ES 771 Remote Sensing
Emporia State University
James S. Aber

Remote sensing of the Earth's surface utilizing the electromagnetic spectrum. Techniques of photography, multispectral scanning, and microwave imagery from airplane, satellite, and manned-spacecraft platforms. Image interpretation, practical applications in earth science, and use of remotely sensed data in geographic information systems.

Course Availability

This course will be taught in the spring semester 2018. Regular (on-campus) students should enroll through normal procedures. The course is also available for distance learning from Emporia State University. Off-campus students should enroll through distance education. In order to receive university credit, students must be enrolled officially and must be in contact with the instructor for course materials and directions. This course is required for the graduate certificate in geospatial analysis and is an elective for the undergraduate geospatial analysis minor.

Course Procedures

Course requirements Course schedule
Course philosophy Title image
Aerial eye blog Student projects
Syllabus attachment Learning outcomes

Primary Web Links

Web Links

ADA statement: Emporia State University will make reasonable accommodations for persons with documented disabilities. Students need to contact the Director of Disability Services and the professor as early in the semester as possible to ensure that classroom and academic accommodations are implemented in a timely fashion. All communication between students, the Office of Disability Services, and the professor will be strictly confidential.

© Notice: ES 771 is presented by the Earth Science department for the use and benefit of students enrolled at Emporia State University. All are welcome to view and enjoy course materials; however, any other use of text, imagery or curriculum is prohibited without permission of the instructor, J.S. Aber, e-mail:

Last update: October 2017.