Module Identifier GG32020  
Academic Year 2000/2001  
Co-ordinator Dr Richard Lucas  
Semester Semester 2  
Course delivery Lecture   11 x 2 hours  
  Practical   11 x 2 hours  
Assessment Exam   1 x 2 hour written examination   50%  
  Seminar presentation   10 minute presentation and 2000 word report   10%  
  Laboratory report     40%  
  Resit assessment   Resubmission of failed coursework components. Resit failed end of semester examination.   100%  

Module description
Remote Sensing principles

Image Processing

Remote Sensing Applications

Module Aims
On completion of this module, students should be able to demonstrate knowledge of:

  1. Processing, interpreting and analysing remotely sensed data from a range of airborne and spaceborne sensors in an appropriate and informed manner.

  1. Using commercial remote sensing and GIS software.

  1. Appropriately selecting, processing and interpreting remotely sensed data for a range of applications.

Module objectives / Learning outcomes
Learning outcome 1: Seminar (and report) and written examination.

Learning outcome 2: Continuous assessment through laboratory reports.

Learning outcome 3: Written examination.

Reading Lists
Campbell, J.B.. (1996) Introduction to Remote Sensing. 2nd. Taylor and Francis, London
Lillesand, T.M. & Kiefer, R.W.. (1994) Remote Sensing and Image Interpretation. 3rd. John Wiley and Sons, New York
Richards, J.A.. (2000) Remote Sensing Digital Image Analysis. 3rd. Springer-Verlag, Berlin
Sabins, F.F.. (1997) Remote Sensing: Principles and Interpretation. W.H. Freeman and Company, New York