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2019-2020 Catalogue 
2019-2020 Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ESCI 39901 - Remote Sensing of Environment

Course Credit: 1.25
REMOTE SENSING OF ENVIRONMENT This environmental science course provides students with a theoretical and practical background in remote sensing, data analysis, and environmental application. Students will explore the physical underpinnings of remote sensing systems, available datasets and acquisition techniques, analysis skills, and practical applications. Modules will include topics such as aerial and satellite imaging, thermal imaging, microwave remote sensing, lidar, and global monitoring systems. Students will learn ArcGIS and Python to analyze environmental applications such as urban growth and planning, vegetation assessment, sea surface temperature estimation, archaeological site mapping, and management of large datasets. Three hours of lecture and three hours of laboratory weekly. Prerequisite(s): ESCI-25000 (or GEOL-22000); ESCI-39901L [MNS, Q, QL]