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GEOL 480 - Remote Sensing

(4 credits)
Prerequisite: GEOL 225
Corequisite: GEOL 480L

Remote sensing is the measurement and characterization of the earth using satellites and airborne platforms. This course covers the theory of remote sensing and the acquisition, analysis and interpretation of image data collected from the visible, infrared, microwave and thermal portions of the electromagnetic spectrum. Laboratory work will emphasize digital image processing of the surface environment using state-of-the-art image-analysis software. Two hours of lecture and four hours of laboratory weekly. (Formerly EASC 480)