This online remote sensing course presents the technical and methodological skills needed to interpret various types of aerial images as a source of information in a variety of applications, including geography, forestry, urban planning, recreation management, crop and soil science, among many others. Lab exercises will utilize an extensive set of digital aerial images displaying a wide variety of environments (urban, rural, residential, agricultural, et cetera) where students can practice the interpretation skills discussed in the online lessons and apply them to decision-making across a variety of disciplines.

This 7-week course is eligible for Michigan State University Continuing Education Units (MSU CEUs), as well as Michigan Department of Education State Continuing Education Clock Hours (SCECHs).

SCECH Credits: 60

Certificate: GIS (Geographic Information Science)

Offered: 2014 Spring (1,2), Summer (1), Fall (1).
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How to Register: You can easily register via MSU’s Non-Credit Registration System. Go to the NCRS, select “ONGEO 003: Remote Sensing” from the list of courses, and follow the directions provided under the “Register Now” heading.

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