Satellite Images and Data

Online Course

EDGe Institute -- Sarkeys
The University of Oklahoma

Principles and Interpretation

Floyd F. Sabins
W. H. Freeman
©1997 / Paper
494 pages

Sarkeys Energy



  1. The Need to Classify Land Use and Land Cover (Chapter 12)
  2. Natural Hazards (Chapter 13)
  3. Meteorology, Oceans, Oil and Mineral Exploration (Chapters 9 - 11)
  4. Understanding Landsat and other Remote Sensing Data (Chapters 1 - 5)
  5. The Use of Remote Sensing Data in the Construction of Useful Images: Military Strategy, Urban Planning, Pollution Tracking, etc.
  6. Case Studies

The Uses and Principles of Satellite

Learning Objectives
Learners will take with them

  1. Knowledge of the applications of remote sensing.
  2. An ability to apply the applications to the different types of remote sensing.
  3. Skills gained from evaluating different types of remote sensing images.
  4. Information about one's personal approach to dealing with conflict based on exercises presented in the text.

Philosophy and Approach

The College of Liberal Studies offers continuing learning and life-long learning programs in a variety of subjects.  Through the use of interactive web-sites and distance learning technology learners have the opportunity to expand their knowledge and skills.  This course will follow "Earth's Climate: Past and Future" while offering learner participation through this web-site.