NR 757 (02) - Remote Sensing of the Environment

Remote Sensing of the Environ

Durham   Life Sciences & Agriculture :: Natural Resources
Credits: 4.0
Term: Fall 2021 - Full Term (08/30/2021 - 12/13/2021)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   14  
CRN: 10424
Special Fees: $55.00
Practical and conceptual presentation of the use of remote sensing and other geospatial technologies for mapping and monitoring the environment. This course begins with the use of aerial photographs (photogrammetry, and photo interpretation) and includes measures of photo scale and area, parallax and stereo viewing, object heights, flight planning, photo geometry, the electromagnetic spectrum, camera systems and vegetation/land cover mapping. The course concludes with an introduction to other geospatial technologies including digital image analysis, global positioning (GPS), and geographic information systems (GIS). Conceptual lectures are augmented with practical homework assignments and hands-on lab exercises. Prereq: algebra. Special fee. Lab. (Also offered as GEOG 757.)
Section Comments: Also listed as GEOG 757.
Department Approval Required. Contact Academic Department for permission then register through Webcat.
Equivalent(s): FOR 757, FORS 757, GEOG 757
Majors not allowed in section: GEOGRAPHY
Instructors: Russell Congalton

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/30/2021 12/13/2021 MW 11:10am - 12:00pm JAMS G54
8/30/2021 12/13/2021 T 2:10pm - 5:00pm JAMS 152