ERS304H5 • Geological Remote Sensing


This course is an introduction to remote sensing technologies and geological applications. Students will learn about imaging of the Earth by electromagnetic waves and the state-of-the-art remote sensing systems and technologies for geological mapping and exploration. Topics may include remote sensing fundamentals and physical principles, remote sensing systems for geological applications, geological mapping and resource exploration. Students will also acquire skills in image processing, data integration, information extraction, and validation for geological applications.

1.5 credits from any 200 level ERS course
Distribution Requirement
Total Instructional Hours
Mode of Delivery
In Class
Program Area
Earth Science