ES 775 meets on Thursday afternoons, 1:00 to 2:20 pm, in the GeoSpatial Analysis (GSA) laboratory (SH 16). These sessions are primarily for conducting lab exercises on image processing. However, lab work may be done at any other time or location—all lab materials are available via Internet. On-campus class meetings will also be used for reviews and special presentations. The following weekly schedule reflects Thursday meeting dates, except for the last week.
|Week of||Activity||Reading*||Aug. 20 ||Introduction to Idrisi
||Chap. 1: Introduction|
RST Introduction and Interpretation
|Aug. 27 ||Begin lab exercise 1
||Chap. 2: Digital remote sensing|
Landsat introduction (only)
RST Landsat multispectral scanner
|Sep. 3 ||Complete lab exercise 1 ||Chap. 3: Image processing|
RST GIS analysis
|Sep. 10 ||Begin lab exercise 2 ||Chap. 4: Quality and statistics|
Landsat technical characteristics
RST Landsat thematic mapper
|Sep. 17 ||Complete lab exercise 2 ||Chap. 5: Display and visualization|
Landsat image interpretation
|Sep. 24 ||Begin lab exercise 3 ||Landsat applications|
Landsat image processing
|Oct. 1 ||Complete lab exercise 3 ||Chap. 6: Radiometric correction|
RST elevation data
|Oct. 8 ||Begin lab exercise 4||Chap. 7: Geometric correction|
RST Morro Bay, CA: Part 1 through Part 3
|Week of||Activity||Reading*||Oct. 15 ||Fall break ||No class meeting ||Oct. 22 ||Complete lab exercise 4 ||Chap. 8: Image enhancement|
RST Morro Bay, CA: Part 4 through Part 6
|Oct. 29 ||Begin lab exercise 5|
Choose individual projects
|Chap. 9: Image classification|
RST Morro Bay, CA: Part 8 through Part 11
|Nov. 5 ||Complete lab exercise 5 ||Chap. 11: Hyperspectral imagery|
RST Morro Bay, CA: Part 12 through Part 15
|Nov. 12 ||Begin lab exercise 6
||Chap. 12: Change detection|
RST Morro Bay, CA: Part 16 through Part 20
|Nov. 19 ||Complete lab exercise 6 ||Chap. 13: Thematic accuracy ||Nov. 26 ||Work on individual projects ||Thanksgiving—no class meeting.||Dec. 3 ||Present individual projects ||Previous student projects ||Dec. 7 ||Final exam ||Available on 4th; due on Dec. 8th (noon) |
* Background reading in Introductory digital image processing.
Schedule note: all lab exercises are due before Thanksgiving.
No late exercises will be accepted after Thanksgiving.
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