier Science 2005; US$ 127.00

    Sensors and actuators are now part of our everyday life and appear in many appliances, such as cars, vending machines and washing machines. MEMS (Micro Electro Mechanical Systems) are micro systems consisting of micro mechanical sensors, actuators and micro electronic circuits. A variety of MEMS devices have been developed and many mass produced, but... more...

  • Quantitative Methods and Socio-Economic Applications in GIS, Second Editionby Fahui Wang

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 119.95

    The second edition of a bestseller, this book details applications of quantitative methods in social science, planning, and public policy with a focus on spatial perspectives. Updated to include the most recent version of ArcGIS 10.1, the new edition also covers recent developments in GIS?for example, simulation of urban environment. Two new chapters... more...