Satellite Remote Sensing

Course Number: 
SIO 135
Course Description: 

Satellite remote sensing provides global observations of Earth to monitor environmental changes in land, oceans, and ice. Overview, physical principles of remote sensing including: orbits, electromagnetic radiation, diffraction, electro-optical, and microwave systems. Weekly labs explore remote sensing data sets. Graduate students will also be required to write a term paper and do an oral presentation.

Prerequisites: 
undergraduate: Phys 2A–B or Phys 4A-B-C, or consent of instructor
Number of Units: 
4
Academic Year: 
2012-2013