Geographic Information Systems and Remote Sensing
Semester Course: 1st [x]
Credits: 3 ECTS
Lecturers: José A. Martínez-Casasnovas
Web Site: http://cv.udl.cat (access with valid registration as student of the University of Lleida)
- To know basic principles of geographical information systems, spatial databases and remote sensing and their applications in forest mapping and analysis.
- Programme topics:
- 1. Principles of the geographical information systems: vector and raster spatial data structures; 2. GIS analysis; 3. Principles of remote sensing: spectral radiance and signatures, data acquisition, transformation indexes and multiespectral classification; 4. Case study task;
- Course requirements include the assistance to the lectures (10%), presentation of exercises (20), the case study individual report (30%) and a final exam (40%).