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Contribution to Book
Biophysical Applications of Satellite Remote Sensing
GSCE Faculty Books
  • Jonathan Hanes
  • Xiaoyang Zhang, South Dakota State University
  • Wenge Ni-meister
Role(s)

Editor: Jonathan Hanes

Contributing co-authors: Xiaoyang Zhang, Wenge Ni-meister

Document Type
Book Contribution
Description

A variety of biophysical applications (e.g. leaf area index and gross primary productivity) have been derived from measurements of the Earth system obtained remotely by NASA’s MODIS sensors and other satellite platforms. In Biophysical Applications of Satellite Remote Sensing, the authors describe major applications of satellite remote sensing for studying Earth's biophysical phenomena. The focus of the book lies on the broad palette of specific applications (metrics) of biophysical activity derived using satellite remote sensing. With in-depth discussions of satellite-derived biophysical metrics that focus specifically on theory, methodology, validation, major findings, and directions of future research, this book provides an excellent resource for remote sensing specialists, ecologists, geographers, biologists, climatologists, and environmental scientists.

ISBN
978-3642250460
Publication Date
1-1-2014
Publisher
Springer
Citation Information
Jonathan Hanes, Xiaoyang Zhang and Wenge Ni-meister. "Biophysical Applications of Satellite Remote Sensing" (2014)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/xiaoyang-zhang/24/