York University Offering Certificate Courses in Remote Sensing

York University Offering Certificate Courses in Remote Sensing

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York University is helping to shape the global thinkers and thinking that will define tomorrow. York is Canada’s third largest university with a commitment to excellence which reflects a rich diversity of perspectives and a strong sense of social responsibility that sets us apart.

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The department of Earth & Space Science & Engineering is offering certificate courses in Remote Sensing.

Course: Remote Sensing of the Earth’s Surface

Course Description:

  • Principles used in extracting physical information about the Earth’s surface using remote sensing. Remote sensing in the visible, short-wave infrared, thermal infrared and microwave regions is discussed in terms of potential applicability to forestry, agriculture, water resources and geology.
  • Two lecture hours, three laboratory hours. One term. Three credits.
  • Prerequisite(s): SC/PHYS 2020 3.00, or SC/PHYS 2060 3.00, or both SC/PHYS 2211 1.00 and SC/PHYS 2212 1.00.

 

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Course: Remote Sensing of the Atmosphere

Course Description:

  • An introduction to and summary of the area of remote sensing of the atmosphere from space platforms and from the ground. Topics include atmospheric radiation, atmospheric spectroscopy, inversion theory, instrumentation, satellites, space platforms and future technology.
  • Three lecture hours per week, occasional laboratory sessions. One term. Three credits.
  • Prerequisites: LE/ESSE 2010 3.00 or SC/PHYS 2060 3.00; SC/MATH 1025 3.00; SC/MATH 2015 3.00; SC/MATH 2271 3.00. Prerequisite or corequisite: LE/ESSE 3030 3.00 or permission of the course director. Prior to Fall 2014: Prerequisites: LE/EATS 2010 3.00 or SC/PHYS 2060 3.00; SC/MATH 1025 3.00; SC/MATH 2015 3.00; SC/MATH 2271 3.00. Prerequisite or corequisite: LE/EATS 3030 3.00 or permission of the course director. Prior to Summer 2013: Prerequisites: SC/EATS 2010 3.00 or SC/PHYS 2060 3.00; SC/MATH 1025 3.00; SC/MATH 2015 3.00; SC/MATH 2271 3.00. Prerequisite or corequisite: SC/EATS 3030 3.00 or permission of the course director.

 

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