Earth from Space

Earth from Space

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A study of satellite imaging presents a series of spectacular photographs that include coastal ports, world cities, and landscapes of wars and demonstrates how satellite imaging works and what it reveals about the human and natural forces that affect the Earth, dispelling misconceptions about satellites.Radar: determining ancient lakes and rivers, 93 seeing beneath the sands, 19 sensors. ... 20 wavelengths (and sunlight), 20 railroads, 200-201 rain forests: Trinidad, 79 rainfall: global maps showing comparisons, 12(1 measuring. ... aerosol particles, 164 detection of heat by, 164-65 detection of pollution by, 164- 66 detection of urban landscapes by, 164-65 diagram of Landsat 7. ... See also climate, weather satellites differences between urban and suburban, 165 of Eartha#39;s interior.

Title:Earth from Space
Author:Andrew Kenneth Johnston
Publisher:Richmond Hill, Ont. : Firefly Books - 2004


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