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Remote sensing Lab Description

Key Elements

Code

BIOD 407

Formation

M1 Plant Science and Environment

Semester

1

Credits

2

Number of Teaching Hours

0

Number of Tutoring Sessions

0

Number of Laboratory Sessions

24

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. BIOD 407: LAB Remote Sensing Objectives: Introduction to basic operations of image processing in remote sensing using ERDAS Imagine software and its various modules. Content: - Introduction to digital image processing - Panorama: pretreatment of scene analysis. - Sampling and radiometric coding. - Colored composition. - Concept of inverse problem. - Multi-scale analysis. - Manipulation of digital images on a PC. - PC assisted Photo-interpretation - Use a professional software (ERDAS IMAGINE) - Mapping of Soil occupancy - Change Detection - Temporal monitoring of natural phenomena.