Kondratyev, Scientific Research Centre for Ecological Safety, Russian Academy
of Sciences, St Petersburg, Russia: A. A. Buznikov, Electrotechnical University of
St Petersburg, Russia, O.M. Pokrovsky, Main Geophysical Observatory.
Author: I. S. Robinson
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Incorporated
A broad general introduction to remote sensing and its applications in oceanography. Designed to provide specialists with a sufficient depth of information necessary to understand oceanographic remote sensing processes and applications and non-specialists with the breadth of information necessary to understand how remote sensing makes a contribution to marine science. Provides an overview of all types of satellite remote sensing in ocean study: visible, infrared and microwave frequencies and both active and passive sensors. Also offers remote-sensing specialists the information required to assess the needs and perspectives of oceanographers.