Remote Sensing for Geographers

Module code: GY3424

In this module you will learn how to obtain and work with earth observation imagery from satellite-based sensors. We'll cover various techniques for pre-processing and using remotely sensed data, with a focus on terrestrial ecosystems applications. You will gain familiarity with data processing using a variety of software products typically used in industry and research applications.


  • 20 hours of lectures
  • 15 hours of seminars
  • 20 hours of practical classes and workshops
  • 3 hours of tutorials
  • 92 hours of guided independent study


  • Test, 1 hour (30%)
  • Report (70%)