120.031 Introduction to Earth Observation
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2020W, VO, 1.0h, 1.5EC
TUWEL

Properties

  • Semester hours: 1.0
  • Credits: 1.5
  • Type: VO Lecture
  • Format: Distance Learning

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to describe in generic terms how Earth observation data are acquired, processed and used. Furthermore, starting from the awareness of past technological breakthroughs and pressing social and enviornmental problems of the 21th century, they can put the rapid developments in the field of Earth observation into the context of larger trends (Big Data, Cloud Computing, Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation, etc.).

Subject of course

  • Earth observation for the 21st century
  • Physical basics
  • Historical developments
  • Sensor systems
  • Data processing
  • Applications
  • Outlook

 

Teaching methods

The lecture follows the available script, which together with the handouts is also suitable for self study. The following teaching methods are used:

  • On-line lectures with slides and interactive questions
  • TUWEL quizzes to recap self study material

Mode of examination

Written

Lecturers

Institute

Course dates

DayTimeDateLocationDescription
Thu13:00 - 14:0008.10.2020 - 14.01.2021 (LIVE)Introduction to Earth Observation
Introduction to Earth Observation - Single appointments
DayDateTimeLocationDescription
Thu08.10.202013:00 - 14:00 Introduction to Earth Observation
Thu15.10.202013:00 - 14:00 Introduction to Earth Observation
Thu22.10.202013:00 - 14:00 Introduction to Earth Observation
Thu05.11.202013:00 - 14:00 Introduction to Earth Observation
Thu12.11.202013:00 - 14:00 Introduction to Earth Observation
Thu19.11.202013:00 - 14:00 Introduction to Earth Observation
Thu26.11.202013:00 - 14:00 Introduction to Earth Observation
Thu03.12.202013:00 - 14:00 Introduction to Earth Observation
Thu10.12.202013:00 - 14:00 Introduction to Earth Observation
Thu17.12.202013:00 - 14:00 Introduction to Earth Observation
Thu14.01.202113:00 - 14:00 Introduction to Earth Observation

Examination modalities

The performance of the students is assessed via an on-line multiple choice test.

Exams

DayTimeDateRoomMode of examinationApplication timeApplication modeExam
Fri09:00 - 10:0029.10.2021 https://tuwien.zoom.us/j/92123713120written30.09.2021 12:00 - 27.10.2021 23:00TISSOn-line Multiple Choice Test 2021-10-29

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
29.09.2020 10:00 31.10.2020 23:00

Curricula

Study CodeSemesterPrecon.Info
066 421 Geodesy and Geoinformation 1. Semester

Literature

A script is available from TU Verlag: http://shop.tuverlag.at/de/tu-wien-skripten/inst-department-geodaesie-geoinformation

Previous knowledge

Students should bring along an interest in geosciences and technology

Language

English