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Remote Sensing

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Bingqing Liang
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bliang@mansfield.edu

Mansfield University of Pennsylvania
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Public four-year institution, primarily undergraduate
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Summary

This course is designed to educate students in the fundamentals of the technology of remote sensing, which includes the concepts and foundations of remote sensing, the elements of remote sensing process such as image acquisition and interpretation, and the principles of multispectral remote sensing, hyperspectral remote sensing, thermal remote sensing, and radar remote sensing.

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Resource Type: Course Information
Special Interest: GIS
Grade Level: College Upper (15-16)
Course Size:

15-30

Course Context:

This is an upper-division introductory course with no pre-requisites but serves as a prerequisite for other courses. It is required for the Mapping Technology program in the department. The course has a required one-hour laboratory per week.

Course Goals:

Students should be able to comprehend, interpret, and explain maps, charts, and other graphic data.


How course activities and course structure help students achieve these goals:

The discipline-related goal described above is assessed using lab exercises and exams.

Skills Goals

Students should be able to visually analyze air photos and satellite images.
Students should be able to apply Erdas Imagine software to digitally interpret commonly used satellite image data.


How course activities and course structure help students achieve these goals:

The skill goals described above are assessed using lab exercises and exams.

Attitudinal Goals

Students should be able to build their ability to apply computer software for analyzing satellite images.


How course activities and course structure help students achieve these goals:

The attitudinal goal described above is assessed using lab exercises and exams.

Assessment

Students will be assessed with in-class lab exercises and exams.

Syllabus:

Remote Sensing Course Syllabus (Microsoft Word 59kB May27 10)

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