Spaceborne Imaging Technology - ZEIT8221

Faculty: UNSW Canberra at ADFA

School: School of Engineering & Information Technology @ UNSW Canberra at ADFA

Course Outline: ZEIT8221 Course Outline

Campus: UNSW Canberra at ADFA

Career: Postgraduate

Units of Credit: 6

EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)

Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 3

Enrolment Requirements:

Restricted to students enrolled in Graduate Diploma or Masters programs.

CSS Contribution Charge: 2 (more info)

Tuition Fee: See Tuition Fee Schedule

Further Information: See Class Timetable

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Planck's blackbody radiation law, atmospheric transmission and atmospheric windows. Wavelength ranges available for earth imaging and corresponding energy-matter interaction mechanisms. Detectors in the visible and reflective infrared regimes. Imaging spectrometry. Thermal detectors. Passive and active microwave sensing of earth surface features, including synthetic aperture radar methods. Spaceborne imaging systems including Landsat MSS and TM, Spot HRV, SIR A, B, C, ERS-1, JERS-1, Radarsat and aircraft systems. Image processing methods used in support of image interpretation.
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