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BYU ECEn 568
Microwave Remote Sensing
Fall 2014. Next taught: Fall 2016
MWF, 2:00 - 2:50 pm, 406 CB



Dr. David G. Long
Associate Dean, Ira A. Fulton College of Engineering and Technology
270 CB long@ee.byu.edu 422-4383
Office Hours: by appointment with Dean's Secretary 422-4329.
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ECEn 568 Microwave Remote Sensing is survey course designed to teach the fundamental principles of microwave remote sensing. The course covers various topics in Microwave Remote Sensing with emphasis on spaceborne remote sensing of the Earth's atmosphere, land, and oceans. The primary methods and applications of microwave remote sensing are considered with both active (radar) and passive (radiometry) techniques covered. Key issues related to the design of spaceborne microwave sensors and their application are discussed along with radiative transfer theory. Sensor technologies such as radiometers, scattterometers, altimeters, and synthetic aperture radar (SAR) are discussed. Textbook is F. Ulaby and D.G. Long, Microwave Radar and Radiometric Remote Sensing, University of Michigan Press, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 2014.


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