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Introduction ¿ Remote Sensing of Urban Areas (Qihao Weng, Indiana State University, and Dale Quattrochi, NASA) Part I Urban Feature Extraction 1. True Orthoimage Generation for Urban Tall Buildings (Guoqing Zhou, Old Dominion University) 2. Extraction of Buildings from Airborne Lidar Data (Jeffery Shan, Purdue University) 3. Recognition of Urban Structures (Buildings) in SAR Imagery (Prof. Dr.-Ing. Uwe Stilla, Technische Universitaet Muenchen, Germany) Part II Urban Composition and Structure 4. Sub-Pixel Analysis of Urban Landscapes (Qihao Weng, Indiana State University, and Dengsheng Lu, Indiana University-Bloomington) 5. Urban Vegetation Extraction Using Spectral Mixture Analysis (Conghe Song, University of North Carolina ¿ Chapel Hill) 6. Urban Mapping with Geospatial Algorithms (Soe W. Myint, Arizona State University) 7. Spectral Resolution Requirements for Mapping Urban Areas (Martin Herold, University of Jena, Germany, and Dar Roberts, University of California Santa Barbara) Part III Urban Land Dynamics 8. Urbanization Prediction with Spatial and Temporal Data Mining (W. Liu, Boston University) 9. Assessing Urban Growth with Sub-pixel Impervious Surface Coverage (G. Xian and M. Crane, United States Geological Survey) 10. Remote Sensing Derived Mapping to Support Urban Growth Theory (Martin Herold, University of Jena, Germany, and Keith Clarke, University of California Santa Barbara) Part IV Urban Planning and Socioeconomic Applications 11. Urban Heat Island in a Coastal Tropical City: Case Study in the Metropolitan Area of San Juan, Puerto Rico (Jorge E. Gonz lez, Santa Clara University, Jeff Luvall, George C. Marshall Space Flight Center, NASA, etc.) 12. Assessing Urban Environmental Quality (Janet Nichol and Charles Wong Man Sing, Hong Kong Polytechnic University) 13. Population Estimation and Interpolation (Xiaohang Liu, San Francisco State University, and Martin Herold, University of Jena, Germany) 14. Urban Demographic and Socioeconomic Analysis Using Nighttime Satellite Imagery (Paul Sutton, University of Denver) 15. Urban Life Quality Assessment (Li, G. and Q. Weng, Indiana State University) Part V Progress, Problems, and Prospect 16. Mapping Human Settlements Using the Mid-IR: Advantages, Prospects, and Limitations (Geoffrey M. Henebry, South Dakota State University) 17. Urban Remote Sensing: New Developments and Trends (Manfred Ehlers, University of Osnabrueck, Germany) 18. Hyperspectral and Multispectral VHR Sensors: Spatial versus Spectral Resolution (Paolo Gamba, University of Pavia, Italy)
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
City planning -- Remote sensing.
Land use, Urban -- Remote sensing.
Urban geography -- Remote sensing.