MONTH DAY LECTURE AND LAB TOPIC CHAPTERS IN TEXT
January 14 Introduction/Course Expectations;
Course Overview; The Electro-Magnetic Spectrum
Exercise: Using the ALTA II Reflectance Field Spectrometer 


Chapter 1
Introduction
(Read pgs. 5-33)

  21 Holiday  
  28

Introduction to ArcView Image Analyst; Aerial Photos as Maps; Satellites and Landsat Imagery
Exercise 1a: Downloading & Decompressing Landsat Data
Exercise 1b: Working with Satellite Imagery

Chapter 2
Sensors
(Read pgs. 34-59)
February 4

The Electro-Magnetic Spectrum - Continued
Remote Sensing Platforms

Exercise 2:
Atmospheric Correction

Chapter 3
Microwaves
(Read pgs. 92-113)
  11

Image Enhancement
Exercise 3: Vegetative Indices/NDVI and Change Detection

Chapter 3
Microwaves (continued)
(Read pgs. 114-139)
  18
Image Analysis: Change Detection

Exercise 4:
Burned Area Reflectance Classification (BARC) Mapping and Change Detection
 
Chapter 4
Image Analysis
(Read pgs. 141-173)
  25

Holiday

 
March 4

Image Analysis: Change Detection
Exercise 5: Making a Landcover Map
Using Supervised Classification

Chapter 4
Image Analysis (continued)
(Read pgs. 141-173)
  11

Unsupervised & Supervised Classification
Exercise 6: Using Unsupervised  Classification
 

Chapter 5
Applications
(Agriculture, Forestry,
Geology, Hydrology)
(Read pgs. 174-214)
  18

Unsupervised & Supervised Classification
Exercise 7: Using Supervised Classification

Chapter 5
Applications (continued)
(Sea Ice, Landcover,
Mapping, Oceans & Coastal)
(Read pgs. 215-253)
  25

Midterm

 
April 1 Project Work  
  8

Project Work

 
  15 Project Work  
  22 Project Work  
  29 Project Presentations 5:30-8:35 pm 

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