Christopher Legg, has shared his long experience of geological remote sensing in Africa, the Middle East, Europe and Australia in a new eBook.

The Basics of Geological Remote Sensing is a lavishly illustrated introduction to using remotely sensed imagery for geology and is available through:

The book covers a wide range of subjects, including:

  • principles of remote sensing
  • main archive and operational sensor systems
  • basics of image processing applied to geology
  • integration of remote sensing into geological mapping and mineral exploration
  • uses of remote sensing in environmental monitoring and reporting
  • remote sensing for production and exploration intelligence
  • sources of imagery and other data
  • numerous links to other publications and free sources of information

Aimed at all geologists who are not already remote sensing specialists the book is particularly at students and geologists in the developing world, hence the sale price of US$5.00.