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News International Journal of Remote Sensing, Vol. 32, No. 21, 10 Nov 2011

International Journal of Remote Sensing, Vol. 32, No. 21, 10 Nov 2011 is now available online on Taylor & Francis Online
This new issue contains the following articles:

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Pages: vi-vi
DOI: 10.1080/01431161.2011.628067

Original Articles 
Modelling the impact of land-cover change on potential soil loss in the Taita Hills, Kenya, between 1987 and 2003 using remote-sensing and geospatial data
Hakki Emrah Erdogan, Petri K. E. Pellikka & Barnaby Clark
Pages: 5919-5945
DOI: 10.1080/01431161.2010.499379

Testing two different precipitation datasets to compute the standardized precipitation index over the Horn of Africa
Blaz Kurnik, Paulo Barbosa & Jürgen Vogt
Pages: 5947-5964
DOI: 10.1080/01431161.2010.499380

Challenges of satellite rainfall estimation over mountainous and arid parts of east Africa
Tufa Dinku, Pietro Ceccato & Stephen J. Connor
Pages: 5965-5979
DOI: 10.1080/01431161.2010.499381

The potential use of high-resolution Landsat satellite data for detecting land-cover change in the Greater Horn of Africa
Andreas Bernhard Brink & Hugh Douglas Eva
Pages: 5981-5995
DOI: 10.1080/01431161.2010.499382

A predictive modelling technique for human population distribution and abundance estimation using remote-sensing and geospatial data in a rural mountainous area in Kenya
M. Siljander, B. J. F. Clark & P. K. E. Pellikka
Pages: 5997-6023
DOI: 10.1080/01431161.2010.499383

A new approach for using time-series remote-sensing images to detect changes in vegetation cover and composition in drylands: a case study of eastern Kenya
C. T. Omuto
Pages: 6025-6045
DOI: 10.1080/01431161.2010.499384

Developing an operational rangeland water requirement satisfaction index
Gabriel B. Senay, James P. Verdin & James Rowland
Pages: 6047-6053
DOI: 10.1080/01431161.2010.516028

A near real-time dual-band-spatial approach to determine the source of increased radiance from closely spaced active volcanoes in coarse resolution satellite data
Saskia M. Van Manen, Stephen Blake & Jonathan Dehn
Pages: 6055-6069
DOI: 10.1080/01431161.2010.498452

Histogram thresholding for unsupervised change detection of remote sensing images
Swarnajyoti Patra, Susmita Ghosh & Ashish Ghosh
Pages: 6071-6089
DOI: 10.1080/01431161.2010.507793

A super resolution approach for spectral unmixing of remote sensing images
Xi Li, Liqiao Tian, Xi Zhao & Xiaoling Chen
Pages: 6091-6107
DOI: 10.1080/01431161.2010.507794

Efficient statistical classification of satellite measurements
Peter Mills
Pages: 6109-6132
DOI: 10.1080/01431161.2010.507795

Regional CO pollution over the Indian-subcontinent and various transport pathways as observed by MOPITT
Sachin D. Ghude, G. Beig, Pavan S. Kulkarni, Vijay P. Kanawade, Suvarna Fadnavis, John J. Remedios & S. H. Kulkarni
Pages: 6133-6148
DOI: 10.1080/01431161.2010.507796

Super-resolution mapping using Hopfield Neural Network with panchromatic imagery
Quang Minh Nguyen, Peter M. Atkinson & Hugh G. Lewis
Pages: 6149-6176
DOI: 10.1080/01431161.2010.507797

Variability and trends of mean maximum and mean minimum air temperature in Greece from ground-based observations and NCEP–NCAR reanalysis gridded data
P. T. Nastos, C. M. Philandras, J. Kapsomenakis & K. Eleftheratos
Pages: 6177-6192
DOI: 10.1080/01431161.2010.507798

DIAL, a system for atmospheric methane measurement over Guwahati: development and results
Minakshi Devi, Manoj Saikia & Ananada Kumar Barbara
Pages: 6193-6204
DOI: 10.1080/01431161.2010.507799

Variability of solar UV-B irradiance: in situ monitoring and model calculation of the vitamin D synthetic capacity of sunlight
Irina Terenetskaya & Tatiana Orlova
Pages: 6205-6218
DOI: 10.1080/01431161.2010.507800

Attitude analysis on the sunken Samho Brother vessel
Gwo-Shyh Song & Pei-Kun Liu
Pages: 6219-6240
DOI: 10.1080/01431161.2010.508054

