ENV 726b/ARCG 362/762b/G&G 562b () / 2023-2024

Observing Earth from Space

Credits: 3

Spring 2024: Tu,Th, 9:00-10:15, ESC 110


A practical introduction to satellite image analysis of Earth’s surface. Topics include the spectrum of electromagnetic radiation, satellite-borne radiometers, data transmission and storage, computer image analysis, the merging of satellite imagery with GIS and applicationsto weather and climate, oceanography, surficial geology, ecology and epidemiology, forestry, agriculture, archaeology, and watershed management.

Prerequisites: College-level (or advanced high-school) physics or chemistry, two courses in environmental science or related fields, and computer literacy

ENV 726 is a prerequisite for:
ENV 704: Workshop on Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry with Drones (Class begins- Sept 6)

limited to 50