Remote Sensing in Hydrology
Semester Taught - Fall, even years
To develop a practical understanding of remote sensing applications to hydrology using observations in different regions of the EM spectrum.
ABE 4036 or 6035
275 Frazier Rogers Hall
Phone: 392-1864 ext 299
Class Materials Required
- Schultz and Engman, Remote Sensing in Hydrology and Water Management, Springer, 2000.
- Engman and Gurney, Remote Sensing in Hydrology, Springer, 1991.
- Ulaby, Moore, and Fung, Microwave Remote Sensing: Volume III, Applications, Addison-Wesley, 1986
The course will be conducted in a seminar style with an emphasis on literature review and presentations.
- Remote sensing (4 Lectures) - Chapter 2 - text, and a review of EM wave theory, radiative transfer, interaction of EM radiation with different media, and active and passive system characteristics.
- Remote sensing applications to hydrology (Lectures, oral presentations)
- Chapter 6, precipitation – Lecture(s) and presentation
- Chapter 8, evaporation – Lecture(s) and presentation
- Chapter 9, soil moisture – Lecture(s) and presentation
- Exam I - Midterm
- Chapter 10, surface water and runoff – Lecture(s) and presentation
- Chapter 11, snow and ice – Lecture(s) and presentation
- Chapter 7 and 19, land use and land cover change – Lecture(s) and presentation
- Chapter 5, hydrological modeling – Lecture(s) and presentation
- Exam II - Final
|Oral Presentations (2 @ 30% each)||60%|
|Exams (2 @ 20% each)||40%|
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