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Increasing Remotely Sensed Snow Cover through Composite AMSR-E/MODIS Product
Accurate mapping of snow cover in mountainous terrain is extremely important, as snow-melt is a major source of water storage and runoff. Therefore, remote sensing of snow cover has wide applications, especially in mountainous ...
Astronomical Applications of Remote Sensing: A Search for Diffuse Interstellar Band Absorption Features
At first glance geography and astronomy have nothing in common, but upon further review, astronomy shares many of the same principles of remote sensing. Both rely on data obtained indirectly from distant sources and both ...
Effects of Rock Climbing on Vegetation and Invasive Species at Devils Lake, Wisconsin
Since the passing of the Wilderness Act in 1964 participation in outdoor recreation has risen to six times more participants. Rock climbing is a fairly new recreational activity taking hold in the 1920’s. The two main ...
Quantifying Urbanization and Fragmentation of Agricultural and Forested Lands in Kenosha County 1988-2008
Kenosha County’s proximity to Milwaukee and Chicago limited industry to manufacturing in the 20th century. In the past two decades Kenosha has increased its role in commercial economy. This resulted in changes in land use ...