SATELLITE REMOTE SENSING – SIO 135/SIO 236
(http://topex.ucsd.edu/rs)


David Sandwell; 1102 IGPP; dsandwell@ucsd.edu; Ph. 858 534-7109
Helen Fricker; 3202 IGPP; hafricker@ucsd.edu;
(858) 534-6145

TA: Adrian Doran; adoran@ucsd.edu

4 Units 
Lecture TuTh 12:30p - 1:50p, 4301 IGPP
Lab  Tu 2:00 - 4:00p
or  F  12:30-1:50p
Eckhart lab access and rules


Office Hours:   by appointment, send e-mail

Grades: undergrad HW/Labs (50%), Midterm (20%), Final (30%)
                        
grad HW/Labs (50%), Midterm (20%), Final (1%), Term Paper (29%)

Late HW/Labs: 20% reduction first day and 10% second + days. Very late is still worth up to 70%


SYLLABUS
Date Topic Reading Homework Lecture
 LAB 0  Review MATLAB or PYTHON



04APR
Introduction to course,  labs, term papers
Overview of remote sensing
Rees 1.1-1.4
Appendix
   Sandwell
06APR
Platforms and orbits
Use of color in RS
Rees 10.1-10.4
notes on orbits
HW1
 Sandwell
 LAB 1  Matlab basics, plotting


  Doran
11APR
Electromagnetic radiation, polarization
Rees 2.1-2.2
 Doran
13APR
GPS and the Ionosphere
Fourier transform introduction
Rees 2.3
EM Summary
notes on fourier
HW2

 Sandwell
 LAB 2  1-D and 2-D Fourier transforms


  Doran
18APR

Spectra and fourier transforms
Diffraction
Rees. 2.3-2.7
notes on diffraction

Sandwell
20APR Thermal radiation Rees. 2.5-2.6
notes on radiation
HW3
Fricker
 LAB 3  Data Types
 
  Doran

EXTRA
21 APR


Review of Fourier Transforms 12-2 PM


Notes on FT
Notes on diffraction




 Sandwell
25APR Propagation, dispersion, and scattering Rees 3.1-3.3
   Fricker
27APR Image processing - 1
Rees 11.1-11.2
notes on image processing
HW4

 Sandwell

 NO LAB


  Doran
02MAY
Review and go over HW 1-4
Practice Midterm


 Fricker
04MAY
MIdterm



LAB 4
 Google Earth

 Doran
09MAY
Image Processing - 2
Optics, stereo
Rees 5.1-5.3
convolution.m
Term Paper - Part 1 Due
(grad students)
Sandwell
11MAY optics, stereo, image classification
Rees 11.3-11.4  HW5
Sandwell
 LAB 5  Image Processing


  Doran
16MAY Passive microwave systems and applications Rees 7.1-7.4
notes1  notes2

Fricker
 18MAY Scattering and Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR)  Rees 9.1-9.3
 SAR Summary
 SAR Image Interpretation

 HW6

 
Sandwell

 LAB 6  Image Classification

 Doran
23MAY  Radar and laser altimetry Rees  8.1 - 8.3

Term Paper - Part 2 Due
(grad students)
Fricker
25MAY  Remote sensing of the oceans

HW7
KMZ-helper
Gille
 LAB 7   Laser and Radar Altimetry  

 Doran
30MAY Remote sensing of the cryosphere




Fricker
01JUN
Remote sensing of the solid earth Rees 9.4-9.5
SAR_InSAR Theory


Borsa or Sandwell

 LAB 8   Radar Interferometry   (optional lab)

 Doran
06JUN
Grad. Student Presentations

Fricker
08JUN
Grad. Student Presentations
Review for Final Exam
LAST DAY TO TURN IN ALL HOMEWORK AND LABS
Fricker
12JUN
Final Exam (will include questions from grad. student presentations) 11:30 - 1:30 PM
The final exam will include questions from the graduate student presentations.  The exam will have questions from the entire course.
Term Paper - Part 3 Due (grad students) Fricker/Sandwell

SIO 236 REQUIRED TEXT:

Rees, W. G. TITLE Physical principles of remote sensing SECOND OR THIRD EDITION, Cambridge University Press, 2013., 440 p.,  ISBN 978-0-521-18116-7 (Paperback)

WEB MATERIAL:

Textbook web site

NASA Missions
NASA Science

OTHER TEXT BOOKS:

Massom, R., D. Lubin, Polar Remote Sensing, V II: Ice Sheets, Springer Verlag, 426 pp., 2006.

King, M. D., C. L. Parkinson, K. C. Partington, and R. G. Williams, TITLE Our Changing Planet: The View From Space, PUBLISHED Cambridge, UK, Cambridge University Press, 390 pp. ISBN 9780521828703, 2007.

Figures from Changing Planet: The View From Space.

Elachi, Charles TITLE Introduction to the physics and techniques of remote sensing /Charles Elachi. PUBLISHED New York : Wiley, c1987. DESCRIPTION xvii, 413 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 26 cm. SERIES Wiley series in remote sensing. NOTE "A Wiley-Interscience publication." Includes bibliographies and index. ISBN 0471848107.

Stewart, Robert H. TITLE Methods of satellite oceanography / Robert H. Stewart. PUBLISHED Berkeley : University of California Press, c1985. DESCRIPTION viii, 360 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 27 cm. SERIES Scripps studies in earth and ocean sciences. 1. NOTE Includes index. Bibliography: p. [329]-351. ISBN 0520042263. SUBJECT Astronautics in oceanography.

Gonzalez, Rafael C.  TITLE Digital Image processing using MATLAB / Rafael C. Gonzalez, Richard E. Woods, Steven L. Eddins.  Upper Saddle River, N. J. : Pearson Prentice Hall,  c2004.  UCB   Engin       TA1632 .G66 2004

Gonzalez, Rafael C. TITLE Digital image processing / Rafael C. Gonzalez, Richard C. Woods. PUBLISHED Reading, Mass. : Addison-Wesley, c1992. DESCRIPTION xvi, 716 p.. [8] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm. NOTE Includes bibliographical references (p. 683-703) and index. ISBN 0201508036. SUBJECT Image processing --Digital techniques. AUTHOR Woods, Richard C.

Richards, J. A. (John Alan), 1945- TITLE Remote sensing digital image analysis : an introduction / John A. Richards. EDITION 2nd rev. and enlarged ed. PUBLISHED Berlin ; New York : Springer-Verlag, c1993. DESCRIPTION xx, 340 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm. NOTE Includes bibliographical references and index. ISBN 3540548408 (Berlin : acid-free paper) 0387548408 (New York : acid-free paper) SUBJECT Remote sensing.