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Space image atlas of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

by Prince Sultan Research Center for Environment, Water and Desert.
Publisher: 2007ISBN: 9960-57-001-8.
Contents:
Remote Sensing Technology & Geographic Information Systems -- Chapter I Geography of The Kingdom -- Chapter II Major Cities -- Chapter III Remote Sensing Applications -- Chapter IV Satellite Image Plates of the Kingdom
Summary: The Space Image Atlas of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia employs remote sensing techniques and digital satellite images processing with advanced techniques to obtain precise data, objective research, and a comprehensive view of all features of the Kingdom’s surface from space. The Atlas is designed to cover the lands of the Kingdom at different scales with concise commentaries about what can be interpreted from the images and what information can be collected about the regions that they cover. It comprises an important reference that will enable researchers and specialists to better understand the Kingdom’s history and archaeology, its geographic features, modes of land use, urban expansion, and distribution of natural resources. It offers major examples of the earth’s phenomena, and it can be a starting point for the initiation of specialized projects. The Atlas also helps one obtain information on changing environmental phenomena in the Kingdom, which can contribute to protection of the environment from pollution, combating desertification, limiting sand dune encroachment, and the solution of numerous problems associated with natural hazards. -- from Introduction
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Remote Sensing Technology & Geographic Information Systems -- Chapter I Geography of The Kingdom -- Chapter II Major Cities -- Chapter III Remote Sensing Applications -- Chapter IV Satellite Image Plates of the Kingdom

The Space Image Atlas of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia employs remote sensing techniques and digital satellite images processing with advanced techniques to obtain precise data, objective research, and a comprehensive view of all features of the Kingdom’s surface from space. The Atlas is designed to cover the lands of the
Kingdom at different scales with concise commentaries about what can be interpreted from the images and what information can be collected about the regions that they cover. It comprises an important reference that will enable researchers and specialists to better understand the Kingdom’s history and archaeology, its
geographic features, modes of land use, urban expansion, and distribution of natural resources. It offers major examples of the earth’s phenomena, and it can be a starting point for the initiation of specialized projects. The Atlas also helps one obtain information on changing environmental phenomena in the Kingdom, which can contribute to protection of the environment from pollution, combating desertification, limiting sand dune encroachment, and the solution of numerous problems associated with natural hazards. -- from Introduction

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