2013

Earth System Monitoring

Selected Entries from the Encyclopedia of Sustainability Science and Technology

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ISBN: 978-1-4614-5683-4 (Print) 978-1-4614-5684-1 (Online)

Table of contents (19 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-vi

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    Pages 1-5

    Earth System Monitoring, Introduction

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    Pages 7-34

    Airborne and Space-borne Remote Sensing of Cryosphere

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    Pages 35-61

    Aircraft and Space Atmospheric Measurements Using Differential Absorption Lidar (DIAL)

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    Pages 63-75

    Contemporary Sea Level Variations, Observations and Causes

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    Pages 77-106

    Coral Reef Ecosystems

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    Pages 107-121

    Earth System Environmental Literacy

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    Pages 123-152

    Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment (GRACE): Detection of Ice Mass Loss, Terrestrial Mass Changes, and Ocean Mass Gains

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    Pages 153-180

    Heat Content and Temperature of the Ocean

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    Pages 181-197

    Hurricane and Monsoon Tracking with Driftsondes

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    Pages 199-232

    Large-Scale Ocean Circulation: Deep Circulation and Meridional Overturning

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    Pages 233-268

    Long-Term Ecological Research Network

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    Pages 269-289

    Ocean Acidification

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    Pages 291-318

    Ocean Evaporation and Precipitation

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    Pages 319-336

    Ocean Observatories and Information: Building a Global Ocean Observing Network

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    Pages 337-388

    Oil Spill Remote Sensing

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    Pages 389-419

    Remote Sensing Applications to Ocean and Human Health

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    Pages 421-438

    Remote Sensing of Natural Disasters

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    Pages 439-472

    Remote Sensing of Ocean Color

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    Pages 473-505

    Volcanoes, Observations and Impact

  21. Back Matter

    Pages 507-518