GEO 485S GEO 485S. Introduction to Remote Sensing for Geoscientists. 4 Hours.
Examine the fundamentals of acquiring, processing, and interpreting remote sensing data. Explore the development of skills in the use and analysis of remote sensing data. Survey the physics of electromagnetic radiation and its interaction with geologic materials; common techniques for remote sensing; science goals and instruments onboard ongoing and planned remote sensing missions; and techniques for analysis of remote sensing data. Three lecture hours and two laboratory hours a week for one semester. Geological Sciences 485S and 491 (Topic: Intro Remote Sensing Geosci) may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.