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By Gennady I. Belchansky

lively (imaging radar) and passive (radiometer) microwave structures are more and more used for Arctic ecological examine. regrettably, before ecologists attracted to distant sensing frequently lacked entry to the entire suite of actual and analytical innovations of microwave structures, info processing, and ecological functions simply because an appropriate reference ebook didn't exist.

Arctic Ecological examine from Microwave satellite tv for pc Observations solutions this call for by means of summarizing the most microwave satellite tv for pc functions for Arctic ecological examine. This publication is worthwhile to experts with a historical past in microwave thoughts, in addition to to different ecologists attracted to functions of microwave lively and passive distant sensing for tundra, boreal wooded area, and Arctic sea-ice habitat and marine mammal reports.

It offers a quick creation to Arctic ecological difficulties, the function of satellite tv for pc sensing for tracking Arctic ecosystems, and similar information processing purposes. the amount then examines result of Arctic sea-ice habitat reports utilizing OKEAN-01 satellite tv for pc information, then offers a comparative research of multisensor satellite tv for pc tracking of habitat utilizing OKEAN-01, SSM/I and AVHRR satellite tv for pc tools. It additionally describes the assessment of relative details content material of ALMAZ-1, ERS-1, JERS-1 SAR, and Landsat-TM information for deciding on rainy tundra habitats. The publication concludes with result of delicate boreal woodland variety detection to observe strength affects of weather switch on boreal wooded area structure.

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