Fundamentals of Remote Sensing

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Universities Press, 2005 - Remote sensing - 486 pages
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This book presents the fundamental concepts covering various stages of remote sensing from data collection to end utilization, so that it can be appreciated irrespective of the discipline in which the reader has graduated. The physical principles on which remote sensing are based has been explained without getting into complicated mathematical equations.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
Electromagnetic Radiation
25
Fundamentals of Radiometry
45
Physical Basis of Signatures
63
Optical Infrared Sensors
145
Microwave Sensors
213
Platforms
261
Data Reception and Data Products
283
Applications of Remote Sensing
349
Geographical Information System CIS
390
Influence of Atmosphere
403
Effect of Turbulence
412
Decibels
429
Acronyms
443
Index
471
Copyright

Data Analysis
319

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