the Federation of American Scientists
Nicholas M. Short
This resource is a multi-chapter tutorial on the topic of Remote Sensing (RS). It was developed to provide intuitive, easily understood background information to serve as a primer on remote sensing for the new user, as well as a teaching tool for the educational community.
This material is hosted by the Federation of American Scientists.
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June 12, 2008
by Caroline Hall
August 3, 2016
by Lyle Barbato
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October 21, 2005
This resource is part of a Physics Front Topical Unit.
Topic: Electromagnetism and Electromagnets Unit Title: Electromagnetic Radiation and the Spectrum
This multi-chapter tutorial is sponsored by the highly-respected Federation of American Scientists. For teachers doing a unit on digital imaging, this resource offers a comprehensive look at both theory and applications.
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This is a tutorial designed to help beginning physics students understand the EM spectrum classification system and how it is related to the emerging field of remote sensing and related digital imaging technologies.