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LIST OF TOPICS

Exam 1 - FOUNDATIONS AND IMAGE ACQUISITION

1. History and Scope of Remote Sensing
2. Electromagnetic Radiation
3. Mapping Cameras
4. Digital Imagery
5. Image Interpretation
6. Types of Sensors (Land, Active, Thermal)
7. Image Resolution

Exam 2 - ANALYSIS

1. Preprocessing
2. Image Classification
3. Field Data
4. Accuracy Assessment
5. Hyperspectral Remote Sensing
6. Change Detection

Exam 3 - APPLICATIONS

1. Plant Sciences
2. Earth Sciences
3. Hydrospheric Sciences
4. Land Use and Land Cover
5. Global Remote Sensing
6. Geographic Information Systems
7. Students Projects


SCHEDULE OF TOPICS


Day 1: Introduction
Day 2: Chapter 1-History and Scope of Remote Sensing
Day 3: Chapter 2-Electromagnetic Radiation
Day 4: Lab 1-Field Radiometric Measurements (Chapter 13)
Day 5: Chapter 3-Mapping Cameras, Chapter 4-Digital Imagery
Day 6: Lab 2-Processing of Aerial Photography
Day 7: Chapter 5-Image Interpretation, Chapters 6-Land Sensors
Day 8: Lab 3-Interpreting digital images
Day 9: Ch. 7 to 9-Active and Thermal Sensors, Ch. 10-Image Resolution
Day 10: Lab. 4-Images with Different Resolutions
Day 11: Exam 1
Day 12: Chapter 11-Preprocessing, Proposal Presentations
Day 13: Lab 5-Preprocessing methods
Day 14: Chapter 12-Image Classification, Proposal Presentations
Day 15: Lab 6-Classification of digital images
Day 16: Ch. 15-Hyperspectral Remote Sensing, Ch. 16-Change Detection
Day 17: Lab. 7-Processing Hyperspectral Data
Day 18: Exam 2
Day 19: Chapter 17-Plant Sciences
Day 20: Lab 8-Vegetation Index
Day 21: Chapter 18-Earth Sciences
Day 22: Lab 9-Minerals Identification
Day 23: Chapter 19-Hydrospheric Sciences
Day 24: Lab 10-Ocean Color
Day 25: Ch. 20-Land Use and Land Cover, Ch. 21-Global Remote Sensing
Day 26: Lab. 11-Global Data
Day 27: Lab 12-Geographic Information Systems
Day 28: Practical Laboratory (ENVI) Test
Day 29: Students Final Presentations
Day 30: Students Final Presentations
Day 31: Final Exam