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LiDAR and UAV Applications in Geoscience and Environment

Davod Poreh

University of Naples Federico II

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LiDAR Geoscience Environment UAV Remote sensing Geodesy Mapping Land management Geo-hazard assessment LiDAR-GIS applications Forestry Agriculture

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LiDAR (sometimes also written as "LIDAR", "Lidar", or "LADAR") covers a wide range of land management, planning efforts, geo-hazard assessment (including subsidence, surface deformations, lava flows, landslides, tsunamis, see surface monitoring, oil seeps monitoring, floods, etc), forestry, agriculture, geological mapping, and watershed and river surveys.This book is meant to cover LiDAR and UAV topics related to geoscience and environment. The topics should be concentrated on: LiDAR and UAV applications in environmental and geo-sciences, Aerosol LiDAR, Digital terrain model (DTM) LiDAR, Sea surface LiDAR, LiDAR-GIS applications, etc. LiDAR is a surveying method that measures distance from sensor to target, surface/aerosol/sea properties by illumination the target with laser light, and sensing the backscattered light from targets. Time delay of backscattered signal and different wavelength can be used to make 3D digital models of target. LiDAR is similar to RADAR (SAR, InSAR, Pol-SAR) methods, and it can also be used in conjunction with these methods. LiDAR has terrestrial, airborne, on sea, mobile, ground and other applications on which this book will be concentrated.

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Book initiated and editor appointed

Date completed: October 28th 2019

Applications to edit the book are assessed and a suitable editor is selected, at which point the process begins.

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Deadline Extended: Open for Submissions

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Deadline for full chapters: January 17th 2020

Once approved by the academic editor and publishing review team, chapters are written and submitted according to pre-agreed parameters

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Review results due: April 6th 2020

Full chapter manuscripts are screened for plagiarism and undergo a Main Editor Peer Review. Results are sent to authors within 30 days of submission, with suggestions for rounds of revisions.

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Expected publication date: June 5th 2020

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About the editor

Davod Poreh

University of Naples Federico II

Dr. Poreh is an expert in Sr Remote Sensing, SAR/InSAR/PolSAR/RADAR, LIDAR, Optical Remote Sensing, GIS, Image Processing ANALYST with over 20 years of experience. From 2018, he is a member of spin-off di F2 in University of Napoli federico II (Italy), Latitudo. From 2011 to 2014 he worked as a teaching assistant at University of Luxembourg, he taught remote sensing, radar, image processing for ecologists (Msc), climate change for environmental engineers (MSc), GIS for civil engineers (Msc), and programming. Earlier, from 2009 to 2011, he was a remote sensing researcher at European Space Agency (ESA) and ENEA, Rome, Italy with thesis: Laser remote sensing monitoring of anthro-pogenic pollution and natural phenomena. From 2006 to 2009 he was at TU Bergakademie of Freiberg (Germany) as a researcher with thesis: Statistical modeling of folds system southeast of Zagros (Iran).

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