Dec 11, 2023  
2021-2022 UMA Catalog 
2021-2022 UMA Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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TEM 520 - Remote Sensing & Image Analysis

3 CR

This course introduces remote sensing technologies used in mapping, with an emphasis on satellite imagery. Using industry standard software and imagery, students learn basic image analysis for oceanographic modeling, land cover change detection, climate analysis and similar applications. The course combines lecture, discussion and mapping exercises which cover the remote sensing technologies and image formats, the physics of light and optics, potential sources of error, analytical methods and applications of remote sensing in a variety of fields. The semester culminates in a final project.

Prerequisite(s): TEM 521 , or permission of instructor.

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