This unit builds on the theory and skills of KGG103 Remote Sensing: Introduction and focuses on advanced aspects of remotely sensed image analysis. These additional remote sensing analysis skills are highly valued by employers in the spatial industry. The unit will provide you with practical skills in image analysis techniques, such as geometric and atmospheric image correction, image filters, texture measures, image enhancements and transformations, classification algorithms, object-based image analysis, change detection, and accuracy assessment. The theory is illustrated with a range of real-world applications using optical, hyperspectral, and RADAR imagery, and LiDAR data. Computer practicals and an independent project promote practical remote sensing skills in the latest image processing software. The unit is likely to be of interest to students in geography, environmental studies, earth sciences, plant science, zoology, agricultural science, computing and information systems, archaeology, and engineering who want to enhance their remote sensing knowledge and professional skills.
|Unit name||Remote Sensing: Image Analysis|
|College/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
School of Geography, Planning, and Spatial Sciences
|Discipline||Geography, Planning, and Spatial Sciences|
|Coordinator||Professor Arko Lucieer|
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
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Unit census dates currently displaying for 2022 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2022 will be available from the 1st October 2021.
- Explain image analysis techniques to inform the interpretation and enhancement of remote sensing datasets.
- Apply analysis techniques on remote sensing datasets to solve environmental and social problems that require spatial solutions
- Operate remote sensing software to produce enhanced spatial information from basic datasets
|Field of Education||Commencing Student Contribution 1||Grandfathered Student Contribution 1||Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2||Domestic Full Fee|
- Available as a Commonwealth Supported Place
- HECS-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility3
- FEE-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility4
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2 x 1-hr lectures weekly, 13 x 3-hr lab classes
|Assessment||Assignment 4: multiple choice and case study (25%)|Assignment 3: Project (35%)|Assignment1: pracs 1 - 4 (20%)|Assignment2: pracs 5 - 7 (20%)|
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.
Jensen, J.R., 2014. Remote Sensing of the Environment: An Earth Resource Perspective, 2nd edition. Prentice Hall. https://www.booktopia.com.au/remote-sensing-of-the-environment-john-r-jensen/book/9781292021706.html• Jensen, J.R., 2014. Remote Sensing of the Environment: An Earth Resource Perspective, 2nd edition. Prentice Hall. https://www.booktopia.com.au/remote-sensing-of-the-environment-john-r-jensen/book/9781292021706.html
|Links||Booktopia textbook finder|
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