Introductory exercise course to remote sensing

EO4GEO Lecture

Introductory exercise course to remote sensing 2022-01-05T14:10:58+00:00

Product Description

This is a training material on Introduction to Remote Sensing containing basic definitions, satellite data sources and brief description of Copernicus services with particular focus on the Copernicus Land Monitoring Service.

Learning outcomes

  • Get to know the physical concepts of remote sensing.

  • Get Familiarized with terms such as: electromagnetic radiation, spectral reflectance, interaction of electromagnetic radiation with atmosphere and target.

  • Learn about image properties, spatial resolution, radiometric resolution, temporal resolution and the spectral characteristics of the Earth’s surface resolution.

  • Get to know where to look for satellite data.

  • Get to know about the Copernicus Land Monitoring Service, in particular about the Global, pan-European and Local Component.

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Links to concepts from the EO4GEO Body of Knowledge used in this course:

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Designed and developed by: Agata Hościło, IGiK.

Contributors: Valerio Tramutoli, Nicola Capece, Valeria Satriano – University of Basilicata.

License: Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike Creative Commons License

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