F&ES 726b/ARCG 362/762b/G&G 562b

Observing Earth from Space

2014-2015
Credits: 3
Spring 2015: Tu,Th, 9:00-10:15, ESC 110
 

 

Course topics include the spectrum of electromagnetic radiation, satellite-borne radiometers, data transmission and storage, computer image analysis, and merging satellite imagery with GIS. Applications to weather and climate, oceanography, surficial geology, ecology and epidemiology, forestry, agriculture, and watershed management. Preference to students in F&ES, Geology and Geophysics, Epidemiology, Anthropology, and Studies in the Environment. Prerequisites: college-level physics or chemistry, two courses in geology and natural science of the environment or equivalents, and computer literacy.

 

 

Prerequisites: college-level physics or chemistry, two courses in geology and natural science of the environment or equivalents, and computer literacy.

F&ES 726 is a prerequisite for:
F&ES 725: Remote Sensing of Land Cover and Land Use Change