Pollution pp 453-468 | Cite as

Remote Sensing of Pollutants by Means of Stereo Analysis

  • W. Z. Sadeh
  • J. F. Ruff
Part of the Environmental Science Research book series (ESRH, volume 2)


Air pollution levels depend strongly upon the spatial and time variations of various pollutant concentrations. In the vicinity of pollution sources locally high concentrations and significant variation with time of pollutants occur. Surveillance of pollutant concentrations and dispersion requires adequate monitoring over large relevant areas at fixed time intervals. Particularly, strong and stable temperature inversion can cause such circulation conditions where vertical mixing of pollutants is prohibited.


Inversion Layer Temperature Inversion Stereo Image Ground Measurement Plume Height 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • W. Z. Sadeh
    • 1
  • J. F. Ruff
    • 1
  1. 1.Colorado State UniversityUSA

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