Course description

This course provides students with an overview of sensing systems including aerial photography, multi spectral scanning, radar, and thermography. The imagery generated by these systems is compared in terms of its temporal, spatial, spectral and radiometric resolution, and the suitability of each system for particular purposes. Using Digital Imaging software, processing techniques for enhancing, correcting and classifying Landsat multi spectral scanner data are introduced. Prerequisite: Intro to GIS

Course details

Hours: 42
Credits: 3
Prerequisites: INFO1820
Corequisites: None

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Registration dates

Not all courses are offered each term.

Winter 2023 registration opens November 28, 2023. Spring 2023 registration opens February 27, 2023.

Delivery options

In person: classes held in person on a campus/site in a classroom/lab/shop/studio for the course duration

Online - Asynchronous: ​100% online delivery with no assigned day or time requirements, independent course completion

Online - Synchronous: 100% online delivery with scheduled day and time course requirements

Hybrid: any combination of: in person, timetabled, on campus, online, and hyflex delivery