The potential contribution of satellite remote sensing to the understanding of arid lands processes
This paper discusses the need for monitoring the state and evolution of arid and semi-arid environments, and compares the specific contributions of in situ and satellite-based techniques. The role of physically-based models in the quantitative interpretation of the measurement is stressed, and a strategy is proposed for the systematic exploitation of space technologies.
Bibliographic Reference: Article: Vegetatio, Vol. 91 (1991) pp. 59-72
Record Number: 199110763 / Last updated on: 1994-12-02
Original language: en
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