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Remote Sensing Geology

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  • Features nearly 500 illustrations, including several sample applications from around the world, making the book relevant for a global audience

  • Strikes a balance between theoretical (physics, concepts, techniques) and practical (application examples, case studies) aspects of remote sensing, making it an excellent introductory textbook for upper-level undergraduate students

  • Includes supplementary material: sn.pub/extras

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Table of contents (19 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxiii
  2. Introduction

    • Ravi P. Gupta
    Pages 1-11
  3. Physical Principles

    • Ravi P. Gupta
    Pages 13-22
  4. Spectra of Minerals and Rocks

    • Ravi P. Gupta
    Pages 23-35
  5. Photography

    • Ravi P. Gupta
    Pages 37-44
  6. Multispectral Imaging Techniques

    • Ravi P. Gupta
    Pages 45-59
  7. Geometric Aspects of Photographs and Images

    • Ravi P. Gupta
    Pages 87-100
  8. Digital Elevation Model

    • Ravi P. Gupta
    Pages 101-106
  9. Atmospheric Corrections

    • Ravi P. Gupta
    Pages 115-122
  10. Interpretation of Solar Reflection Data

    • Ravi P. Gupta
    Pages 123-139
  11. Interpretation of Thermal-IR Data

    • Ravi P. Gupta
    Pages 141-161
  12. Imaging Spectroscopy

    • Ravi P. Gupta
    Pages 203-219
  13. Microwave Sensors

    • Ravi P. Gupta
    Pages 221-233
  14. Interpretation of SAR Imagery

    • Ravi P. Gupta
    Pages 235-252
  15. SAR Interferometry

    • Ravi P. Gupta
    Pages 253-265
  16. Geological Applications

    • Ravi P. Gupta
    Pages 291-415

About this book

Over the past decade, advances in sensor technology, processing algorithms, and computational capacity have taken remote sensing to a level where observations can be transformed into quantitative measurements, and the technology can be used in near real-time for mapping, monitoring and decision-making. 

For the third edition, this widely acclaimed book has been fully revised, enlarged and updated. It covers remote sensing in a wide range of optical, thermal, and microwave wavelengths and their host of geologic applications featuring sample applications from around the globe. In addition, it presents state-of-the-art content on emerging themes such as atmospheric interactions, spectroscopy, spectral indices, prospectivity modelling, and multi-sensor geodata integration. The

subject matter is presented at a basic level, offering students an excellent introductory text on remote sensing. Further, the main part of the book will also be of great value to active researchers.


Excerpt from the review of Remote Sensing Geology (2nd ed., 2003): 

International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation, 5 (2004) 239–240

“....Graduate students, research workers and professional earth scientists will use this book to their advantage and with pleasure; it is well-written, to the point and with an emphasis on understanding the principles underlying this wide spectre of technology in its application to the earth sciences. Remote sensing is a fascinating subject; so is geology. The author has fully succeeded in providing a fascinating book that combines them in a handy volume.”

                                                                                                     Jan J. Nossin  

Keywords

  • digital image processing
  • exploration geology
  • image interpretation
  • remote sensing
  • satellites and sensors
  • remote sensing/photogrammetry

Authors and Affiliations

  • Formerly Professor, Earth Resources Technology, Department of Earth Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, Roorkee, India

    Ravi P. Gupta

About the author

Gupta, Ravi P.

Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee

Bibliographic Information

Buying options

eBook USD 59.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)
  • ISBN: 978-3-662-55876-8
  • Instant PDF download
  • Readable on all devices
  • Own it forever
  • Exclusive offer for individuals only
  • Tax calculation will be finalised during checkout
Softcover Book USD 79.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)
Hardcover Book USD 119.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)