GGR337H5 Environmental Remote Sensing

GGR337 Course Desciption

Course Description

This introductory course emphasizes mastering fundamental remote sensing concepts and utilizing remotely sensed data for monitoring land resources and environmental change. Topics include surface-energy interactions, sensor systems, image interpretation and applications for examining soil, vegetation and water resources. Upon completion of this course, students should have the necessary knowledge and skills to pursue more advanced work in digital image processing and remote sensing applications.

Credits: Science

Lecture hours: 24

Practicum hours: 12

Exclusion: GGR337H1

Prerequisite: 9.0 credits

I was very interesting to see how satellites have enabled better observation of the Earth and to witness just how much the Earth has changed in the last couple of decades.

Ho Chung

Core Skills Developed

  • Electromagnetic Radiation Principals
  • Remote Sensing Hardware and Software
  • Low and High Resolution Imagery
  • Image Classification Approaches
  • Passive and Active Remote Sensing