Remote Sensing 1

Remote Sensing 1
Introduction to airborne and spaceborne sensors, including characteristics and image acquisition. Emphasizes land cover mapping applications appropriate for environment monitoring.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesGEOG 213
 ProgramsContaining GEOG 313
Course Outcomes

Basic remote sensing concepts

Have a functional understanding of basic remote sensing concepts and applications.

Remote sensing data and techniques

Be familiar with remotely sensed data characteristics and methods of data acquisition, storage, and manipulation.

Remote sensing in geography and other geosciences

Understand the role of remote sensing in geography and its relation to other geosciences.

Electromagnetic spectrum

Know the general characteristics of the electromagnetic spectrum and electromagnetic energy.

Image interpretation

Develop basic image interpretation skills.