MET4994_5994_Midterm_Exam_Review_S11 - MET 4994 Remote...

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MET 4994 Remote Sensing: Radar and Satellite Meteorology/MET5994 Remote Sensing in Meteorology Spring 2011 Mid-term Exam Review, March 9, 2011 p. 1 of 2 The exam will be a close book exam. Exam composition: 40% fill in the blank with multiple choices (40 questions); 60% Sketch, Explain, Brief Essay, or Solving Problems (total 8 questions including one challenging question). No derivations, no complicated calculations. Majority of the questions are explanatory and based on notes online. You will have whole 90 minutes. We will begin promptly at 10:30AM and end at 12:00 PM. Bring pencils, erasers, and a scientific calculator (calculator may or may not be needed only for the challenging question). LECTURE 1: Overview of remote sensing 1. In-situ vs. remote sensing a. Definition of each, difference between them. b. Examples 2. Active vs. passive remote sensing: a. Definition of each, difference between them. b. Examples LECTURE 2: No questions LECTURE 3-5: Atmospheric radiation 3. Definitions of shortwave and longwave radiation; their frequency bands. . 4. Definition and characteristics of EM waves. 5. Definitions of frequency, wavelength, and wavenumber. 6. Understanding Planck-Einstein equation E=hf. 7. Solid angle: definition (no derivation), the solid angle for a whole sphere is 4 π . LECTURE 6: EM spectrum 8. Which bands are important to remote sensing? LECTURE 7-8: Emission
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This note was uploaded on 09/13/2011 for the course MET 4994 taught by Professor Haijan during the Spring '11 term at FIU.

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