Applications of Nimbus Satellite Imagery to the Monitoring of Man-Made Lakes

  1. William C. Ackermann,
  2. Gilbert F. White,
  3. E.B. Worthington and
  4. J. Loreena Ivens
  1. Hans J. Ackermann and
  2. George A. Rabchevsky

Published Online: 19 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM017p0429

Man-Made Lakes: Their Problems and Environmental Effects

Man-Made Lakes: Their Problems and Environmental Effects

How to Cite

Ackermann, H. J. and Rabchevsky, G. A. (1973) Applications of Nimbus Satellite Imagery to the Monitoring of Man-Made Lakes, in Man-Made Lakes: Their Problems and Environmental Effects (eds W. C. Ackermann, G. F. White, E.B. Worthington and J. L. Ivens), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/GM017p0429

Author Information

  1. Allied Research Associates, Inc., Lanham, Maryland 20801

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1973

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875900179

Online ISBN: 9781118664117

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Keywords:

  • Fort Peck Lake;
  • High-resolution infrared radiometer (HRIR);
  • Lake Nasser;
  • Man-made lakes;
  • Nimbus satellite systems;
  • Okavango basin and Lake Karib;
  • Satellite observations;
  • Volta Lake

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Satellite Observations

  • Suggestions for Classifying Shorelines

  • Conclusions