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Radar entomology : observing insect flight and migration / V. Alistair Drake, Don R. Reynolds.

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Author/Creator:
Drake, V. Alistair.
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2012
Imprint:
Wallingford, UK ; Cambridge, MA : CABI, c2012.
Format:
  • Book
  • xviii, 489 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 433-472) and index.
Contents:
  • Remote sensing and insect observation
  • Radar principles
  • Insects as radar targets
  • Entomological radar designs
  • Observing insects with radar I: Performance, surveillance, and target characterization
  • Observing insects with radar II: Quantitative estimation and parameter retrieval
  • Additional radar, radar-like, and radio technologies for insect observation
  • Insect migration, its quantification, and the role of the atmosphere
  • Insect migratory flight I: Principal features
  • Insect migratory flight II: Concentrations and disturbances
  • Insect migration, population movements, and pest management
  • Migrations of pest and beneficial insects
  • Insect foraging movements
  • Insect echo on meteorological radars
  • Radar entomology: perspectives and prospects.
Contributor:
Reynolds, D. R. (Donald Russell), 1947-
C.A.B. International.
Subjects:
ISBN:
9781845935566
184593556X

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