Remote Sensing

Models and Methods for Image Processing

Author: Robert A. Schowengerdt

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 9780080480589

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 560

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Remote sensing is a technology that engages electromagnetic sensors to measure and monitor changes in the earth’s surface and atmosphere. Normally this is accomplished through the use of a satellite or aircraft. Remote Sensing, in its third edition, seamlessly connects the art and science of earth remote sensing with the latest interpretative tools and techniques of computer-aided image processing. Newly expanded and updated, this edition delivers more of the applied scientific theory and practical results that helped the previous editions earn wide acclaim and become classroom and industry standards. Dr. Schowengerdt presents an advanced unified framework and rationale that uniquely empowers the reader with the latest critical thinking skills and prerequisite knowledge needed to successfully design, develop and incorporate maintainable remote sensing solutions for real-world application. Advanced remote sensing image processing techniques such as hyperspectral image analysis, fusion of multisensor images and digital elevation model extraction from stereo imagery are discussed theoretically in terms of spectral, spatial, and geometric models. An expanded exercise section is also included at the end of each chapter allowing for the greatest level of mastery ever. Features a new lively discussion of the NASA EOS satellites, Terra and Aqua, and the commercial satellites IKONOS and Quickbird New larger format provides additional access to 32 PAGE - FULL COLOR plate insert and improved readability Additional data processing algorithms help connect and enhance the collective understanding of engineering design and remotely sensed data

Remote Sensing of the Mine Environment

Author: H. Şebnem Düzgün,Nuray Demirel

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1466515392

Category: Nature

Page: 220

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A guide for students and professionals, this introductory course book covers the basic principles of remote sensing and its applications in mine environment monitoring. Building from a reader’s basic knowledge of mine monitoring, it teaches how to implement remote sensing techniques and how to interpret the acquired data for different purposes. Following a general introduction to remote sensing principles and image analysis, mine subsidence monitoring, slope stability monitoring, reclamation planning and implementation, and post-closure mine and land use analysis are explained and illustrated. With the help of case studies, the techniques and tools presented are demonstrated. With an increasing importance of sustainable mining, this accurate text is intended for the education of university students in mining, civil, geological and environmental engineering. Researchers and professionals in these disciplines may find it beneficial as well to guide their professional monitoring investigations.

Remote Sensing of the Cryosphere

Author: Marco Tedesco

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 111836886X

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 432

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The cryosphere, that region of the world where water istemporarily or permanently frozen, plays a crucial role on ourplanet. Recent developments in remote sensing techniques, and theacquisition of new data sets, have resulted in significant advancesin our understanding of all components of the cryosphere and itsprocesses. This book, based on contributions from 40 leading experts,offers a comprehensive and authoritative overview of the methods,techniques and recent advances in applications of remote sensing ofthe cryosphere. Examples of the topics covered include: • snow extent, depth, grain-size and impurities • surface and subsurface melting • glaciers • accumulation over the Greenland and Antarctica icesheets • ice thickness and velocities • gravimetric measurements from space • sea, lake and river ice • frozen ground and permafrost • fieldwork activities • recent and future cryosphere-oriented missions andexperiments All figures are in color and provide an excellent visualaccompaniment to the technical and scientific aspect of thebook. Readership: Senior undergraduates, Masters and PhDStudents, PostDocs and Researchers in cryosphere science and remotesensing. Remote Sensing of the Cryosphere is the significant firstvolume in the new Cryosphere Science Series. This newseries comprises volumes that are at the cutting edge of newresearch, or provide focussed interdisciplinary reviews of keyaspects of the science.

