Remote Sensing for Disaster Management

RMS 6270 3 Quarter Hours
Course Level CPS - Graduate
Description Offers students an opportunity to understand the use of spatial information in disaster management and to acquire a comprehensive overview and hands-on skills in the application of remote sensing. The course is in five modules: (1) remote sensing theory, sensor/platform combinations, spectral imaging theories, atmospheric and radiometric correction, as well as sources for data download and analysis; (2) the use of remote sensing and GIS tools for use in wildfire management; (3) the use of remote sensing for flood mapping and analysis; (4) man-made disasters, such as oil spills, and consequence management of terrorist attacks or preevent planning to mitigate effects of a terrorist attack; and (5) a final project in which students analyze a set of data and produce a final report.


Students should refer to the CPS Prerequisite Table for course prerequisite and corequisite information.


Course Sections

Section 01
CRN 20166
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Session Winter 2018 CPS Quarter - Full Term
Class Meeting Dates 01/08/2018 to 03/31/2018
Instructor Dan Czirjak
Campus Online Campus
Course Format Online
Costs Course Cost: View Tuition Rates | Books: Visit NU Bookstore Site
Next Term Starts
  • Winter Graduate
    Jan 8, 2018 (6- and 12-week classes)
    Feb 19, 2018 (6-week classes)

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