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Courses - Fall 2019
GEOG
Geographical Sciences Department Site
GEOG617
(Perm Req)
Land Cover Characterization Using Multi-Spectral Remotely Sensed Data Sets
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: Permission of BSOS-Geography department. Or GEOG372; and GEOG472; and GEOG306.
Jointly offered with GEOG417. Credit only grante d for: GEOG498R, GEOG788R, GEOG417, or GEOG617.
Formerly: GEOG788R.
Students will be introduced to the image processing steps required for characterizing land cover extent and change. Key components of land cover characterization, including image interpretation, algorithm implementation, feature space selection, thematic output definition, and scripting will be discussed and implemented.