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HS 161: Earth from Space: Introduction to Remote Sensing and Global Positioning

Units: 4

Explores the functions of Remote Sensing and Global Positioning (GNSS), which are defined and evaluated in relation to the needs of cultural and natural resource managers. Examines key elements and complexities of Earth remote sensing systems and GNSS, including instruments, satellite/airborne platforms, and data processing, in relation to the potential of geospatial technologies to address and mitigate various cultural and natural resource problems or study-specific sites and landscapes.

Course Details
Repeats Allowed for Credit: 0

Crosslisted with: GEOG 161
Laboratory included
Normal Letter Grade only

GE Requirements
  • Approaches to Knowledge: Social Science
  • Badge: Practical and Applied Knowledge

Requisites and Restrictions
Open only to the following class level(s):
  • Sophomore
  • Junior
  • Senior

Instructor Permission Required: No

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