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Remote Sensing Technologies as Applied to Wetlands

  • ID: 4759468
  • Book
  • December 2019
  • 250 Pages
  • Elsevier Science and Technology

Remote Sensing Technologies Applied to Wetlands presents the challenges and opportunities relating to the restoration of freshwater and estuarine wetlands in natural, agricultural and urban environments due to a range of contributing factors, including climate change and human and industrial factors. The author uses his own pioneering research to show how remote sensing techniques can be applied to these key areas of biodiversity. Through descriptions of the latest techniques in remote sensing, this book covers the existing vacuum surrounding the study of salt marshes and wetlands through a technical, but easy to follow narrative that includes successful, scenario-based case studies.

Scientists and masters and doctorates students studying wetlands and remote sensing will find this to be an ideal resource.

  • Presents applied innovation, including actual documentation and scientific advances of remote sensing in wetlands
  • Provides the current and latest remote sensing techniques and shows how they have advanced the field of research in wetlands
  • Includes descriptions of new technologies of remote sensing which can then be translated to other areas
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1. Introduction to new technologies in remote sensing
2. Salt marshes vs Global Climate Change
3. Sedimentology through the digital treatment of images of last generation
4. Cases Study
5. Conclusions
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Ramirez Juidias, Emilio
Emilio Ramírez-Juidías completed his Graduation in Agricultural Engineering in 1998. He is a Tenured Lecturer in Graphic Engineering Department at University of Seville. He completed his MSc in Water Engineering; MSc in Astronomy & Astrophysics and; PhD in Engineering in 2010. The main subject of his investigations is "Remote sensing applied to environmental sciences and solar physics”. He is an Author of more than 40 books, more than 30 articles, and holds six patents in different topics (Remote Sensing and Engineering). He is a member of the Spanish Royal Physics Society and a member of the editorial board of several indexed journals.
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