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Earth observation of ecosystem services / edited by Domingo Alcaraz-Segura, Carlos Marcelo Di Bella, Julieta Veronica Straschnoy.

Contributor(s): Alcaraz-Segura, Domingo [editor] | Di Bella, Carlos Marcelo [editor] | Straschnoy, Julieta Veronica [editor].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Earth observation of global change.Publisher: Boca Raton, Fla. : CRC Press, [2014]Copyright date: �201Description: 1 online resource : text file, PD.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781466505896 (e-book : PDF).Subject(s): Biodiversity -- Monitoring | Biodiversity -- Remote sensing | Environmental monitoring | Global environmental changeGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: No titleOnline resources: Distributed by publisher. Purchase or institutional license may be required for access Also available in print format
Contents:
section 1. Introduction -- section 2. Ecosystem services related to the carbon cycle -- section 3. Ecosystem services related to biodiversity -- section 4. Ecosystem services related to the water cycle -- section 5. Ecosystem services related to the land-surface energy balance -- section 6. Other dimensions of ecosystem services
Summary: "Offering a balanced review of differing approaches based on remote sensing methods to monitor ecosystem services related to biodiversity conservation, carbon and water cycles, and the energy balance of the terrestrial ecosystem, this book identifies the relevant issues and challenges of assessment, presents cutting-edge sensing techniques, uses globally implemented tools to quantify ecosystem functions, and provides numerous examples of successful monitoring programs. Covering recent developments undertaken on the global and national stage from earth observation satellite data, it includes valuable lessons and recommendations and novel ways to improve current global monitoring systems"-- Provided by publisher
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Includes bibliographical references and index

section 1. Introduction -- section 2. Ecosystem services related to the carbon cycle -- section 3. Ecosystem services related to biodiversity -- section 4. Ecosystem services related to the water cycle -- section 5. Ecosystem services related to the land-surface energy balance -- section 6. Other dimensions of ecosystem services

"Offering a balanced review of differing approaches based on remote sensing methods to monitor ecosystem services related to biodiversity conservation, carbon and water cycles, and the energy balance of the terrestrial ecosystem, this book identifies the relevant issues and challenges of assessment, presents cutting-edge sensing techniques, uses globally implemented tools to quantify ecosystem functions, and provides numerous examples of successful monitoring programs. Covering recent developments undertaken on the global and national stage from earth observation satellite data, it includes valuable lessons and recommendations and novel ways to improve current global monitoring systems"-- Provided by publisher

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