NRES 418/818: Introduction to Remote Sensing

NRES 418/818
Introduction to Remote Sensing Crosslisted as GEOG 418/818
Prereqs: 9 hrs earth science or natural resource sciences including GEOG 155.
Introduction to remote sensing of the earth from aerial and satellite platforms. Aerial photography, multispectral scanning, thermal imaging and microwave remote sensing techniques. Physical foundations of remote sensing using electromagnetic energy, energy-matter interactions, techniques employed in data acquisition and methods of image analysis. Weekly laboratory provides practical experience in visual and digital interpretation of aerial photography, satellite imagery, thermal and radar imagery. Applications in geographic, agricultural, environmental and natural resources analyses.
This course is a prerequisite for: GEOG 420
Credit Hours: 4
Course Format: Lab 2, Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom


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