GEOC-3068 GEOC 3068

Introduction to remote sensing. Nature and properties of electromagnetic waves. Remote sensing of solid surface in Visible and Near-Infrared. Remote sensing of solid surface in thermal wavelengths. Multispectral remote sensing. Radar remote sensing on Earth and other planets. Special topics:  Radar polarimetry and radar interferometry. Introduction to GPS and its applications. The GPS signal and biases. GPS receivers and methods. Geodetic data and campaign planning. Visualization of GPS and remote sensing data: GIS.  Colombia’s GPS station network. Preparation of final project. Presentations of final project.