Fundamentals of Remote Sensing (Online Tutorial)

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The Canada Centre for Mapping and Earth Observation (formerly Canada Centre for Remote Sensing) has offered a free online  tutorial on the fundamentals of remote sensing technology and uses of remote sensing across disciplines.  This web-based  textbook of basics of remote sensing was intended as an overview at a senior high school or early university level.  According to the CCMEO these 5 “chapters” of information  touch on physics, environmental sciences, mathematics, computer sciences and geography.

In addition, CCMEO has prepared for  additional details and suggestions for educators and  using the tutorial.


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Shannon White

Shannon White is a 4-H State Science Youth Specialist at the University of Missouri Extension. More info