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EGR 1201 Introduction to Spectral Sensing with Applications in Intelligence

Concepts of spectral remote sensing as they are applied to military / intelligence applications with special emphasis on commercial sensors and solutions. Advantages and disadvantages of special remote sensors. Content will cover available unclassified spectral instruments (both hyper-spectral and multi-spectral sensors), their characteristics and how to best employ them. Topics include Basic Spectral Phenomenology, the Spectral Signature, Sensor Analysis, Data Products and Data Fusion. Two classroom, two lab hours per week.

Division: Science, Mathematics and Engineering
Department: Automation and Control Technology
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: No

Prereqs: EGR 1121 


  • Identify and list major ground-based, airborne, and spaceborne remote sensing instruments.
  • Identify and characterize spectral signatures.
  • Summarize typical pre and post processing of spectral data.

Credit Hours: 3

Classroom Hours: 2
Lab Hours: 2