norsk norsk&engelsk / norwegian&english

Course Description GEO2001 - Remote Sensing (2003/2004)

LevelUndergraduate
ECTS Credits5
Duration1 semester (Spring)
LanguageNorwegian
Prerequisite(s) 
Aim

This course teaches background theory and how to use digital images in mapping projects with emphasis on interpretation and the classification of multi-spectral data. Hands-on exercises train students in the basic skills of interpreting and classifying digital imagery with emphasis on satellite data and orthophotographs.

Content

- Electromagnetic radiation;
- Interaction with the atmosphere and the Earth’s surface;
- Reflection;
- Sensors;
- Platforms;
- Image products;
- Rectification;
- Digital image processing;
- Image interpretation and classification of multi-spectral data;
- Accuracy assessment;
- Applications of satellite imagery;
- Integrated use of remote sensing and DTM/GIS.

Study MethodsLectures, Laboratory Work, Project Works
AssessmentOral Exam, individually (counts 30%)
Portfolio Assessment (counts 70%)
Grading SystemAlphabetical Scale, A (best) - F (fail)
Course RequirementsNone
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