STUDY GUIDE DEPARTMENT OF FORESTRY
FOC205- Remote Sensing (2L, 2P)
General concepts. Remote sensing systems. Instruments and material for aerial photography. Photographic system. Airphoto geometry. Airphoto types. Airphoto characteristics. Distortion- displacement. Stereoscopy, stereovision, stereoparallax. Measurements of object heights, slopes, basal areas and timber volumes with airphotos. Photo-interpretation and mapping, elements of photo-interpretation. Thematic mapping. Orthophotos and Orthomaps. Satellites and satellite images. Resolution of satellite data. Radiometric and geometric accommodation. Advantages of satellite data. Digital processing of satellite data. Image enhancement. Classification satellite data. Accuracy. Applications of remote sensing in viewing, managing, protecting and developing natural ecosystems and environment.