This course is worth 3 credit-hours.
This interactive, interdisciplinary course is designed to familiarize students working at he interfaces of disciplines within the Earth Sciences with applications of remote sensing. The emphasis is on reading, researching and discussing recent literature, highlighting hot topics that use satellite data from current platforms. It will complement discipline-oriented classes and sensor or algorithm physics. The syllabus is arranged to cover air-water-land-solid aspects of the Earth System. The Instructors, from across several Colleges, will give overview lectures, with topical presentations by specialists using remote-sensing data in their research. Students will read recent papers and lead discussions. They will carry out a hands-on research project, reporting on it in class and giving a Poster Presentation, in lieu of a Final.Click here to view the syllabus.