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2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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GIS 4840 - Remote Sensing

Credits: 3

Prerequisite(s): GIS 1220 and MTH 1110 with grades of “C” or better

Description: This course provides an overview of photogrammetry and remote sensing principals as well as practical experience in the extraction of earth surface information from hardcopy and digital imagery. Topics include electromagnetic radiation principles, aerial cameras, photo interpretation and measurement, satellite collection systems, digital imagery characteristics, and image processing. The application of remote sensing technologies to land management fields and the integration of digital imagery within Geographic Information Systems (GIS) is emphasized.

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