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Satellite remote sensing and natural disturbances

Nathalie Pettorelli

in Satellite Remote Sensing and the Management of Natural Resources

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198717263
eISBN:
9780191785979
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198717263.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology, Biomathematics / Statistics and Data Analysis / Complexity Studies

This chapter provides an overview of how satellite remote sensing can help map the occurrence, and risk of occurrence, of several environmental disturbances; assess the extent of the associated ... More


Early Human Civilizations and River Deltas

Thomas S. Bianchi

in Deltas and Humans: A Long Relationship now Threatened by Global Change

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199764174
eISBN:
9780197563083
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199764174.003.0006
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Oceanography and Hydrology

For millennia, humans have been dependent upon rivers and their resources for food, transport, and irrigation, and by mid-Holocene times (about 5,000 years ago), humans harnessed hydraulic power ... More


Changes in the Hinterland and Floodplain

Thomas S. Bianchi

in Deltas and Humans: A Long Relationship now Threatened by Global Change

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199764174
eISBN:
9780197563083
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199764174.003.0009
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Oceanography and Hydrology

As human populations have increased on the planet, so have their effects on the natural landscape. When human-engineered changes in the movement of soils and rocks occur in the vast watersheds of ... More


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