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Remote Sensing of Geomorphology, Vol 23. Developments in Earth Surface Processes

  • ID: 4746032
  • Book
  • 300 Pages
  • Elsevier Science and Technology
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Remote Sensing of Geomorphology, Volume 23, discusses the new range of remote-sensing techniques (lidar, structure from motion photogrammetry, advanced satellite platforms) that has led to a dramatic increase in terrain information, and as such provided new opportunities for a better understanding of surface morphology and related Earth surface processes. As several papers have been published (including paper reviews and special issues) on this topic, this book summarizes the major advances in remote sensing techniques for the analysis of Earth surface morphology and processes, also highlighting future challenges. Useful for MSc and PhD students, this book is also ideal for any scientists that want to have a single volume guideline to help them develop new ideas. In addition, technicians and private and public sectors working on remote sensing will find the information useful to their initiatives.

  • Provides a useful guideline for MSc and PhD students, scientists, technicians, and land planners on the use of remote sensing in geomorphology
  • Includes applications on specific case studies that highlight issues and benefits of one technique compared to others
  • Presents future trends in remote sensing and geomorphology
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1. Structure from Motion photogrammetric technique 2. Open high-resolution data for geomorphology 3. Landslide analysis using laser scanner 4. Topo-bathymetric airborne lidar for fluvial geomorphology analysis 5. Terrestrial Laser Scanner applied to fluvial geomorphology 6. Remote sensing for the analysis of anthropogenic geomorphology 7. Reproducibility of topographic analysis 8. Remote sensing of precipitation and climate data 9. Remote sensing of vegetation 10. Remote sensing of glacial geomorphology 11. Ground-based subsurface remote sensing 12. Creation of DEMs from space

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