Courses & Units

Techniques in Remote Sensing QMS515

Hobart

Note:

This unit will be block taught from 2nd to 6th July 2018.

Course may be offered subject to staff availability, please refer to the QMS website for further details. http://www.imas.utas.edu.au/qms/qms-unit-information

QMS units are designed for postgraduate students with a strong background in quantitative analysis, mathematics, physics and chemistry.

Introduction

Satellite remote sensing has revolutionised the way that marine scientists can study the ocean and the physical and biological processes that are present. Students will gain knowledge of relevant satellites, sensors and techniques that are useful in marine research.

Summary

Unit name Techniques in Remote Sensing
Unit code QMS515
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Sciences and Engineering
Institute for Marine & Antarctic Studies
Discipline Oceans and Cryosphere
Coordinator

Dr Kelvin Michael

Teaching staff

Dr Kelvin Michael, other University staff and external lecturers from marine institutes

Level Postgraduate
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart 5 Week Session Feb B On-Campus International Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
5 Week Session Feb B 3/2/2020 10/2/2020 21/2/2020 8/3/2020

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2020 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2020 will be available from the 1st October 2020.

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Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
2 2020: $1,190.00 2020: $2,354.00 010907

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Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.

Requisites

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

1 week intensive course (5 days) consisting of lectures and tutorial classes. Typically there will be 15-20 hours of lectures and 15-20 hours of tutorial classes.

Assessment

Submittable laboratory/class work (60%) and a project report (40%). Students must pass both components to pass the unit.

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Textbooks

Required

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