PS 244

Ps 244 Environmental Instrumentation (3 units)

This course deals with the fundamentals of instrumentation for measuring environmental variables. Furthermore, there is a discussion of electronic sensors, optics, lidar, and radar. Concepts of sensitivity, detection limits, accuracy, and time response are significant topics relating to measurement. Processing of observational data and statistical analysis is necessary in the evaluation of results.

Prerequisite: none

Measures, Raymond M., Laser Remote Sensing: Fundamentals and Applications, John Wiley and Sons Inc., 1984.