SATELLITE REMOTE SENSING

Course Information
TitleΔΟΡΥΦΟΡΙΚΗ ΤΗΛΕΠΙΣΚΟΠΗΣΗ / SATELLITE REMOTE SENSING
CodeΜΦΠ706
FacultySciences
SchoolPhysics
Cycle / Level2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID40002497

Programme of Study: PPS Environmental Physics (2014-today)

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSCompulsory Course115

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
600133567
Type of the Course
  • Scientific Area
Course Category
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
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
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Work autonomously
  • Respect natural environment
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
Keywords
remote sensing, satellite, sensor, image, earth observation satellite
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Laboratory Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures
Laboratory Work
Total
Student Assessment
Description
Public presentetion Homework with questions
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Summative)
Bibliography
Additional bibliography for study
http://www.nrcan.gc.ca/sites/www.nrcan.gc.ca/files/earthsciences/pdf/resource/tutor/fundam/pdf/fundamentals_e.pdf 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.
Last Update
13-11-2015