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2019/2020

Radiometry and Remote Sensing

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Code Completion Credits Range
17RDP KZ 4 2+2s
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Department of Electromagnetic Field
Synopsis:

Physical principles of Remote sensing are combined with practical description of radiometers. Radiometers, experiments, data sets, electrical material properties, noise - Plank's law, emisivity are described. Noise measurement. Microwave receivers for radiometry, multispectral radiometry, active and passive radiometry. Arrangements of radiometers, technology. Basic systems of radiometers for microwaves and IR - technology, design.

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Syllabus of lectures:

1. Remote sensing, principles, methods aplications

2. Noise, emissivity

3. 3.Earth surface emissivity

4. Microwave receivers and units, radiometers, noise measurement

5. Remote sensing and multispectral radiometry

6. Active and passive radiometry, systems

7. Total power radiometer, modulation radiometer, special arrangement

8. Technology of microwave, mm, and submm receivers

9. Radiometer system design

10. IR an visible radiometry

11. Earth surface and atmospheric radiometry, experiments

12. Remote sensing systems, aircraft and satellite systems

13. Experiments and data post-processing

14. Remote sensing laboratory

Syllabus of tutorials:

1. Plank´s law and its approximation, noise temperature emisivity, noise measurement

2. Electrical material properties, spectral noise temperature

3. Antenna measurement transmission in the atmosphere

4. Remote sensing - material properties measurement

5. Layered media, influence of a surface, brightness temperature

6. Radiometer arrangement

7. Dicke microwave radiometer

8. Radiometer measurement - basic parameters

9. Radiometer measurement - sensitivity, stability

10. Input blocks of radiometer - design

11. Radiometer - experiment, calibration

12. Radiometer - measurement

13. Multispectral radiometry

14. Interpretation of radiometer measurement data processing

Study Objective:
Study materials:

[1] Colwell, R.N.: Manual of Remote Sensing. The Sheridan Press, USA, 1983

[2] Brussaard: Radiometry. ESTEC, Noordwijk, 1984

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