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Undergraduate Degree Programs

Forest Technology (FORT)

FORT 230 Introduction to Remote Sensing (2) Remote sensing technologies applied to forest resource analysis and management.

FORT 230

FORT 230 Introduction to Remote Sensing (2)

FORT 230 explores the applications of remote sensing imagery in forest and natural resource management. Panchromatic, true color, and near infrared imagery will be used. Measurements of distance, area, and elevation with remote sensing data will be studied. The use of remote sensing imagery in ecological classification, forest vegetation mapping, and forest inventory will also be covered. The applications of radar and lidar imagery and data from various remote sensing satellites will be covered. The use of remote sensing data in GIS analysis will be stressed.


General Education: None
Diversity: None
Bachelor of Arts: None
Effective: Fall 2016
Prerequisite: GEOG 160, GEOG 161

Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.