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complementarity of remote sensing and anthropology in the study of complex human ecology
Eric F. Lambin
This paper was part of the History of Land Use in Africa project of the African Studies Center, Boston University, and the Forest History Society.
|Statement||by Eric F. Lambin and Jane I . Guyer.|
|Series||Working papers in African Studies -- No.175|
|Contributions||Guyer, Jane I., Boston Unversity. African Studies Center.|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||24|
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MLA Citation. Lambin, Eric F. and Guyer, Jane I. and Boston University. African Studies Center. and Forest History Society. Remote Sensing for Ecology and Conservation: A Handbook of Techniques (Techniques in Ecology & Conservation) [Horning, Ned, Robinson, Julie A., Sterling, Eleanor J., Turner, Woody, Spector, Sacha] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.
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The book will provide an overview of the practical application of remote sensing for the purposes of nature conservation as developed by ecologists in collaboration with remote sensing specialists, providing guidance on all phases from the planning of remote sensing projects for conservation to the interpretation and validation of the images.Guyer, J.
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