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2018-2019 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED BULLETIN]

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GEOG 162 - (IS) Geospatial Remote Sensing

Semester Hours: 3

Remote sensing is a set of methods for obtaining information about an area or object without direct physical contact with that area or object. This course introduces students to the basics of geospatial remote sensing, characteristics of remote sensors, remote sensing analyses for research, government and industrial applications. The course emphasizes hands-on training in image acquisition, data evaluation, data management and geographic analyses across social and environmental topics. Students will practice use of geographic information systems (GIS) and related methods and tools. Lab assignments will supplement classroom discussion and reading assignments.

Prerequisite(s)/Course Notes:
Lab fee additional.

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