This book outlines the evolution of satellite-borne remote sensing of polar regions evaluates satellites currently in operation and considers future developments. Parts 1 covers satellite sensor parameters and the physical basis and general principles of the remote sensing of snow and ice; it places the current state of the art in an historical perspective and takes the form of a concise review with references. Part 2 is a practical reference manual covering all satellites and sensors of polar interest from the early TIROS series (1960 onwards) to future systems planned for launch in the late 1990s.
|Publishers||CBS Publishers & Distributors|
|Subject||GIS & Remote Sensing|
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