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    STP967

    Geotechnical Applications of Remote Sensing and Remote Data Transmission

    Johnson AI, Pettersson CB
    Published: 1988


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    This book informs geotechnical engineers and related profession about the applications of new techniques in engineering investigation and monitoring programs: satellite imagery and data transmission by satellite or meteor trails. Papers include case studies of successful application of these techniques.


    Table of Contents

    Overview

    Discussion

    Discussion I—Questions and Answers

    Discussion II—Standardization of Remote Sensing Data Collection and Transmission

    Discussion III—Summary

    Case Studies on the Application of Remote Sensing Data to Geotechnical Investigations in Ontario, Canada

    Lineaments: Significance, Criteria for Determination, and Varied Effects on Ground-Water Systems—A Case History in the Use of Remote Sensing

    Historic Waste-Site Use and Geotechnical Characterization—Data Sources and Data Utility

    Estimation of Reservoir Submerging Losses Using CIR Aerial Photographs: Example of the Ertan Hydropower Station on the Yalong River in Southwest China

    Location of Potential Ground Subsidence and Collapse Features in Soluble Carbonate Rock by Remote Sensing Techniques

    A Satellite-Based Investigation of the Significance of Surficial Deposits for Surface Mining Operations

    Application of Spatial Statistics to Analyzing Multiple Remote Sensing Data Sets

    Optical Fourier Analysis of Surface Features of Interest in Geotechnical Engineering: Image Subtraction and Correlation

    A Comparison of Airborne GEMS/SAR with Satellite-Borne Seasat/SAR Radar Imagery—The Value of Archived Multiple Data Sets

    Geotechnical Applications of Three New U.S. Government Remote Sensing Programs

    An Approach to the Updating of a Data Base for a Geographic Information System: Land Use and Land Cover Data

    The Joint NASA/Geosat Test Case Project

    Overview of Remote Data Transmission Systems

    Criteria for the Selection of Remote Data Telemetry Methods for Geotechnical Applications

    Appendices

    Author Index

    Subject Index


    Committee: D18

    DOI: 10.1520/STP967-EB

    ISBN-EB: 978-0-8031-5040-9

    ISBN-13: 978-0-8031-0969-8

    ASTM International is a member of CrossRef.

    0-8031-0969-5
    978-0-8031-0969-8
    STP967-EB