• GIS-205 : Fundamentals of Remote Sensing

    Academic Level:
    Undergraduate
    Department:
    Technology
    Subject:
    Geographic Information Systems
    Prerequisites:
    535
    Corequisites:
    None
    Credits:
    3
    This course provides students with a foundation in theory, techniques, and applications of Remote Sensing. Students study the physics of remote sensing, digital image processing of remote sensing data and satellite technologies to become familiar with the various types of information that can be obtained and how this information can be applied in the natural and social sciences. Applications include assessment of land cover and land use; mapping and analysis of natural resources; weather and climate studies; pollution detection; disaster monitoring; and identification of oceanic features.