Remote Sensing for Geographers

Module code: GY2424

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


  • 20 hours of lectures
  • 20 hours of practical classes and workshops
  • 110 hours of guided independent study


  • Test (50%)
  • Report (50%)