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Remote sensing Description

Key Elements

Code

BIOD 406

Formation

M1 Environmental and life Sciences - Option : Vegetal

Semester

2

Credits

4

Number of Teaching Hours

36

Number of Tutoring Sessions

0

Number of Laboratory Sessions

0

This course is optional

Content

Objective

This course aims to introduce the basics and the science of remote sensing and its applications in a broad sense in the long term

Content

Physical basis of remote sensing - Electromagnetic radiation. - Atmospheric phenomena. - Concept of spectral signature Knowledge of space systems of Earth Observation - Orbitography. - Space platforms. - Attitude control and geometric implications. - Helpful tool (optic and radar) : function of sensors. Elaboration and characteristics of the products - Geometry of images. - Elaboration of digital iconocartes. Applications of Remote Sensing - Overview of applications. - Examples of achievements. - Operational constraints Some systems of Earth Observation - Systems with high resolution. - System of wide field. Applications of remote sensing in mapping and Earth Sciences - Mapping the land occupancy. - Vegetation index - Modeling of crop growth. TS - Calculation of dimensions (orbitography, sensors). - Interpretation of images.