13M031SDO - Remote Sensing Systems

Course specification
Course title Remote Sensing Systems
Acronym 13M031SDO
Study programme Electrical Engineering and Computing
Module System Engineering and Radio Communications
Type of study master academic studies
Lecturer (for classes)
    Lecturer/Associate (for practice)
    Lecturer/Associate (for OTC)
      ESPB 6.0 Status elective
      Condition None
      The goal Introducing students to the problems and challenges Remote sensing and importance remote sensing data in the modern society. Emphasizing the importance of technical aspects of the profession and the impact of new hardware and software products on the Remote Sensing Systems.
      The outcome Students will be able to: identify significant trends in the remote sensing, understand the contribution of some scientists in this field, estimate remote sensing data, understand of a new remote sensing systems.
      Contents of lectures Solar radiation, infrared radiation of objects on Earth, the atmosphere, optical sensors and detectors, transmittance of atmosphere. Types of remote sensing platforms, height and speed of satellite orbits and periods. Geometric and radiometric characteristics and image formats.
      Contents of exercises Application of software tools in analysis of remote sensing systems. MATLAB examples of calculation of space distribution of the radiance. Basic principles of simulation of remote sensing devices and systems.
      1. Noam Levin, Fundamentals of Remote Sensing,Remote Sensing Laboratory, Geography Department, Tel Aviv University, Israel, 1999
      2. B. Campbell, Randolph H. Wynne,Introduction to remote sensing, New York : Guilford Press, 2011.
      Number of hours per week during the semester/trimester/year
      Lectures Exercises OTC Study and Research Other classes
      3 1
      Methods of teaching Combined, the lecture no blackboard and presentations, practices, and study research work.
      Knowledge score (maximum points 100)
      Pre obligations Points Final exam Points
      Activites during lectures 0 Test paper 30
      Practical lessons 0 Oral examination
      Seminars 70