Fundamentals of Remote Sensing

RMS 5105 3 Quarter Hours
Course Level Graduate
Description Provides an overview of remote sensing principles and their earth and environmental science applications. Covers four general categories: 1) physical processes/theories involved in remote sensing, e.g., the nature and properties of electromagnetic radiation and how it is affected by interactions with the atmosphere and earth's surface; 2) different sensor types including optical, thermal, and microwave systems; 3) different applications of remote sensing such as land-use, land-change, vegetation, natural environmental, natural hazards, planetary environments, and military; and 4) methods of remote sensing as applied to analyzing images and extracting desired information.

Course Sections

Section 01
CRN 80473
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Session Spring 2014, Full-Term Session
Class Meeting Dates 04/07/2014 to 06/28/2014
Instructor Dr. Cordula Robinson
Campus Online Campus
Course Format Online
Costs Course Cost: View Tuition Rates | Books: Visit NU Bookstore Site
Upcoming Academic Term Dates
  • Spring Term
    Apr 7, 2014 (6- and 12-week classes)
    May 19, 2014 (6-week classes)
  • Summer Term
    Jun 30, 2014 (4-, 6-, and 12-week classes)
    Jul 28, 2014 (4-week classes)

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