Advanced Image Processing Techniques for Remotely Sensed Hyperspectral Data

Author: Pramod K. Varshney,Manoj K. Arora

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9783540216681

Category: Computers

Page: 322

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Over the last fifty years, a large number of spaceborne and airborne sensors have been employed to gather information regarding the earth's surface and environment. As sensor technology continues to advance, remote sensing data with improved temporal, spectral, and spatial resolution is becoming more readily available. This widespread availability of enormous amounts of data has necessitated the development of efficient data processing techniques for a wide variety of applications. In particular, great strides have been made in the development of digital image processing techniques for remote sensing data. The goal has been efficient handling of vast amounts of data, fusion of data from diverse sensors, classification for image interpretation, and development of user-friendly products that allow rich visualization. This book presents some new algorithms that have been developed for high dimensional datasets, such as multispectral and hyperspectral imagery. The contents of the book are based primarily on research carried out by some members and alumni of the Sensor Fusion Laboratory at Syracuse University.

Classification Methods for Remotely Sensed Data, Second Edition

Author: Paul Mather,Brandt Tso

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9781420090741

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 376

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Since the publishing of the first edition of Classification Methods for Remotely Sensed Data in 2001, the field of pattern recognition has expanded in many new directions that make use of new technologies to capture data and more powerful computers to mine and process it. What seemed visionary but a decade ago is now being put to use and refined in commercial applications as well as military ones. Keeping abreast of these new developments, Classification Methods for Remotely Sensed Data, Second Edition provides a comprehensive and up-to-date review of the entire field of classification methods applied to remotely sensed data. This second edition provides seven fully revised chapters and two new chapters covering support vector machines (SVM) and decision trees. It includes updated discussions and descriptions of Earth observation missions along with updated bibliographic references. After an introduction to the basics, the text provides a detailed discussion of different approaches to image classification, including maximum likelihood, fuzzy sets, and artificial neural networks. This cutting-edge resource: Presents a number of approaches to solving the problem of allocation of data to one of several classes Covers potential approaches to the use of decision trees Describes developments such as boosting and random forest generation Reviews lopping branches that do not contribute to the effectiveness of the decision trees Complete with detailed comparisons, experimental results, and discussions for each classification method introduced, this book will bolster the work of researchers and developers by giving them access to new developments. It also provides students with a solid foundation in remote sensing data classification methods.

Computational Modeling of Objects Presented in Images

Fundamentals, Methods and Applications

Author: Paolo Di Giamberardino,Daniela Iacoviello,Renato Natal Jorge,João Manuel R. S. Tavares

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3319040391

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 314

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This book contains extended versions of selected papers from the 3rd edition of the International Symposium CompIMAGE. These contributions include cover methods of signal and image processing and analysis to tackle problems found in medicine, material science, surveillance, biometric, robotics, defence, satellite data, traffic analysis and architecture, image segmentation, 2D and 3D reconstruction, data acquisition, interpolation and registration, data visualization, motion and deformation analysis and 3D vision.

Natural Hazard Zonation of Bihar (India) Using Geoinformatics

A Schematic Approach

Author: Tuhin Ghosh,Anirban Mukhopadhyay

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3319044389

Category: Nature

Page: 93

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With increased climate variability, aggravated natural hazards in the form of extreme events are affecting the lives and livelihoods of many people. This work serves as a basis for formulating a ‘preparedness plan’ to ensure the effective policy formulation for planned development. Increased demand and competition with a high degree of variability have forced people to struggle in order to prosper. Good governance and innovative policy formulation are necessary to create a resilient society. This may promote a paradigm shift in the mindset on and perceptions of natural hazards and their impacts on development and growth. This new perspective will make people more concerned about minimizing the loss of life, property, and environmental damage and directly safeguard the development process. This book presents a detailed methodological approach to monitoring meteorological, hydrological, and climate change aspects to help resolve issues related to our environment, resources, and economies in the changing climate situation.

