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Photogeology and Remote Sensing

Course ID: t63

Describes the physical principles of the major remote sensing techniques, evaluating the strengths and weaknesses of each during application. Discusses aerial photographs, Landsat images, SPOT images, and thermal infrared and radar techniques. Includes a glossary of remote sensing terms, and interpretation projects for each technique which relate remote surveys to other geological data.

Total Number of Subtopics: 8

  • Remote Sensing Fundamentals
  • Aerial Photographs from Aircraft and Satellites
  • Landsat Satellite Images
  • Other Earth Resource Satellite Images: SPOT, JERS-1, IRS, and RESURS (Resource)
  • Thermal Infrared Images
  • Radar Images
  • Remote Sensing Applied To Petroleum Geology
  • References and Additional Information: Photogeology and Remote Sensing
Estimated Time: 2 hours 40 minutes on a full time basis