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Last approved: Mon, 15 May 2017 08:01:50 GMT

Last edit: Mon, 06 Mar 2017 15:58:18 GMT

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Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
Geography (GEOG)
GEOG
6303
Introduction to Remote Sensing
Introduction to Remote Sensing
Fall 2017
3
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Lecture
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Theoretical, technical, and applied aspects of remote sensing as a tool for monitoring and managing Earth’s resources.
• Convey an understanding of the value and limitations of utilizing remotely sensed data for mapping and monitoring land cover/land use change.
• Provide students with the solid understanding of how remotely sensed data and digital image processing tools can be used together to solve real world problems.
• Expose students to basic operational challenges related to the operation of digital image processing software for land cover/land use change applications.
• Analyze multiple methods for extracting information from remotely sensed images for a number of land use/land cover change applications.
• Develop the ability to use image processing software to extract information from remotely sensed imagery.
• Provide first hand experiences to enhance learning and demonstrate the evolving nature of this discipline by using what they have learned in this class to solve a real world problem of their choosing
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this course already exists as a special topic, we are requesting a unique number
lbenton (Wed, 30 Nov 2016 21:32:47 GMT): Rollback: xxxx
gharris (Sun, 05 Feb 2017 23:35:05 GMT): Rollback: This is being proposed with the suffix "I," but there isn't a companion "II" in the workflow. Please submit together if there are multiple parts, or remove "I" if there are not.
cbeil (Sun, 05 Mar 2017 01:58:02 GMT): Rollback: The Statement about independent learning on the syllabus needs to be revised. THe course meets for 2 hours a week, not 2.5 hours, Students should be expected to spend a minimum of 7 hours per week of independent learning to make up for the shorter time of direct instruction. See policy on assignment of credit hour at: provost.gwu.edu --under policies. Look at sample 2.
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