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Applications of Geospatial Technology and Modeling for River Basin Management

  • 1st Edition
  • Volume 12
  • September 1, 2024
  • Subodh Chandra Pal + 2 more
  • English
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Applications of Geospatial Technology and Modeling for River Basin Management, Volume Twelve covers the use of multi-temporal satellite data for accurate estimations of different watershed features. It includes methods and case studies of the use of geographic information systems (GIS) as a valuable tool for criteria-based spatial analysis to manage natural resources and accurately simulate natural phenomena such as the hydrologic response of a watershed to precipitation and susceptibility to water erosion. The book also provides direction on many types of modelling and mapping techniques in geospatial environments based on river basin management challenges. This book will be a useful guide for academics, researchers, and practitioners involved in the use of geospatial technologies for river basin management, as well as those interested in environmental management and Earth surface geomorphology.

GNSS Monitoring of the Terrestrial Environment

  • 1st Edition
  • August 1, 2024
  • Yosuke Aoki + 1 more
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GNSS Monitoring of the Terrestrial Environment: Earthquakes, Volcanoes, and Climate Change presents the application of GNSS technologies to natural hazards on Earth. The book details the background theory of the GNSS techniques discussed and takes the reader through applications and implementation. Tables comparing GNSS with other geodetic techniques, such as SAR, VLBI, SLR, and conventional geodetic methods such as strainmeters, tiltmeters, and leveling surveys are also included. The book concludes with a chapter bridging both parts, discussing the relationship between earthquakes, volcanism, and climate change.The book is aimed at academics, researchers, and advanced students working in the fields of remote sensing technologies or natural hazards. It is divided into two parts, with the first covering the monitoring of earthquakes, volcanoes, and applications of GNSS signals to better understand earthquakes and volcanism, while the second part covers monitoring climate change with GNSS.

Intelligence Systems for Earth, Environmental and Planetary Sciences

  • 1st Edition
  • August 1, 2024
  • Hossein Bonakdari + 1 more
  • English
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Intelligence Systems for Earth, Environmental and Planetary Sciences: Methods, Models and Applications provides cutting-edge theory and applications of modern-day artificial intelligence and data science in the Earth, environment, and planetary science fields. The book is divided into three parts: Methods, covering the fundamentals of intelligence systems, along with an introduction to the preparation of datasets. Models, covering model development, data assimilation, and techniques in each field. Applications, presenting case studies of artificial intelligence and data science solutions to Earth, environmental and planetary sciences problems, as well as future perspectives.This book will be of interest to students, academics and post-graduate professionals in the field of applied sciences, earth, environmental, and planetary sciences, and would also serve as an excellent companion resource to courses studying artificial intelligence applications for theoretical and practical studies in Earth, environmental, and planetary sciences.

Remote Sensing and GIS in Peri-Urban Research

  • 1st Edition
  • Volume 11
  • August 1, 2024
  • Mehebub Sahana
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Remote Sensing and GIS in Peri-Urban Research: Perspectives on Global Change, Sustainability and Resilience, Eleventh Edition provides the most recent methods and techniques, incorporating geoinformatics-based practices to map, evaluate, and model urban landscape attributes and changes. The book provides theory, methodology, and future perspectives of remote sensing and GIS techniques applied to peri-urban modelling, analysis and sustainability through the use of spatio-temporal geospatial datasets. It also includes case studies of real-world data sets, with applicable algorithms, techniques and methods for study.This will be a useful reference for researchers and academics in remote sensing, GIS, and spatial analysis, and environmental or urban scientists wanting to implement remote sensing technologies in their research.

Synthetic Aperture Radar Image Processing Algorithms for Nonlinear Oceanic Turbulence and Front Modeling

  • 1st Edition
  • August 1, 2024
  • Maged Marghany
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Synthetic Aperture Radar Image Processing Algorithms for Nonlinear Oceanic Turbulence and Front Modelling is both a research and practice-based reference that bridges the gap between the remote sensing field and the dynamic oceanography exploration field. In this perspective, the book explicates how to apply techniques in synthetic aperture radar and quantum interferometry synthetic aperture radar (QInSAR) for oceanic turbulence and front simulation and modeling. It includes detailed algorithms to enable readers to better understand and implement practices covered in their own work and apply QInSAR to their own research.This multidisciplinary reference is useful for researchers and academics in dynamic oceanography and modeling, remote sensing and aquatic science, as well as geographers, geophysicists, and environmental engineers.

