GEOG 250 - Interpretation of Geographic Imagery: Use and Analysis
(R only) CE
Map and remote sensing image evaluation. History, theory, and techniques of map and remote sensing analysis. Examination of the reliability and utility of maps and remote sensing imagery for solving geographic problems. Interpretation of cultural and natural phenomena using these types of images. PREREQUISITE(S): GEOG 240 or consent of program coordinator. Two hours lecture, two hours studio/laboratory each week. Formerly GE 152.
3 semester hours
Upon course completion, a student will be able to:
- Describe remote sensing, landsat imaging, thermal scanning, and nautical charting, as they relate to geographic imagery.
- Identify specific features on aerial photography.
- View and interpret images in stereovision.
- Demonstrate an understanding of color process and layering as they relate to geographic imagery.
- Describe cartographic processes, concepts, and terminology.
- Analyze geographic and cartographic data.
- Utilize maps and atlases as tools.
- Utilize various cartographic and demographic applications.
- Research, organize, and present in a layering format about a specific imaging topic.
- Describe interpolation.
- Utilize topographic maps and orthophotos.
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