Geographical Information and Climatology

Geographical Information and Climatology

Author(s): Pierre Carrega

Published Online: 9 MAY 2013

Print ISBN: 9781848211858

Online ISBN: 9781118557600

DOI: 10.1002/9781118557600

About this Book

This book includes two parts. The first part is more theoretical and general, and it covers fundamental principles: geospatial climate data measurement; spatial analysis, mapping and climate; geographical information, remote sensing and climatology; and geographical information for initialisation of forecasting and climate models. The second part describes geographical information used in various climate applications of importance today, related to risk: urban climate; air pollution; hydrological problems linked to climatology; forest fires.

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