Urban Heat Islands – Basic GIS knowledge vector and raster data

EO4GEO Lecture

Urban Heat Islands – Basic GIS knowledge vector and raster data 2022-01-05T18:44:07+00:00

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This is a lesson on monitoring the urban heat islands. This beginner’s lesson introduces the student to GIS and vector/raster data.

Learning outcomes

  • Design and develop methods for local heat islands detection to support city planning.
  • Understand basics of RS/EO/GI knowledge.

  • Identify different remote sensing methods.

  • Modify spatial data.

  • Understand GIS vector and raster data.

BoK concepts

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

  • DA | Design and Setup of Geographic Information Systems
  • AM | Analytical Methods
  • IP | Image processing and analysis
  • PP | Physical principles
    • PP1 | Basics of Optical Remote Sensing
  • TA | Thematic and application domains
    • TA13 | EO services and applications

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Designed and developed by: Marijan Grgic, University of Zagreb, Faculty of Geodesy.

License: Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike.

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