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Environment and Earth Observation

Case Studies in India

  • S. Hazra
  • A. Mukhopadhyay
  • A. R. Ghosh
  • D. Mitra
  • V. K. Dadhwal

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

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Remote Sensing of Landscape and Environment

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Arati Paul, V. M. Chowdary, Dibyendu Dutta, J. R. Sharma
      Pages 23-34
    3. Sandip Mukherjee, P.K. Joshi, R.D. Garg
      Pages 35-55
  3. Remote Sensing of Agriculture and Forestry

  4. Remote Sensing of Coast and Ocean

  5. Remote Sensing of Natural Hazards

  6. Remote Sensing of Wild Habitat

  7. Back Matter
    Pages 265-266

About this book

Introduction

This book presents relevant and contemporary research on the remote sensing of landscapes, agriculture & forestry, geomorphology, coasts & oceans, natural hazards and wild habitats. It highlights the application of remote sensing in understanding natural processes and oceanic features, as well as in creating mapping inventories of water resources across different spatial and temporal scales. Recent advances in hyperspectral imaging and high spatial resolution offer promising techniques for exploring various aspects related to the fruitful and cost-effective monitoring of large-scale environments. In the field of forestry and agriculture, the book addresses topics such as terrain analysis, forest management, updating current forest inventories, and vegetation cover type discrimination. It also elaborates delineation of various geo-morphological features of the earth’s surface and natural disasters, and includes a special section on the remote sensing of wild habitats. Readers working in interdisciplinary sectors engaged in remote-sensing-based research benefit from the techniques presented.

Keywords

Geospatial Analysis Geospatial Technologies Landscape Pattern Analysis Morphometric Parameters Remote Sensing of the Environment

Editors and affiliations

  • S. Hazra
    • 1
  • A. Mukhopadhyay
    • 2
  • A. R. Ghosh
    • 3
  • D. Mitra
    • 4
  • V. K. Dadhwal
    • 5
  1. 1.School of Oceanographic StudiesJadavpur University KolkataIndia
  2. 2.School of Oceanographic StudiesJadavpur UniversityKolkataIndia
  3. 3.Department of Science and Technology KolkataIndia
  4. 4.Marine and Atmospheric StudiesIndian Space Research OrganisationDehradunIndia
  5. 5.Indian Space Research OrganisationNational Remote Sensing CentreHyderabadIndia

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-46010-9
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2017
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Earth and Environmental Science
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-46008-6
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-46010-9
  • Series Print ISSN 2198-0721
  • Series Online ISSN 2198-073X
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