Courses & Units

Environmental Remote Sensing A KGG542

Hobart

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Introduction

This unit introduces you to theoretical and practical foundations of remote sensing. The unit starts with the physics of remote sensing including the concepts of electromagnetic energy and the interaction of energy with the atmosphere and the earth surface. We will cover the technical and practical characteristics of a range of satellite and airborne sensors. You will work with satellite images and image analysis tools in weekly computer practicals. Throughout the unit you will explore remote sensing research topics in the scientific literature that will prepare you for a research thesis. This unit is offered at the graduate level.

Summary

Unit name Environmental Remote Sensing A
Unit code KGG542
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Sciences and Engineering
School of Geography, Planning, and Spatial Sciences
Discipline Geography, Planning, and Spatial Sciences
Coordinator

Assoc Prof Arko Lucieer

Teaching staff

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

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic

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On-campus
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International students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 22/2/2021 23/3/2021 12/4/2021 30/5/2021

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Fees

Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
031103 $993.00 $993.00 not applicable $2,798.00

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Requisites

Mutual Exclusions

You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:

KGG103

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

2-hr lectures and 3-hr practicals weekly

Assessment

70% practicals & assignments , 30% exam

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