The use of remote sensors for human settlement mapping and monitoring holds great promise for numerous fields of study, including urban planning and global environmental change and sustainability. While the potential for this technology is difficult to measure, achieving useful results at a regional or global level is but a recent accomplishment.
Mapping the Nation for 2017 is the annual federal map book containing examples of federal agencies using GIS. The book is divided into various government sectors (health, public safety, environment, etc.) to show how GIS can be applied to a multitude of tasks and missions.
Call Number: Dana G 70.4 .R4665 2016 (Request item)
This is a book about how ecologists can integrate remote sensing and GIS in their daily work. It will allow ecologists to get started with the application of remote sensing and to understand its potential and limitations.