This course is designed to teach principles and applications of remote sensing at the introductory level. This science which looks at the Earth from above, has made strides into commonplace use in recent times and the applications are useful to many professions including planners, environmental scientists, real estate, agriculture, and many others. At the end of the course, the student should understand the basic principles of remote sensing, know how to use software to manipulate image data and perform preliminary interpretation of this data.
Prerequisite: OL731 Intro to GIS
Computer Software Requirements: The required program is QGIS, which is available for download at no additional cost at www.qgis.org. QGIS is available on Windows, MacOS X, Linux and Android."