Advances in Watershed Science and Assessment by Tamim Younos, Tammy E. Parece

By Tamim Younos, Tammy E. Parece

This quantity deals innovations, equipment and case experiences of leading edge and evolving applied sciences within the quarter of watershed overview. issues mentioned comprise: (1) improvement and purposes of geospatial, satellite tv for pc imagery and distant sensing applied sciences for land tracking; (2) improvement and functions of satellite tv for pc imagery for tracking inland water caliber; (3) improvement and functions of water sensor applied sciences for real-time tracking of water volume and caliber; and (4) Advances in organic tracking and microbial resource monitoring technologies.

This ebook may be of curiosity to graduate scholars and researchers enthusiastic about watershed technological know-how and environmental reviews. both, it is going to function a useful advisor to specialists in executive businesses who're keen on water-availability and water-quality concerns, and engineers and different execs interested in the layout of land- and water-monitoring systems.

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When viewing the data for a specific point, it displays as one wavelength—(b) represents a pulse that hit a road (a low, flat surface), and (c) represents a pulse for a forested area (several vegetation layers at different elevations). Because of Lidar’s ability to show differing heights, it is useful for threedimensional modeling, for distinguishing between different tree species, to see into areas shadowed from nearby taller features/objects, and for providing finescale delineation between features (the latter is dependent upon the density of the point cloud).

E. 1007/978-3-319-14212-8_2 33 34 V. Klemas and A. Pieterse microwave emissivity; freshwater wetlands can be mapped using multispectral cameras; and freshwater springs can be detected using thermal infrared radiometers. Satellite remote sensors and satellite gravitational surveys can be used in combination with ancillary data analysis to infer groundwater behavior from surface expressions and to estimate groundwater aquifer storage. This chapter provides an overview of satellite and airborne remote sensing techniques for managing water resources and monitoring drought in arid and semiarid regions.

7 Drought Monitoring and Prediction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Conclusions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34 35 36 38 38 41 44 45 46 47 48 51 52 54 Abstract Life on Earth depends on water.

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