Remote Sensing for Biodiversity and Wildlife Management: Synthesis and Applications, Hardback Book

Remote Sensing for Biodiversity and Wildlife Management: Synthesis and Applications Hardback


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Publisher's Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. The Latest Advances in Remote Sensing for BiodiversityThis state-of-the-art volume provides fundamental information on and practical applications of remote sensing technologies in wildlife management, habitat studies, and biodiversity assessment and monitoring.

The book reviews image analysis, interpretation techniques, and key geospatial tools, including field-based, aerial, and satellite remote sensing, GIS, GPS, and spatial modeling. Remote Sensing for Biodiversity and Wildlife Management emphasizes transdisciplinary collaboration, technological innovations, and new applications in this emerging field. Landmark case studies and illustrative examples of best practices in biodiversity and wildlife management remote sensing at multiple scales are featured in this pioneering work. COVERAGE INCLUDES:Management information requirementsGeospatial data collection and processingThermal, passive and active microwave, and passive and active optical sensingIntegrated remote sensing, GIS, GPS, and spatial modelsRemote sensing of ecosystem process and structureProven methods for acquiring, interpreting, and analyzing remotely sensed dataHabitat suitability and quality analysisMapping anthropogenic disturbances and modeling species distributionBiodiversity indicators, including species richness mapping and productivity modelingHabitat quality and dynamicsIndicators and processesInvasive alien speciesSpecies prediction modelsFood and resourcesBiodiversity monitoringFragmentation and spatial heterogeneity