ES4304: Eyes on Earth – Satellite Remote Sensing

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Course Description

This course is designed to foster students’ literacy in satellite remote sensing, focusing on the analysis, interpretation, and communication of satellite remote sensing products. The curriculum provides a balance of lectures and tutorials, covering the fundamental principles of various remote sensing techniques. Students will be introduced to key methods such as optical, multi/hyper-spectral, and microwave sensing and will acquire practical skills in identifying and measuring the Earth’s surface parameters, which have applications in environmental monitoring and climate change assessment. Assessment will comprise quizzes, assignments, and a term project, aimed at reinforcing the application of learned concepts.


Learning Outcomes

  1. Describe major satellite sensors used for Earth observations
  2. Identify appropriate satellite remote sensing products for specific challenges
  3. Evaluate the advantages and disadvantages of various satellite remote sensing data
  4. Conduct basic analyses on remote sensing data
  5. Interpret and communicate the results of analyses both orally and in written format
  6. Apply remote sensing techniques to real-world scenarios


Semester 1

Course Instructor

Assoc Prof Sang-Ho Yun


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