PS 243

PS 243 Remote Sensing and Environmental Mapping (3 units)

Students in this course are introduced to Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and satellite remote sensing techniques for environmental management. It also covers case studies involving land use change detection, land degradation, urban morphology and emissions mapping.

Prerequisite: none

Bibliography
 
Burrough, Peter A. & McDonnell, Rachael A., Principles of Geographical Information Systems, New York: Oxford University Press Inc., 1998.
Campbell, James B., Introduction to Remote Sensing 2nd Ed., Guilford Press, 1996.
Colwell, Robert N., ed., Manual of Remote Sensing: Theory, Instruments and Techniques 2nd Ed., Vol. 1, Virginia: American Society of Photogrammetry, 1983.
Colwell, Robert N., ed., Manual of Remote Sensing: Interpretation and Applications 2nd Ed., Vol. 2, Virginia: American Society of Photogrammetry, 1983.
Elachi, Charles, Introduction to the Physics and Techniques of Remote Sensing, John Wiley & Sons, 1987.
Schowengerdt, Robert A., Techniques for Image Processing and Classification in Remote Sensing, Academic Press, 1983.