Remote Sens. 2010, 2(10), 2424-2425; doi:10.3390/rs2102424

Ecological Status and Change by Remote Sensing

Received: 15 October 2010; Published: 19 October 2010
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Ecological Status and Change by Remote Sensing)
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Excerpt: Evaluating ecological patterns and processes is crucial for the conservation of ecosystems [1]. In this view, remote sensing is a powerful tool for monitoring their status and change. This involves several tasks like biodiversity estimate, landscape ecology, and species distribution modeling, to name a few [2]. Due to the difficulties associated with field-based data collection [3], the use of remote sensing for estimating ecological status and change is promising since it provides a synoptic view of an area with a high temporal resolution [4]. Of course in some cases remote sensing should be viewed as a help to plan a field survey rather than a replacement of it. Further, its improper use may lead to pitfalls and misleading results. [...]
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Rocchini, D. Ecological Status and Change by Remote Sensing. Remote Sens. 2010, 2, 2424-2425.

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Rocchini D. Ecological Status and Change by Remote Sensing. Remote Sensing. 2010; 2(10):2424-2425.

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Rocchini, Duccio. 2010. "Ecological Status and Change by Remote Sensing." Remote Sens. 2, no. 10: 2424-2425.

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