MATLAB® Recipes for Earth Sciences

Author: Martin Trauth

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9783642127625

Category: Science

Page: 336

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MATLAB® is used for a wide range of applications in geosciences, such as image processing in remote sensing, the generation and processing of digital elevation models, and the analysis of time series. This book introduces methods of data analysis in geosciences using MATLAB, such as basic statistics for univariate, bivariate and multivariate datasets, jackknife and bootstrap resampling schemes, processing of digital elevation models, gridding and contouring, geostatistics and kriging, processing and georeferencing of satellite images, digitizing from the screen, linear and nonlinear time-series analysis, and the application of linear time-invariant and adaptive filters. The revised and updated Third Edition includes ten new sections and has greatly expanded on most chapters from the previous edition, including a step by step discussion of all methods before demonstrating the methods with MATLAB functions. New sections include: Data Storage and Handling, Data Structures and Classes of Objects, Generating M-Files to Regenerate Graphs, Publishing M-Files, Distribution Fitting, Nonlinear and Weighted Regression, Color-Intensity Transects of Varved Sediments, and Grain Size Analysis from Microscope Images. The text includes numerous examples demonstrating how MATLAB can be used on data sets from earth sciences. All MATLAB recipes can be easily modified in order to analyse the reader's own data sets.

Remote Sensing Image Fusion

Author: Luciano Alparone,Bruno Aiazzi,Stefano Baronti,Andrea Garzelli

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1466587504

Category: Science

Page: 342

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A synthesis of more than ten years of experience, Remote Sensing Image Fusion covers methods specifically designed for remote sensing imagery. The authors supply a comprehensive classification system and rigorous mathematical description of advanced and state-of-the-art methods for pansharpening of multispectral images, fusion of hyperspectral and panchromatic images, and fusion of data from heterogeneous sensors such as optical and synthetic aperture radar (SAR) images and integration of thermal and visible/near-infrared images. They also explore new trends of signal/image processing, such as compressive sensing and sparse signal representations. The book brings a new perspective to a multidisciplinary research field that is becoming increasingly articulate and comprehensive. It fosters signal/image processing methodologies toward the goal of information extraction, either by humans or by machines, from remotely sensed images. The authors explain how relatively simple processing methods tailored to the specific features of the images may be winning in terms of reliable performance over more complex algorithms based on mathematical theories and models unconstrained from the physical behaviors of the instruments. Ultimately, the book covers the births and developments of three generations of RS image fusion. Established textbooks are mainly concerned with the earliest generation of methods. This book focuses on second generation methods you can use now and new trends that may become third generation methods. Only the lessons learned with second generation methods will be capable of fostering the excellence among the myriad of methods that are proposed almost every day by the scientific literature.

Photogrammetrie und Fernerkundung

Handbuch der Geodäsie, herausgegeben von Willi Freeden und Reiner Rummel

Author: Christian Heipke

Publisher: Springer-Verlag

ISBN: 3662470942

Category: Science

Page: 839

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Das Handbuch der Geodäsie ist ein hochwertiges, wissenschaftlich fundiertes Werk über die Geodäsie unserer Zeit und bietet anhand von in sechs Bänden zusammengestellten Einzelthemen ein repräsentatives Gesamtbild des Fachgebiets. Der Band Photogrammetrie und Fernerkundung führt in Verfahren zur Aufnahme und automatischen Auswertung digitaler Bilder ein. Auf der Grundlage ausgewählter Beispiele wird auf die ganze Bandbreite des Faches eingegangen, von der optischen Messtechnik über die Aufnahme der Umgebung mit Hilfe von digitalen Kameras und Laserscannern bis hin zur Kartierung ganzer Planeten und der Nutzung von Satellitenbildern zur Bewältigung der Folgen des globalen Wandels. Neben den verwendeten Aufnahmesystemen und Plattformen werden insbesondere die Methoden zur geometrischen und semantischen Informationsverarbeitung detailliert beschrieben und an Beispielen anschaulich illustriert.

