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By Seelye Martin

totally up to date, with major new insurance of advances in satellite tv for pc oceanography and effects from new satellite tv for pc missions, the second one version of this renowned textbook introduces scholars to how distant sensing works, tips on how to comprehend observations from Earth-observing platforms, and the observations' value to actual and organic oceanography. It presents complete reasons of radiative move, ocean floor houses, satellite tv for pc orbits, tools and techniques, obvious distant sensing of biogeochemical homes, infrared and microwave retrieval of sea floor temperature, sea floor salinity retrieval, passive microwave measurements, scatterometer wind retrieval, altimetry and SAR. additionally incorporated are descriptions of the net files the place facts might be received, and readers can receive on-line instruments for operating with the information - permitting hands-on engagement with real-world observations. this can be an amazing textbook for graduate and complicated undergraduate scholars in oceanography, distant sensing and environmental technological know-how, and a pragmatic source for researchers and execs operating with oceanographic satellite tv for pc data.

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