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RADARSAT for Amazonia results of ProRADAR investigations : papers presented at GER "97 Conference. by Geomatics in the Era of RADARSAT International Conference (1997 Ottawa, Ont.)

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Published by Canada Centre for Remote Sensing, Natural Resources Canada in [Ottawa, Ont.?] .
Written in English


  • RADARSAT (Remote sensing satellite) -- Congresses.,
  • Remote sensing -- Amazon River Region -- Congresses.,
  • Environmental monitoring -- Amazon River Region -- Congresses.,
  • Forests and forestry -- Amazon River Region -- Photographs from space -- Congresses.,
  • Amazon River Region -- Photographs from space -- Congresses.

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CD-ROM includes papers and images.

Edition Notes

ContributionsAhern, Francis J., Canada Centre for Remote Sensing.
LC ClassificationsG70.5.A44 G46 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 278 p. :
Number of Pages278
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15499270M

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