ATI's Remote Sensing Information Extraction course
- Remote Sensing Introduction. Definitions, resolutions, active-passive.
- Platforms. Airborne, spaceborne, advantages and limitations.
- Energy Flow Profile. Energy sources, atmospheric interactions,
reflectance curves, emittance.
- Aerial Photography. Photogrammetric fundamentals of photo
- Film Types. Panchormatic, normal color, color infrared,
- Scale Determination. Point versus average scale. Methods of
determination of scale.
- Area and Height Measurements. Tools and procedures including
- Feature Extraction. Tone, texture, shadow, size, shape, association.
- Land Use and Land Cover. Examples, classification systems
definitions, minimum mapping units, cartographic generalization.
- Source materials. Image processing software, organizations,
literature, reference materials.
- Spaceborne Remote Sensing. Basic terminology and orbit
characteristics. Distinction between research/experimental, national
technical assets, and operational systems.
- Multispectral Systems. Cameras, scanners linear arrays, spectral
- Moderate Resolution MSS. Landsat, SPOT, IRS, JERS.
- Coarse Resolution MSS. Meteorological Systems, AVHRR,
- High Spatial Resolution. IKONOS, EarthView, Orbview.
- Radar. Basic concepts, RADARSAT, ALMAZ, SIR.
- Hyperspectral. AVIRIS, MODIS, Hyperion.
- GIS-Remote Sensing Integration. Two directional relationships
between remote sensing and GIS. Data structures.
- Geometric Rectification. Procedures to rectify remote sensing
- Digital Image Processing. Preprocessing, image enhancements,
automated digital classification.
- Accuracy Assessments. Contingency matrix, Kappa coefficient,
sample size and selection.
- Multiscale techniques. Ratio estimators, double and nested
sampling, area frame procedures.
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