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code MT751
credit_hours 3
title Remote Sensing
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prequisites none
credit hours 3
Describtion/Outcomes Basics of Remote Sensing: Electromagnetic radiation characteristics, Remote sensing systems characteristics-Basics of remote Sensing (continued): Digital image data characteristics, Satellite orbit characteristics, mathematical modeling, hardware and software characteristics- Remote Sensing data Acquisition: Frame imaging systems, Optical-mechanical scanners, linear array scanners, visible and near infrared sensors, Thermal-infrared sensors, microwave sensors, sonic sensors- Data Scale and Resolution: spectral resolution, spatial resolution, radiometric resolution, frequency of coverage- overview of some popular RS satellites: LANDSAT, SPOT,IRS, IKONOS, ERS, JERS, HCMM, SEASAT, future satellite systems and trends- digital image corrections (radiometric and geometric), image registration image interpretation and classification (supervised and unsupervised), image radiometric enhancement techniques, applications of remote sensing: thematic mapping, topographic mapping, weather forecasting and climatology, sea surface topography & sea temperature, environmental ,agricultural, urban others.
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1 Basics of Remote Sensing: Electromagnetic radiation characteristics, Remote sensing systems characteristics-Basics of remote Sensing (continued): Digital image data characteristics, Satellite orbit characteristics, mathematical modeling, hardware and software characteristics- Remote Sensing data Acquisition: Frame imaging systems, Optical-mechanical scanners, linear array scanners, visible and near infrared sensors, Thermal-infrared sensors, microwave sensors, sonic sensors- Data Scale and Resolution: spectral resolution, spatial resolution, radiometric resolution, frequency of coverage- overview of some popular RS satellites: LANDSAT, SPOT,IRS, IKONOS, ERS, JERS, HCMM, SEASAT, future satellite systems and trends- digital image corrections (radiometric and geometric), image registration image interpretation and classification (supervised and unsupervised), image radiometric enhancement techniques, applications of remote sensing: thematic mapping, topographic mapping, weather forecasting and climatology, sea surface topography & sea temperature, environmental ,agricultural, urban others.
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