Remote Sensing of Climate

  • 1st Edition
  • August 1, 2024
  • Timothy Dube + 3 more
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Remote Sensing of Climate provides cutting-edge techniques in remote sensing of climate variability and the environment. The book focuses on methods and data analytics, advancements in scientific research in the field, and further proffers recommendations on the possible knowledge gaps and future scientific research directions. It covers eight key themes of remote sensing and climate variability, including discussions on how the various aspects from each chapter of the themes interrelate. It also integrates several divergent perspectives on remote sensing and climate variability and the environment to show the interrelationships between the perspectives.This is an important reference for those in education and research working on remote sensing and climate science who need methods, data analytics, case studies, research strides, and key knowledge gaps in the field.

Advanced Tools for Studying Soil Erosion Processes

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  • August 1, 2024
  • Hamid Reza Pourghasemi + 1 more
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Advanced Tools for Studying Soil Erosion Processes: Erosion Modelling, Soil Redistribution Rates, Advanced Analysis, and Artificial Intelligence presents the most recent technologies and methods in quantifying soil erosion, focusing on quantitative geomorphological assessment, soil erosion interaction with natural and man-made hazards using new methods, and technologies that employ GIS, remote sensing (RS), spatial modeling, and machine learning tools as an effective plan for decision-makers and land users.Organized into three parts: 1) Erosion processes and impacts, 2) Advanced computing techniques to quantify soil erosion, and 3) Methods of Soil Erosion, this book will be an invaluable source material for researchers, academicians, graduate and undergraduate students, and professionals in the field of geology, specifically focused on geographic information systems and remote sensing.

Space Geodesy for Environmental Monitoring Volume

  • 1st Edition
  • Volume 65
  • August 1, 2024
  • Cedric Schmelzbach + 1 more
  • English
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Space Geodesy for Environmental Monitoring Volume, Volume 65 in the Advances in Geophysics series, highlights new advances in the field, with this new volume presenting interesting chapters written by an international board of authors and covering topics such as GNSS for natural hazard mitigation, Space & Earth Data for Global Sea level change monitoring: Current Approaches, Challenges, and Future Prospects, and Crowdsourcing GNSS for geophysical applications.

Data Analysis Methods in Physical Oceanography

  • 4th Edition
  • July 1, 2024
  • Richard E. Thomson + 1 more
  • English
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Data Analysis Methods in Physical Oceanography: Fourth Edition provides a practical reference to established and modern data analysis techniques in earth and ocean sciences. In five sections, the book addresses data acquisition and recording, data processing and presentation, statistical methods and error handling, analysis of spatial data fields, and time series analysis methods. The updated edition includes new information on autonomous platforms and new analysis tools such as “deep learning” and convolutional neural networks. A section on extreme value statistics has been added, and the section on wavelet analysis has been expanded.This book brings together relevant techniques and references recent papers where these techniques have been trialed. In addition, it presents valuable examples using physical oceanography data. For students, the sections on data acquisition are useful for a compilation of all the measurement methods.

Radiogenic Isotopes Applied to Mineral Exploration

  • 1st Edition
  • July 1, 2024
  • Colombo Celso Gaeta Tassinari
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Radiogenic Isotopes Applied to Mineral Exploration: A Practical Guide assists mineral exploration geologists, students and professors in the field of metallogeny and ore deposits. This book provides information on radiogenic isotopes and their application to solve problems associated with mineral exploration surveys. It presents the basics to exploration geologists using radiogenic isotopes on establishing models for prospecting and creating new criteria for defining more favorable areas, reducing the exploration risk and saving financial investments. The discovery of new mineral deposits is becoming increasingly difficult, and the use of new techniques is required to find deep and covered deposits. Radiogenic isotopes have the potential to act as ore index, helping to define the most favorable zones for finding certain types of mineral deposits, hence minimizing exploration risks.