Jan 20, 2021  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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GISC 4431 - Remote Sensing

4 sem. hrs. (3:3) Provides the foundations to interpret, process, and apply remotely sensed data acquired by satellites and sub-orbital platforms (aircraft, UAVs) for mapping and analysis of our natural and built environment.  Principles of electromagnetic energy-matter interaction, remote sensing systems and data characteristics, digital image processing, and informaton extraction methods will be covered.  Included is treatment of: aerial photogrammetry; multispectral, thermal, and hyperspectral sensing; earth observation satellites; radar and lidar; emergent topics.  Emphasis will be on their use for geospatial and environmental applications. Fall.

 

  Prerequisites:  PHYS 2425 - University Physics I  and MATH 3342 - Applied Probability and Statistics  and  GISC 3300 - Geospatial Mathematical Techniques  . MEEN 3310 - Engineering Analysis for Mechanical Engineering  in place of GISC 3300 - Geospatial Mathematical Techniques  and MATH 3342 - Applied Probability and Statistics .




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