Geoinformatics in Applied Geomorphology

Geoinformatics in Applied Geomorphology

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With recent innovations in the arena of remote sensing and geographic information systems, the use of geoinformatics in applied geomorphology is receiving more attention than ever. Geoinformatics in Applied Geomorphology examines how modern concepts, technologies, and methods in geoinformatics can be used to solve a wide variety of applied geomorphologic problems, such as characterization of arid, coastal, fluvial, aeolian, glacial, karst, and tectonic landforms; natural hazard zoning and mitigations; petroleum exploration; and groundwater exploration and management. Using case studies to illustrate concepts and methods, this book covers: Arid environments, such as the Thar desert, West Texas, the Qatar Peninsula, and the Dead Sea areas Coastal shoreline changes in Kuwait Coastal zone management in India Estuarine bathymetric study of Tampa Bay, Florida Fluvial landforms of the Elbe river basin, Germany Subsurface coastal geomorphology and coastal morphological changes due to tsunamis in the East coast of India The Himalayas, Jammu a Kashmir, Western Ghats, and Precambrian terrain of South India The result of extensive research by an interdisciplinary team of contributors, Geoinformatics in Applied Geomorphology is designed for students, researchers, and professionals in the areas of geomorphology, geological engineering, geography, remote sensing, and geographic information systems.The Proceedings of the International Workshop on International Mapping from Space, . Institute. of. Remote. Sensing, . Anna. University, . Madras. ... Remote Sensing Handbook for Tropical Coastal Zone Management..UNESCO. Publications, .

Title:Geoinformatics in Applied Geomorphology
Author:Siddan Anbazhagan, S.K. Subramanian, XIAOJUN YANG
Publisher:CRC Press - 2011-06-06


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