Courses Catalogue

Applied Remote Sensing And Gis

COURSE CODE: ENV3204
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 4
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Environmental Management, Bsc
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: School of Natural and Applied Sciences
STATUS: Core
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Course Content and Outline

COURSE CONTENT

 

  • Introduction to GIS and Remote Sensing                                           (5 Hours)
  • Using ArcGIS                                                                                     (5 Hours)
  • History of Remote Sensing Systems                                                  (5 Hours)
  • Case study examples of environmental applications                          (5 Hours)
  • Overview of Current Remote Sensing Systems                                 (5 Hours)
  • Development of GIS layers and attributes                                         (5 Hours)
  • Text and Table linking to GIS layers                                                  (5 Hours)
  • Multispectral remote sensing applications                                          (5 Hours)
  • Image interpretation                                                                            (5 Hours)
  • Area and regional analysis with GIS                                                  (5 Hours)
  • Case studies of Environmental Sustainable applications                    (5 Hours)
  • Remote Sensor System selection criteria and applications                 (5 Hours

 

MODE OF DELIVERY

  • Lectures
  • Reading assignments
  • Practical assignments
  • Hands-on work in the industry

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS AND / OR EQUIPMENT

  • Whiteboard and Markers
  • Flip Charts
  • LCD Projectors
  • CDs, DVDs and Tapes