Instructor: Brian Klinkenberg

Office: Room 209
Office hours: Tues 12:30-1:30
Wed 12:00-1:00

TA: Katie DeRego

Office hours in Room 115
Tuesday 2:00-4:00

Computer Lab: Rm 115

 

 

Proposed 2017 Class and Lab Schedule
Week  Tuesday Topic Thursday Topic Weekly Lab Topic
Jan. 3 - 5
 
Introduction to Course:
What is Remote Sensing?
History of Remote Sensing
Image Presentations
Image Presentations Schedule
Jan.10 - 12
 
Principles of Electromagnetic Energy: Energy, atmospheric, earth surface interactions
Principles of Electromagnetic Energy continued
Lab 1:
Introduction to Air Photos and the GIC
Jan. 17 - 19
 
Aerial Photography: Principles
Aerial Imagery: Interpretation Lab 2:
Air Photo Interpretation
Jan. 24 - 26
Characteristics of remotely sensed imagery: Introduction Digital Image Analysis: Introduction Lab 3: Intro to ArcGIS and Digital Image Processing.
Jan 31 - Feb 2
Characteristics of remotely sensed imagery: Radiometric resolution Characteristics of remotely sensed imagery: Spectral resolution Work on Lab 3
Feb. 7 - 9
Digital Image Analysis:
2. Classification: Unsupervised
Digital Image Analysis:
2. Classification: Unsupervised
Lab 4: Introduction to supervised classification
Feb. 14 - 16
Digital Image Analysis:
2. Classification: Supervised
Digital Image Analysis:
2. Classification: Supervised
Work on Lab 4
Image download tutorial.
Feb. 21 - 23
Midterm Break
(no lectures)
 
Feb 28 - Mar 2
Digital Image Analysis:
2. Classification: Object-based
Digital Image Analysis:
3. Change detection
Lab 5: Introduction to unsupervised classification
Mar. 7 - 9
 
  Digital Image Analysis:
1. Pre-processing: Geometric correction
Work on Lab 5.
Mar. 14 - 16
 
Midterm exam (practice) Characteristics of remotely sensed imagery: Spatial resolution
Work on project time.
Mar. 21 - 23
Characteristics of remotely sensed imagery: Temporal resolution
Remote Sensing Sensors:
LiDAR
Work on project time.
Mar. 28 -
30
Remote Sensing Sensors:
RADAR
Remote Sensing Applications Work on project time.
Apr. 4 - 6 Remote Sensing and Ethics Course summary
Last day of classes
Work on project time.
April Final exam: APR 26 03:30 PM in Geog 200. Final Project Due:
April 13th @ noon.

Example final exam

No calculators required for the exam.