The management of natural resources and the use of these same resources in Iowa is a growing concern. Various methods such as statistical sampling and analysis of aerial photographs are used to monitor and inventory these resources. This report discusses the use of orbiting satellite sensing platforms to achieve these objectives.
Carlson, Richard E.
"Sensing Iowa's Natural Resources Via Satellite,"
Ames Forester: Vol. 63
, Article 3.
Available at: https://lib.dr.iastate.edu/amesforester/vol63/iss1/3