An introduction to remote sensing for a non-technical audience, as well as a look at the application of remote sensing to social science research questions; with examples of social science applications in six different fields, and a table listing the characteristics of major sensors.
Remote Sensing for Social Scientists: Tools to Facilitate the Use of Remote Sensing Data in Social and Health Sciences Research
A brief guide providing: (1) a list of links to web-based tools that facilitate the integration of remote sensing and socioeconomic data; and (2) an introduction to two NASA-developed tools, Giovanni and AppEEARS, that aid the integration of remote sensing-derived data into social science research.
This extensively illustrated guide introduces users to the types of night-time light data available, its characteristics and limitations. It details the distinguishing features of the stable lights, radiance calibrated and time series Average DN data sets.