Integration of Remote Sensing and GIS (GIS 0220)

E-mail: lscont@gmu.edu

Phone: 703-993-2109

Fax: 703-993-2121

This three-day elective examines remotely sensed data and how it can be effectively integrated into a GIS. Covers data collected by satellite and aerial photography. Describes present and future remote sensing platforms and products. Discusses resolution, electro-magnetic spectrum, classification strategies and sampling techniques. Explains how imagery is used in analysis, data collection, editing and updating. Students will register imagery to vector data in a series of laboratory exercises.
Courses are offered in a three day seminar format. Classes can be taken individually to strengthen your working knowledge or as part of the certificate program to enhance your career development. Certificate and non-certificate students are awarded 1 CEU (Continuing Education Unit) per ten hours of successful classroom participation. It is possible to complete the certificate in 4 to 36 months. Tailored seminars taught on your premises can be arranged, please call 703-993-2109 or e-mail lscont@gmu.edu for details.
This course is part of the Geographic Information Systems certificate program. It may also be taken alone without pursuing a certificate.

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  • Planners and environmental scientists
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  • People interested in changing careers
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  • Crime analysts and coordinators
  • Database and system administrators
  • EMS and first response professionals
  • Public health administrators
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