Image and Signal Processing for Remote Sensing

Author: Lorenzo Bruzzone,European Optical Society,United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Publisher: Society of Photo Optical

ISBN: 9780819464606

Category: Remote sensing

Page: 406

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Proceedings of SPIE present the original research papers presented at SPIE conferences and other high-quality conferences in the broad-ranging fields of optics and photonics. These books provide prompt access to the latest innovations in research and technology in their respective fields. Proceedings of SPIE are among the most cited references in patent literature.

Signal and Image Processing for Remote Sensing

Author: Chi-hau Chen

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: N.A

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 648

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Most data from satellites are in image form, thus most books in the remote sensing field deal exclusively with image processing. However, signal processing can contribute significantly in extracting information from the remotely sensed waveforms or time series data. Pioneering the combination of the two processes, Signal and Image Processing for Remote Sensing provides a balance between the role of signal processing and image processing in remote sensing. Featuring contributions from worldwide experts, this book emphasizes mathematical approaches. Divided into two parts, Part I examines signal processing for remote sensing and Part II explores image processing. Not limited to the problems with data from satellite sensors, the book considers other sensors which acquire data remotely, including signals and images from infrasound, seismic, microwave, and satellite sensors. It covers a broader scope of issues in remote sensing information processing than other books in this area. With rapid technological advances, the mathematical techniques provided will far outlast the sensor, software and hardware technologies. Focusing on methodologies of signal processing and image processing in remote sensing, this book discusses unique techniques for dealing with remote sensing problems.

GeoWorld

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Geographic information systems

Page: N.A

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Digital Methods and Remote Sensing in Archaeology

Archaeology in the Age of Sensing

Author: Maurizio Forte,Stefano Campana

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3319406582

Category: Social Science

Page: 496

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​​This volume debuts the new scope of Remote Sensing, which was first defined as the analysis of data collected by sensors that were not in physical contact with the objects under investigation (using cameras, scanners, and radar systems operating from spaceborne or airborne platforms). A wider characterization is now possible: Remote Sensing can be any non-destructive approach to viewing the buried and nominally invisible evidence of past activity. Spaceborne and airborne sensors, now supplemented by laser scanning, are united using ground-based geophysical instruments and undersea remote sensing, as well as other non-invasive techniques such as surface collection or field-walking survey. Now, any method that enables observation of evidence on or beneath the surface of the earth, without impact on the surviving stratigraphy, is legitimately within the realm of Remote Sensing. ​The new interfaces and senses engaged in Remote Sensing appear throughout the book. On a philosophical level, this is about the landscapes and built environments that reveal history through place and time. It is about new perspectives—the views of history possible with Remote Sensing and fostered in part by immersive, interactive 3D and 4D environments discussed in this volume. These perspectives are both the result and the implementation of technological, cultural, and epistemological advances in record keeping, interpretation, and conceptualization. Methodology presented here builds on the current ease and speed in collecting data sets on the scale of the object, site, locality, and landscape. As this volume shows, many disciplines surrounding archaeology and related cultural studies are currently involved in Remote Sensing, and its relevance will only increase as the methodology expands.

Statistical Analysis of Spatial and Spatio-Temporal Point Patterns, Third Edition

Author: Peter J. Diggle

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 146656024X

Category: Mathematics

Page: 268

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Written by a prominent statistician and author, the first edition of this bestseller broke new ground in the then emerging subject of spatial statistics with its coverage of spatial point patterns. Retaining all the material from the second edition and adding substantial new material, Statistical Analysis of Spatial and Spatio-Temporal Point Patterns, Third Edition presents models and statistical methods for analyzing spatially referenced point process data. Reflected in the title, this third edition now covers spatio-temporal point patterns. It explores the methodological developments from the last decade along with diverse applications that use spatio-temporally indexed data. Practical examples illustrate how the methods are applied to analyze spatial data in the life sciences. This edition also incorporates the use of R through several packages dedicated to the analysis of spatial point process data. Sample R code and data sets are available on the author’s website.

GIS World

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Geographic information systems

Page: N.A

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