This is an advanced level course, emphasizing remote sensing, digital image processing and environmental information extraction.
Jensen, J. R., 2005, Introductory Digital Image Processing: A Remote Sensing Perspective, Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall, 3rd Ed., 526 pages.
Jensen, J. R., 2000, Remote Sensing of the Environment: An Earth Resource Perspective, Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall, 544 pages.
Instructional Goals – After successfully completing this course, you should be able to:
1) Understand basic principles of remote sensing digital image processing.
2) Understand the major digital image processing algorithms; be capable of undertaking various analyses using digital image analysis software (ENVI).
3) Understanding the remote sensing applications in forestry, land-use land cover classification and environment change detection.