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Remote sensing for sustainable forest management

Author: Steven E Franklin
Publisher: Boca Raton, Fla. : Lewis, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Presents the tools for understanding and choosing remote sensing solutions to management problems. This book reviews the literature on sustainable forest management, discusses remote sensing data,  Read more...


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Steven E Franklin
ISBN: 1566703948 9781566703949
OCLC Number: 47250514
Description: 407 pages, [16] pages of color plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Forest Management Questions --
A Technological Approach --
Remote Sensing Data and Methods --
Definition and Origins of Remote Sensing --
The Experimental Method --
The Normative Method --
Categories of Applications of Remote Sensing --
Growth of Remote Sensing --
User Adoption of Remote Sensing --
Current State of the Technological Infrastructure and Applications --
Three Views of Remote Sensing in Forest Management --
Organization of the Book --
Sustainable Forest Management --
Definition of Sustainable Forest Management --
Forestry in Crisis --
Ecosystem Management --
Forest Stands and Ecosystems --
Achieving Ecologically Sustainable Forest Management --
Criteria and Indicators of Sustainable Forest Management --
Conservation of Biological Diversity --
Maintenance and Enhancement of Forest Ecosystem Condition and Productivity --
Conservation of Soil and Water Resources --
Forest Ecosystem Contributions to Global Ecological Cycles --
Multiple Benefits of Forestry to Society --
Accepting Society's Responsibility for Sustainable Development --
Role of Research and Adaptive Management --
Information Needs of Forest Managers --
Some Views on the Way Forward --
Role of Remote Sensing --
Two Hard Examples --
Acquisition of Imagery --
Field, Aerial, and Satellite Imagery --
Data Characteristics --
Optical Image Formation Process --
At-Sensor Radiance and Reflectance --
SAR Image Formation Process --
SAR Backscatter --
Resolution and Scale --
Spectral Resolution --
Spatial Resolution --
Temporal Resolution --
Radiometric Resolution.
Responsibility: Steven E. Franklin.
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