Remote optical observation of biomass burning: A feasibility and experimental case study with the SIM.GA hyperspectral system
A. Riccio, G. Giunta, T. C. Landi & M. Migliaccio
Pages: 6241-6259
DOI: 10.1080/01431161.2010.508055

Solar radiation over Turkey and its analysis
Bülent Aksoy
Pages: 6261-6272
DOI: 10.1080/01431161.2010.508056

Enhancement of a fire-detection algorithm by eliminating solar contamination effects and atmospheric path radiance: application to MODIS data
Liming He & Zhanqing Li
Pages: 6273-6293
DOI: 10.1080/01431161.2010.508057

Validating remotely sensed land surface fluxes in heterogeneous terrain with large aperture scintillometry
N. A. Brunsell, J. M. Ham & K. A. Arnold
Pages: 6295-6314
DOI: 10.1080/01431161.2010.508058

Investigation of hyperspectral remote sensing for mapping asphalt road conditions
Charoula Andreou, Vassilia Karathanassi & Polychronis Kolokoussis
Pages: 6315-6333
DOI: 10.1080/01431161.2010.508799

Yield estimation of winter wheat in the North China Plain using the remote-sensing–photosynthesis–yield estimation for crops (RS–P–YEC) model
Peijuan Wang, Rui Sun, Jiahua Zhang, Yuyu Zhou, Donghui Xie & Qijiang Zhu
Pages: 6335-6348
DOI: 10.1080/01431161.2010.508800

Road extraction from high-spatial-resolution remotely sensed imagery by combining multi-profile analysis and extended Snakes model
Min Wang & Siqi Zhang
Pages: 6349-6365
DOI: 10.1080/01431161.2010.508801

Hydrometeor vertical characterization of precipitating clouds over the Mexico Basin
Guillermo Montero-Martínez, Víctor Zarraluqui-Such, E. S. Caetano Neto & Fernando García-García
Pages: 6367-6378
DOI: 10.1080/01431161.2010.510489

Use of MODIS NDVI data to improve forest-area estimation
Fabio Maselli
Pages: 6379-6393
DOI: 10.1080/01431161.2010.510490

Interannual variability of cirrus clouds in the tropics in El Niño Southern Oscillation (ENSO) regions based on International Satellite Cloud Climatology Project (ISCCP) satellite data
K. Eleftheratos, C. S. Zerefos, C. Varotsos & I. Kapsomenakis
Pages: 6395-6405
DOI: 10.1080/01431161.2010.510491

Multiple-level defoliation assessment with hyperspectral data: integration of continuum-removed absorptions and red edges
Shaokui Ge, Raymond I. Carruthers, Marc Kramer, James H. Everitt & Gerald L. Anderson
Pages: 6407-6422
DOI: 10.1080/01431161.2010.510492

Spatial pattern of a seismo-ionospheric signature using principal component analysis
Jyh-Woei Lin
Pages: 6423-6435
DOI: 10.1080/01431161.2010.512621

Deriving fine-scale socioeconomic information of urban areas using very high-resolution satellite imagery
Francisco J. Tapiador, Silvania Avelar, Carlos Tavares-Corrêa & Rainer Zah
Pages: 6437-6456
DOI: 10.1080/01431161.2010.512928

Down-scaling of SEBAL derived evapotranspiration maps from MODIS (250 m) to Landsat (30 m) scales
Sung-Ho Hong, Jan M. H. Hendrickx & Brian Borchers
Pages: 6457-6477
DOI: 10.1080/01431161.2010.512929

Detection and correction of adjacency effects in hyperspectral airborne data of coastal and inland waters: the use of the near infrared similarity spectrum
Sindy Sterckx, Els Knaeps & Kevin Ruddick
Pages: 6479-6505
DOI: 10.1080/01431161.2010.512930

Unmixing of soil types and estimation of soil exposure with simulated hyperspectral imagery
D. Summers, M. Lewis, B. Ostendorf & D. Chittleborough
Pages: 6507-6526
DOI: 10.1080/01431161.2010.512931

Mapping land uplift and subsidence in the industrial parks in northern Taiwan by radar interferometry
Chih-Tien Wang, Kun-Shan Chen, Jyr-Ching Hu, Wen-Yen Chang & Wolfgang M. Boerner
Pages: 6527-6538
DOI: 10.1080/01431161.2010.512932

