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Polarisation: Applications in Remote Sensing

Shane Cloude

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199569731
eISBN:
9780191721908
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199569731.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology, Geophysics, Atmospheric and Environmental Physics

This book is concerned with the exploitation of polarisation effects in electromagnetic wave scattering for applications in remote sensing. It combines, for the first time, the topics of scattering ... More


The History of Vegetation Classification and Mapping in California

Todd Keeler-Wolf

in Terrestrial Vegetation of California, 3rd Edition

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520249554
eISBN:
9780520933361
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520249554.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

This chapter discusses the history and development of mapping and classification of vegetation, first describing early mapping efforts of California's vegetation in the late 1800s and in the early ... More


Monitoring Drought Using Coarse Resolution Polar-Orbiting Satellite Data

Assaf Anyamba and Compton J. Tucker

in Monitoring and Predicting Agricultural Drought: A Global Study

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195162349
eISBN:
9780197562109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195162349.003.0012
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Meteorology and Climatology

There are two distinct categories of remotely sensed data: satellite data and aerial data or photographs. Unlike aerial photographs, satellite data have been routinely available for most of the ... More


Sustainability in Arid Grasslands: New Technology Applications for Management

Thomas K. Budge and Arian Pregenzer

in Biodiversity in Drylands: Toward a Unified Framework

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195139853
eISBN:
9780197561720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195139853.003.0022
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Environmental Geography

As biodiversity, ecosystem function, and ecosystem services become more closely linked with human well-being at all scales, the study of ecology takes on increasing social, economic, and political ... More


Climate

David Greenland and Mark Losleben

in Structure and Function of an Alpine Ecosystem: Niwot Ridge, Colorado

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195117288
eISBN:
9780197561171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195117288.003.0003
Subject:
Environmental Science, Applied Ecology

Climate is one of the most important determinants of biotic structure and function in the alpine. High winds and low temperatures are defining elements of this ecosystem, requiring adaptations of ... More


Spectroscopy and Radiative Transfer of Planetary Atmospheres

Kelly Chance and Randall V. Martin

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780199662104
eISBN:
9780191748370
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199662104.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Geophysics, Atmospheric and Environmental Physics

This book develops both spectroscopy and radiative transfer for planetary atmospheric composition in a rigorous and quantitative sense for students of atmospheric and/or planetary science. ... More


Sensorship: the seen unseen of drone warfare

Tom Holert

in Image Operations: Visual media and political conflict

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781526107213
eISBN:
9781526120984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526107213.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Contemporary warfare has been significantly transformed by the promotion and implementation of unmanned aerial vehicles (or drones) into global military operations. Networked remote sensory vision ... More


* Forest Resources, City Services: Globalization, Household Networks, and Urbanization in the Amazon Estuary

Eduardo S. Brondizio, Andrea D. Siqueira, and Nathan Yogt

in The Social Lives of Forests: Past, Present, and Future of Woodland Resurgence

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226322667
eISBN:
9780226024134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226024134.003.0032
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

One of the remarkable sides of the fast and intense transformation of the Amazon in recent decades has been the coupled process of urbanization and forest resurgence taking place in the Amazon ... More


Absorption by Atmospheric Gases

R. M. Goody and Y. L. Yung

in Atmospheric Radiation: Theoretical Basis

Published in print:
1989
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195051346
eISBN:
9780197560976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195051346.003.0007
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Atmospheric Sciences

Digital archives offer the investigator an up-to-date analysis of an extensive and specialized literature. Periodic revisions are reported in the open literature and it seems unlikely that future ... More


Towards a Model Theory of Venn Diagrams

Eric Hammer and Norman Danner

in Logical Reasoning with Diagrams

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195104271
eISBN:
9780197560983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/9780195104271.003.0010
Subject:
Computer Science, Computer Architecture and Logic Design

One of the goals of logical analysis is to construct mathematical models of various practices of deductive inference. Traditionally, this is done by means of giving semantics and rules of inference ... More


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