AER PHOTO ESRM 430
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Image Interpretation in Natural source IVIanag ement 26 ofthe Earth s surface is exposed land Remote sensing can play a limited role in the identification inventory and mapping of surficial soils not covered with dense vegetation Remote sensing can provide information about the chemical composition of rocks and minerals that are on the Earth s surface and not completely covered by dense vegetation Emphasis is placed on understanding unique absorption bands associated with specific types of rocks and minerals using imaging spectroscopy techniques Remote sensing can also be used to extract geologic information including lithology structure drainage patterns and geomorphology landforms sand specular 1nc1dent energy re ectance Radiant energy may be reflected from the surface ofthe dry soil or it penetrates into the soil particles where it may be absorbed or scattered Total reflectance from the dry soil is a function of specular reflectance and the internal VOlUme re ectance intersmial gt specular re ectance a39 air Space volume re ectance As soil moisture increases each soil particle may be encapsulated with a thin membrane of capillary water The interstitial spaces may also fill with water The greater the amount of water in the soil the greater the absorption of incident energy and the lower the soil reflectance Specular incident energy re ectance soil wate Horizontally bedded strata Needs to be interpreted from landscapelevel Folds Antichnc photography I Erosion can help in seeing the d e p O S O n a I Rifling pulling apart layers l olding compression gt mallV con ml 5m mi 211 Reclang ul Dm ldriljc l3 aral lcl Radial and Centripela mcmdcring river sand 113139s 0x bow lake Dicimlt nn ic Allah1mm Panchromatic Stereopair of the Devil39s Tower WY Intrusive Vo canic Neck Obtained on September 15 1953 Panchromatic Stereopair of a Synclinal Valley in the Appalachians near Tyrone PA Wasatch Mountains Wasatch Fault Springville Landsat Thematic Mapper Imagery of the Mississippi River Bands 432 RGB January 13 1983 r quot V t I all A f 7 I figum a An esker and kettle in N northern Manitoba Canada Aeolian Deposition zone of reduced air velocity angle of repose a Sand movement on a dune 1 b Oblique View of crescentric dunes 39c dune also called barcllan 0139 transveme dunes