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Environmental Remote Sensing (Module)

Module description

This module covers both the theory and practical application of environmental remote sensing methods, and students will spend approximately half of the teaching time analysing and manipulating a series of remote sensing datasets, mostly various types of satellite imagery. The module is therefore very much aimed at providing students with both the theoretical and practical knowledge of environmental remote sensing methods, as conducted in the visible to thermal infrared spectral region. Lectures will examine the capabilities offered by remote sensing of Earth, as conducted from satellite Earth observation platforms, and there will be demonstrations of real remote sensing instrumentation

Please note that this is indicative and may change from year to year.



Staff information

Dr Emma Tebbs

Teaching pattern

10 hours of lectures, 10 hours of computer practicals

Module assessment - more information

One short online quiz (non-assessed/formative); one 30-minute online quiz (20%); one 3,200 word project (80%).


Key information

Module code 7SSG5029

Credit level 7

Assessment coursework practical/s

Credit value 20

Semester Semester 1 (autumn)

Study abroad module No