Atlas of Remote Sensing for World Heritage: China

  • Guo Huadong

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XX
  2. Remote Sensing Data

    1. Guo Huadong
      Pages 1-8
    2. Guo Huadong
      Pages 9-9
    3. Guo Huadong
      Pages 10-11
  3. Cultural Heritage

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 12-13
    2. Groups of Buildings

About this book


Atlas of Remote Sensing for World Heritage: China describes the UNESCO Natural and Cultural Heritage Sites in China and focuses on the interrelationship between culture and nature as well as on the breadth and complexity of China's world heritage sites. It emphasizes the application of space technology to world heritage, offering a vivid portrayal of China's forty world heritage sites and their surrounding environments by using multi-band, multi-resolution, multi-temporal spaceborne and airborne remote sensing data and 3D models. The book is a valuable resource for researchers in fields related to world heritage and to anyone with an appreciation of natural beauty and cultural landmarks.

Professor Guo Huadong is the Director-General of the Center for Earth Observation and Digital Earth, the Chinese Academy of Sciences, China.


3D aerial imaging Ming tombs Remote Sensing Spatial Character World Heritage multi-band scanning

Editors and affiliations

  • Guo Huadong
    • 1
  1. 1.Center for Earth Observation and Digital EarthChinese Academy of SciencesBeijingChina

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Science Press, Beijing and Springer-Verlag GmbH Berlin Heidelberg 2013
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Earth and Environmental Science
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-32822-0
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-32823-7
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