Knowledge and understanding of the basic principles of satellite remote sensing
Satisfactory theoretical background in the components of satellite remote sensing and their characteristics
Awareness of the satellite remote sensing issues in environment
Use of information technology to access and exploit satellite data
Course Content (Syllabus)
Introduction to remote sensing, History, Fundamental physics, Satellite remote sensing, Αanalysis of satellite remote sensing components: Satellites (Basic concepts - Satellite Orbits - Characteristics - Types of Satellites) Sensors (Basic concepts - Wavelength ranges and principles of operation - Types and characteristics of Sensors) , Images (Types - Distortion - Restoration and rectification- Interpretation and analysis). Earth observation systems: Applications of satellite remote sensing in the environment with emphasis on air quality
remote sensing, satellite, sensor, image, earth observation satellite
Additional bibliography for study
Jensen J. R., Remote sensing of the environment: an earth resource perspective, Pearson Prentice Hall, 2007.
Rees W. G., Physical principles of remote sensing, Cambridge University Press, 2001.