Essays Tagged: "Remote sensing"

Remote Sensing

Remote Sensing from outer space has been taking place since 1947, and despite continued development ... ntil 1971 that the United Nations began to deal with the issue. This essay will look at the idea of remote sensing and its uses, and the regulation of remote sensing, with particular regard to the dif ... articular regard to the differing views of the developed and developing countries on this question.'Remote sensing' is a means of obtaining information at a distance. When referring to remote sensing ...

(7 pages) 79 1 3.8 Apr/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Radiometric Correction of LandsatTM Data -example of how to do radiometric corrections

iometric Correction of Landsat DataGEOG 535January 15, 2004IntroductionTypically, when one acquires remotely-sensed data for academic or commercial purposes it is unsuitable for immediate use. That is ... several types of corrections must be applied. One set of corrections that is crucial to the use of remotely-sensed data, particularly in quantitative geography, is known as radiometric correction. Th ...

(9 pages) 33 0 2.8 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

Excavation is destruction." Explore with examples a range of justifications given for excavating sites.

Before an excavation can take place many surveys must be undertaken, such as remote sensing techniques, to analyze the likelihood of the site containing something of historical ... available to historians. The success of archaeological excavations relies greatly upon surveys and remote sensing procedures, these are important because they select the best areas for excavation.Exc ... sibility. Fieldwork techniques have advanced a long way; archaeologists are now able to make use of remote sensing from the air and/or geophysical surveying devices on the ground. The field surveys ar ...

(6 pages) 44 0 4.7 Nov/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Archaeology

Applications of Remote Sensing and Geographic Information System in Watershed Management

v ABSTRACT :Remote sensing and GIS are playing a rapidly increasing role in the filed of hydrology and water res ... g a rapidly increasing role in the filed of hydrology and water resources planning and development. Remote Sensing and GIS with the integration of socio-economic data is very useful for watershed plan ... nd development for successful management practices. This paper gives an overview of applications of remote sensing and GIS in watershed management.v INTRODUCTION :Watershed is a Hydrologic unit. Nowad ...

(12 pages) 89 0 5.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography

Digital image analysis of yell

Digital Image Analysis of Yellowstone National Park Introduction Remote sensing refers to the tele-observational surveying and mapping of physical, urban and environ ... fers to the tele-observational surveying and mapping of physical, urban and environmental features. Remote Sensing is also a composite of many other subjects such as aerial photography, radar surveyin ... l surveying, weather forecasting and photogrammetry. It has now become quite common practice to use remotely sensed data to take inventory, monitor and develop effective management practices of our na ...

(3 pages) 1081 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Importance of GIS, Remote Sensing, and Google Earth Pro

Ashton LangAnthropology 8Discussion Section R11/23/2013Importance of GIS, Remote Sensing, and Google Earth ProThe importance of using GIS (Geographic Information System) RS ( ... logical investigations. The use of geospatial technologies that include GIS, satellite and airborne remote sensing, and global navigational satellite systems aid in the enhancement of our ability to c ... le to get the data and differences of the two landscapes. The methods that were used was the use of remote sensing data which enabled the recognition of archaeological sites along with the analysis of ...

(6 pages) 8 0 0.0 Dec/2013

Subjects: Science Essays > Archaeology