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Advances in Earth Observation of Global Change - Emilio Chuvieco

Advances in Earth Observation of Global Change

By: Emilio Chuvieco (Editor), Jonathan Li (Editor), Xiaojun Yang (Editor)

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PrefaceList of contributors1. Small satellite missions - the tool for global change studies2. Spatial pattern analysis of water-driven land cover change in Aridzone, Northwest of China3. A spatial logistic regression model for simulating land use patterns: a case study of the Shiraz Metropolitan Area of Iran4. Abu Dhabi Island: analysis of development and vegetation change using remote sensing (1972-2000)5. Remote sensing of coastal water quality in the Baltic Sea using MERIS6. Remote sensing for water quality monitoring in Apalachicola Bay, USA7. Extracting cryospheric information over lowlands from L-band polarimetric SAR data8. Variability of Northern hemisphere spring snowmelts dates using the AVHRR polar pathfinder snow cover during 1982-20049. MODIS snow monitoring over the Tibetan Plateau10. The global geodetic observing system (GGOS): detecting the fingerprints of global change in geodetic quantities11. Monitoring radial tectonic motions of continental borders around the Atlantic Ocean and regional sea level changes by space geodetic observations12. GNSS activities for natural disaster monitoring and climate change detection at GFZ - an overview13. Satellite imagery for landslide mapping in an earthquake-struck area14. Relations between human factors and global fire activity15. The use of remote sensing data and meteorological information for food security monitoring, examples in East Africa16. Application of an early warning system for floods17. L-band and C-band combined interferometric monitoring of the Wenchuan Earthquake18. Uncovering the space-time patterns of change with the use of change analyst - case study of Hong Kong19. Change detection of sea ice distribution in SAR imagery using semi-variogram of intrinsic regionalization model

From the reviews:

"This collection of conference papers surveys the rapidly expanding area of research on observing global change in the Earth system. Remote-sensing applications to land use, coastal and marine ecosystems, snow and ice, and natural hazards, as well as geodetic and geospatial data processing techniques employed in global change research, are surveyed in 19 chapters by an international group of more than 60 authors. ... recommend this book to researchers in remote sensing and global change studies. There is valuable, reasonably current research presented here." (John A. Knox, Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, July, 2012)

The Role of Small Satellite Missions in Global Change Studiesp. 1
Spatial Pattern Analysis of Water-Driven Land Cover Change in Aridzone, Northwest of Chinap. 17
A Spatial Logistic Regression Model for Simulating Land Use Patterns: A Case Study of the Shiraz Metropolitan Area of Iranp. 27
Abu Dhabi Island: Analysis of Development and Vegetation Change Using Remote Sensing (1972-2000)p. 43
Remote Sensing of Coastal Water Quality in the Baltic Sea Using MERISp. 55
Remote Sensing for Water Quality Monitoring in Apalachicola Bay, USAp. 69
Extracting Cryospheric Information over Lowlands from L-Band Polarimetric SAR Datap. 79
Variability of Northern Hemisphere Spring Snowmelt Dates Using the AVHRR Polar Pathfinder Snow Cover During 1982-2004p. 97
MODIS Snow Monitoring Over the Tibetan Plateaup. 111
The Global Geodetic Observing System (GGOS): Detecting the Fingerprints of Global Change in Geodetic Quantitiesp. 125
Monitoring Radial Tectonic Motions of Continental Borders Around the Atlantic Ocean and Regional Sea Level Changes by Space Geodetic Observationsp. 145
GNSS Activities for Natural Disaster Monitoring and Climate Change Detection at GFZ - An Overviewp. 159
Satellite Imagery for Landslide Mapping in an Earthquake-Struck Areap. 173
Relations Between Human Factors and Global Fire Activityp. 187
The Use of Remote Sensing Data and Meteorological Information for Food Security Monitoring, Examples in East Africap. 201
Application of an Early Warning System for Floodsp. 217
L-Band and C-Band Combined Interferometric Monitoring of the Wenchuan Earthquakep. 239
Uncovering the Space-Time Patterns of Change with the Use of Change Analyst-Case Study of Hong Kongp. 255
Change Detection of Sea Ice Distribution in SAR Imagery Using Semi-variogram of Intrinsic Regionalization Modelp. 269
Indexp. 281
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ISBN: 9789048190843
ISBN-10: 9048190843
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 283
Published: 16th August 2010
Publisher: Springer
Country of Publication: NL
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.5  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.56