Biophysical Applications of Satellite Remote Sensing

  • Jonathan M. Hanes

Part of the Springer Remote Sensing/Photogrammetry book series (SPRINGERREMO)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Alfredo Huete, Tomoaki Miura, Hiroki Yoshioka, Piyachat Ratana, Mark Broich
    Pages 1-41
  3. Sangram Ganguly, Ramakrishna R. Nemani, Frederic Baret, Jian Bi, Marie Weiss, Gong Zhang et al.
    Pages 43-61
  4. Xiaoyang Zhang, Wenge Ni-meister
    Pages 63-98
  5. Jonathan M. Hanes, Liang Liang, Jeffrey T. Morisette
    Pages 99-125
  6. Xiangming Xiao, Cui Jin, Jinwei Dong
    Pages 127-148
  7. Chuanmin Hu, Janet Campbell
    Pages 171-203
  8. Toby K. Westberry, Michael J. Behrenfeld
    Pages 205-230

About this book


A variety of biophysical applications (e.g. leaf area index and gross primary productivity) have been derived from measurements of the Earth system obtained remotely by NASA’s MODIS sensors and other satellite platforms. In Biophysical Applications of Satellite Remote Sensing, the authors describe major applications of satellite remote sensing for studying Earth's biophysical phenomena. The focus of the book lies on the broad palette of specific applications (metrics) of biophysical activity derived using satellite remote sensing. With in-depth discussions of satellite-derived biophysical metrics that focus specifically on theory, methodology, validation, major findings, and directions of future research, this book provides an excellent resource for remote sensing specialists, ecologists, geographers, biologists, climatologists, and environmental scientists.


Biosphere Remote sensing Satellite imagery biophysical activity metric

Editors and affiliations

  • Jonathan M. Hanes
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of GeographyUniversity of Wisconsin-MilwaukeeMilwaukeeUSA

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