SMS 540 - Satellite Oceanography

An overview of the use of remote sensing technologies for making measurements of the marine environment. Introduces the various sensors used by oceanographers, their background, the principles behind their operation and measurement retrieval. Emphasis will be placed on readings from the prime oceanography literature and biogeophysical applications of the data, their analysis, advantages and limitations rather than physical/optical theory.

Prerequisites & Notes
SMS 501 and SMS 541 or permission.

Credits: 3

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