Part of the MSc in Geographical Information Science (Modular Access for Part-Time Study)
This course introduces the principles lying behind remote sensing, concentrating on space-borne platforms.
The fundamentals of electro-magnetic (EM) radiation are explained, as are its interactions with Earth’s surface and atmosphere.
The course goes on to examine sensor characteristics, satellite orbits and various current and future missions involving a range of sensors across the visible, radar and microwave components of the spectrum.
Thursdays From 24th Oct 2013 (5 weeks)