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Photography applications

January 1, 2013

Photographic imaging is the oldest form of remote sensing used in coral reef studies. This chapter briefly explores the history of photography from the 1850s to the present, and delves into its application for coral reef research. The investigation focuses on both photographs collected from low-altitude fixed-wing and rotary aircraft, and those collected from space by astronauts. Different types of classification and analysis techniques are discussed, and several case studies are presented as examples of the broad use of photographs as a tool in coral reef research.

Publication Year 2013
Title Photography applications
DOI 10.1007/978-90-481-9292-2_2
Authors Susan A. Cochran
Publication Type Book Chapter
Publication Subtype Book Chapter
Index ID 70047198
Record Source USGS Publications Warehouse
USGS Organization Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center