Advances in Land Remote Sensing: System, Modeling, Inversion and Application

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Shunlin Liang
Springer Science & Business Media, Mar 11, 2008 - Technology & Engineering - 497 pages
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It collects the review papers of the 9th International Symposium on Physical Measurements and Signatures in Remote Sensing (ISPMSRS). It systematically summarizes the past achievements and identifies the frontier issues as the research agenda for the near future. It covers all aspects of land remote sensing, from sensor systems, physical modeling, inversion algorithms, to various applications.

 

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Contents

Recent Advances in Land Remote Sensing An Overview
1
Remote Sensing Systems
7
Passive Microwave Remote Sensing for Land Applications
9
Active Microwave Remote Sensing Systems and Applications to Snow Monitoring
19
Multiangular Thermal Infrared Observations of Terrestrial Vegetation
50
Terrestrial Applications of Multiangle Remote Sensing
95
Physical Modeling and Inversion Algorithms
145
Modeling the Spectral Signature of Forests Application of Remote Sensing Models to Coniferous Canopies
146
Spectrally Consistent Pansharpening
293
Data Assimilation Methods for Land Surface Variable Estimation
312
Methodologies for Mapping Land CoverLand Use and its Change
341
Methodologies for Mapping Plant Functional Types
368
Remote Sensing Applications
394
Monitoring and Management of Agriculture with Remote Sensing
395
Remote Sensing of Terrestrial Primary Production and Carbon Cycle
423
Applications of Terrestrial Remote Sensing to Climate Modeling
445

Estimating Canopy Characteristics from Remote Sensing Observations Review of Methods and Associated Problems
173
Knowledge Database and Inversion
202
Retrieval of Surface Albedo from Satellite Sensors
219
Modeling and Inversion in Thermal Infrared Remote Sensing over Vegetated Land Surfaces
244
Improving the Utilization of Remotely Sensed Data
464
Emerging Issues in Land Remote Sensing
485
Index
495
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SHUNLIN LIANG, PhD, is an associate professor in the Department of Geography at the University of Maryland, where he teaches courses in remote sensing, quantitative spatial analysis, and computer cartography. He is the Associate Editor for IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing and the coeditor of Geographic Information Science.

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