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Introduction to Satellite Image Interpretation [Eric D. Conway, 1997] (softcover)
978-0801855771
Eric D. Conway
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242 pgs, 1997, Johns Hopkins University Press
ISBN 978-0801855771

A fascinating introduction to the interpretation of satellite imagery, a technology of increasing importance for a wide variety of scientific applications. This book covers the foundations of remote sensing, the types of satellites, and the basics of satellite image interpretation. Other topics include geographical, oceanographical, and atmospheric science applications of satellite imagery.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

    1. Foundations of Remote Sensing
    2. The Satellites
    3. The Basics of Image Interpretation
    4. Geographical Applications of Satellite Imagery
    5. The Atmosphere
    6. Identifying Cloud Types in Satellite Imagery
    7. Determining Wind Direction from Satellite Imagery
    8. Global Circulation
    9. Jet Streams
    10. Synoptic-Scale Storm Development
    11. Thunderstorm and Severe Weather Forecasting
    12. Tropical Cyclones
    13. Monitoring Air Quality
    14. Oceanography
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