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Compulsory Course
6 credits


Satellite data processing and information extraction

This course introduces digital image processing and analysis applied to satellite and aircraft land remote sensing data. It will introduce principles of electromagnetic radiation, satellite remote sensing platforms and sensors, image statistics extraction, radiometric and geometric correction, image enhancement, and thematic classification. Students will gain hands-on experience with state-of-the-art software tools and methodologies for processing satellite imagery, extracting valuable information, and integrating these insights into decision-making processes across diverse fields, such as environmental monitoring, agriculture, urban planning, and disaster management.

Assessment: 60% coursework, 40% examination

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