Open image in new windowIntroduction: Remote Sensing Techniques for Landslide Mapping and Monitoring

  • Veronica Tofani
  • Yang Hong
  • Vern Singhroy
Conference paper


Remote sensing is an effective tool for landslide mapping and monitoring. This chapter provides a general overview of the recent applications of optical and radar images for landslide detection, mapping and monitoring with special attention to SAR interferometry that has proved as a promising technique in landslide studies.


Landslide Remote sensing SAR interferometry Optical imagery 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Earth Sciences DepartmentUniversity FirenzeFlorenceItaly
  2. 2.Hydrometeorology and Remote Sensing Lab, Department of Civil EngineeringUniversity of OklahomaNormanUSA
  3. 3.Environmental ScienceUniversity of OklahomaNormanUSA
  4. 4.Canada Centre for Remote Sensing, Natural ResourcesOttawaCanada

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