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GEOG 350. Introduction to Remote Sensing

Credits: 3
Department: Geography
Description: Analysis of photographic images on the earth's landscape to identify objects that reveal spatial relations, and interpreting their significance. Topical.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
Grading Method: ABCDF
Lab: Lab

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Distinguish the various models of electromagnetic energy and how they relate to different types of photographic and optical mechanical scanners.
2. Distinguish between different types of camera systems and film types; including their uses in various environmental and cultural interpretations.
3. Explain the basics of photogrammetry, including photo geometry, the effects of displacement and its calculation, and scale calculations, distance and area measurements on imagery.
4. Apply the principles of stereopsis and photo parallax to the demonstration of stereoviewing and height measurement.
5. Assess the principles of object recognition on different types of imagery.
6. Differentiate the different types of nonphotographic sensors such as multispectral scanners, thermal scanners, radar, and lidar.






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