Download e-book for iPad: Earth Observation of Global Change: The Role of Satellite by Emilio Chuvieco

By Emilio Chuvieco

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ISBN-13: 9781402063572

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Worldwide switch is more and more thought of a severe subject in environmental study. distant sensing tools supply a proper software to observe worldwide variables, considering they provide a scientific insurance of the Earth floor, at varied spatial, spectral and temporal resolutions. the knowledge supplied by way of Earth statement Satellites are being operationally used for tracking atmospheric stipulations, ice sheets and glaciar activities, crop dynamism and land use alterations, deforestation and desertification approaches, in addition to water stipulations. The ebook contains an research of the prime missions in worldwide Earth remark, after which experiences the most fields during which distant sensing tools are supplying important facts for international swap studies.Audience: educational libraries, practitioners, pros, scientists, researchers, teachers, tutors, graduates, undergraduates

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The Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer (ASTER) is the only high-spatial sensor included on the Terra satellite. It was built by Japan who takes care of data production and shares distribution with the USGS. ASTER has 15 channels: four at 15 m pixel size, covering the green, red, and near infrared, six at 30 m resolution covering the SWIR, and other five in the thermal infrared. 05◦ /yearly (continued) 36 E. Chuvieco, C. 05◦ /daily Epsilon of Aerosol Correction at 748 and 869 nm Aerosol Optical Thickness (869 nm) Ångstrom Coefficient (531–869 nm) 2, 3 Global, daytime and nighttime over nonequatorial ocean Global ocean surface, clear-sky only Global ocean surface, clear-sky only Global ocean surface, clear-sky only 2, 3 2, 3 1 km/daily (Level 2); 4 km, 36 km, 1◦ /daily, 8-day, monthly, yearly (Level 3) 1 km/daily (Level 2); 4 km, 9 km/ daily, 8-day, monthly, seasonal, yearly (Level 3) 1 km/daily (Level 2); 4 km, 9 km/ daily, 8-day, monthly, seasonal, yearly (Level 3) and therefore they can be used to generate digital terrain models and to measure cloud properties.

The 2 NASA Earth Observation Satellite Missions for Global Change Research 37 Fig. gov/) sensor uses a correlation spectroscopy technique, which estimates the concentration of a gas by spectral selection of emitted or absorbed radiance, using a sample of the same gas as a filter. The sensor has a resolution of 22 km with a swath width of 640 km. It was included in the Terra platform, as part of a cooperation agreement with Canada. 4 μm) for obtaining atmospheric temperature profiles. 4 to 1 μm), for characterizing cloud and surface properties and obtaining higher spatial resolution than the infrared measurements.

Gov/). These photographs provide a sporadic historical record to monitor environmental change (Lulla and Dessinov 2000). The Space Shuttle also incorporated some RADAR missions, to test new technologies in microwave Earth observation. These missions were the Shuttle Imaging Radar (SIR) A, B and C, on flight in 1981, 1984 and 1994, respectively. The first two were L band RADAR, with a spatial resolution of 25 to 40 m, and HH polarization, 30 E. Chuvieco, C. Justice and a wide observation angle: 47◦ in SIR-A and 15 to 60◦ in SIR-B.

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