By Tamim Younos, Tammy E. Parece

ISBN-10: 3319142119

ISBN-13: 9783319142111

ISBN-10: 3319142127

ISBN-13: 9783319142128

This quantity deals suggestions, tools and case reports of cutting edge and evolving applied sciences within the sector of watershed review. issues mentioned comprise: (1) improvement and functions of geospatial, satellite tv for pc imagery and distant sensing applied sciences for land tracking; (2) improvement and purposes of satellite tv for pc imagery for tracking inland water caliber; (3) improvement and functions of water sensor applied sciences for real-time tracking of water volume and caliber; and (4) Advances in organic tracking and microbial resource monitoring technologies.

This publication might be of curiosity to graduate scholars and researchers keen on watershed technological know-how and environmental reports. both, it's going to function a priceless consultant to specialists in govt enterprises who're excited about water-availability and water-quality matters, and engineers and different execs taken with the layout of land- and water-monitoring systems.

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Pieterse Department of Geological Sciences, University of Delaware, Newark, DE, USA © Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2015 T. E. 1007/978-3-319-14212-8_2 33 34 V. Klemas and A. Pieterse microwave emissivity; freshwater wetlands can be mapped using multispectral cameras; and freshwater springs can be detected using thermal infrared radiometers. Satellite remote sensors and satellite gravitational surveys can be used in combination with ancillary data analysis to infer groundwater behavior from surface expressions and to estimate groundwater aquifer storage.

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