Modelling carbon fluxes of different forests by coupling a remote-sensing model with an ecosystem process model
Junbang Wang, Jiyuan Liu, Mingkui Cao, Yunfeng Liu, Guirui Yu, Guicai Li, Shuhua Qi & Kerang Li
Pages: 6539-6567
DOI: 10.1080/01431161.2010.512933

Application of a Bayesian network for land-cover classification from a Landsat 7 ETM+ image
Wisdom M. Dlamini
Pages: 6569-6586
DOI: 10.1080/01431161.2010.512934

Land-cover changes and potential impacts on soil erosion in the Nan watershed, Thailand
Chamaporn Paiboonvorachat & Tonny J. Oyana
Pages: 6587-6609
DOI: 10.1080/01431161.2010.512935

A comparison of SNOTEL and AMSR-E snow water equivalent data sets in western US watersheds
Cody L. Moser, Glenn A. Tootle, Abdoul A. Oubeidillah & Venkat Lakshmi
Pages: 6611-6629
DOI: 10.1080/01431161.2010.512936

Feature-based ensemble learning for hyperspectral chemical plume detection
Heesung Kwon & Patrick Rauss
Pages: 6631-6652
DOI: 10.1080/01431161.2010.512937

A study of sediment transport in a shallow estuary using MODIS imagery and particle tracking simulation
Haihong Zhao, Qin Chen, Nan D. Walker, Quanan Zheng & Hugh L. MacIntyre
Pages: 6653-6671
DOI: 10.1080/01431161.2010.512938

Analysis of multi-temporal SPOT NDVI images for small-scale land-use mapping
C. A. J. M. de Bie, M. R. Khan, V. U. Smakhtin, V. Venus, M. J. C. Weir & E. M. A. Smaling
Pages: 6673-6693
DOI: 10.1080/01431161.2010.512939

Remote sensing interpretation of areas with hydrocarbon microseepage in northeast China using Landsat-7/ETM+ data processing techniques
Guifang Zhang, Zhuo Zheng, Xiaohuo Shen, Lejun Zou & Kangyou Huang
Pages: 6695-6711
DOI: 10.1080/01431161.2010.512940

Locating Amazonian Dark Earths (ADE) using vegetation vigour as a surrogate for soil type
Jonathan B. Thayn, Kevin P. Price & William I. Woods
Pages: 6713-6729
DOI: 10.1080/01431161.2010.512941

Temporal and spatial variability of total ozone column using TOMS satellite observations and comparison with measurements from the Dobson network
K. O. Ogunjobi
Pages: 6731-6747
DOI: 10.1080/01431161.2010.512942

Variation in aerosol black carbon concentration and its emission estimates at the mega-city Delhi
Tarannum Bano, Sachchidanand Singh, N. C. Gupta, Kirti Soni, R. S. Tanwar, S. Nath, B. C. Arya & B. S. Gera
Pages: 6749-6764
DOI: 10.1080/01431161.2010.512943

Integrated LiDAR and IKONOS multispectral imagery for mapping mangrove distribution and physical properties
John Chadwick
Pages: 6765-6781
DOI: 10.1080/01431161.2010.512944

Estimation of aerosol size distribution from ion mobility spectra using the KL model
Devendraa Siingh, V. Gopalakrishnan, A. S. Gautam & R. P. Singh
Pages: 6783-6798
DOI: 10.1080/01431161.2010.512945

Multi-index-based soil moisture estimation using MODIS images
Mehdi Hosseini & Mohammad Reza Saradjian
Pages: 6799-6809
DOI: 10.1080/01431161.2010.523027

A daytime cloud detection algorithm for FY-3A/VIRR data
Quan-Jun He
Pages: 6811-6822
DOI: 10.1080/01431161.2010.523730

Quantitative mapping of global land degradation using Earth observations
Rogier de Jong, Sytze de Bruin, Michael Schaepman & David Dent
Pages: 6823-6853
DOI: 10.1080/01431161.2010.512946

A current review of empirical procedures of remote sensing in inland and near-coastal transitional waters
Mark William Matthews
Pages: 6855-6899
DOI: 10.1080/01431161.2010.512947

Technical Note 
On the terminology of the spectral vegetation index (NIR − SWIR)/(NIR + SWIR)
Lei Ji, Li Zhang, Bruce K. Wylie & Jennifer Rover
Pages: 6901-6909
DOI: 10.1080/01431161.2010.510811

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News date 11/10/2011
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