Introduction to Remote Sensing for Irrigation and Drainage

by Edwin T. Engman, NASA/Goddard Space Flight Cent, Greenbelt, United States,
Richard H. Cuenca, NASA/Goddard Space Flight Cent, Greenbelt, United States,



Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Irrigation and Drainage: Saving a Threatened Resource—In Search of Solutions

Abstract: Remote sensing is a rapidly emerging technology that has many potential applications to irrigation, drainage and hydrologic engineering. This paper, the first of four, introduces the reader to the basic principals of remote sensing with an emphasis on satellite remote sensing.

Subject Headings: Remote sensing | Irrigation | Drainage | Hydrologic engineering | Satellites | Imaging techniques

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