2017-2018 Graduate Catalog 
    
    Apr 21, 2018  
2017-2018 Graduate Catalog
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GEOL 539 - Geologic Applications of Remote Sensing

3 Credit Hours
An introduction to the use of visible, infrared, microwave/radio, and nuclear remote sensing techniques in the geologic study of the Earth. Topics covered include mineral spectroscopy, light scattering models, instrumentation for remote sensing, calibration and atmospheric removal, multi- and hyperspectral image cube analysis, and ground-truthing techniques. Emphasis on working directly with remote sensing data to solve geologic problems.
Contact Hour Distribution: 2 hours lecture and one 2-hour lab.
Recommended Background: Mineralogy, calculus and physics or consent of instructor.



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