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Photo_Introd[1]week1 remote1 - Aerial Photography and...

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Aerial Photography and Remote Sensing Course Code GEOG2112 Department of Geography Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences United Arab Emirates University Dr. M. M. Yagoub E-mail : .myagoub@uaeu.acae E-mail: myagoub@hotmail.com URL : http://www.angelfire.com/mo/yagoub Textbook: Thomas Eugene Avery  and Graydon Lennis  Berlin,  Fundamentals of  Remote Sensing and  Airphoto Interpretation Fifth Edition, Macmillan  Publishing Company,  New York, 1992.
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Overview Course overview What is remote sensing? History of remote sensing Remote sensing organizations / web sites Remote sensing literature Remote sensing basic processes Advantages of remote sensing Remote sensing applications
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Course overview The objective of this course is to introduce students to: The principles of Aerial photography The principles of Remote Sensing Visual Image Interpretation Digital Image classification Usage of aerial photography and satellite imagery in Environmental Applications
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Assessment Final Exam 40% Mid Term Exam 25% Quiz 10% Course work 20% Computer presentation 5% Total 100%
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What is remote sensing? The International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ISPRS) defined Remote Sensing (RS) as: “The art, science, and technology of obtaining reliable information about physical objects and the environment, through the process of recording, measuring, and interpreting imagery and digital representation of energy patterns derived from non contact sensor system " . This definition considered
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Photo_Introd[1]week1 remote1 - Aerial Photography and...

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