Satellite Remote Sensing

Course Number: 
SIO 236
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: 
graduate standing or consent of instructor.
Number of Units: 
4
Academic Year: 
2012-2013