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: John Desanto; jdesanto@ucsd.edu

4 Units 
Lecture TuTh 12:30p - 1:50p, 4301 IGPP
Lab  Th 3:30p - 5:00p  - 4301 IGPP & 1105 IGPP
or  F  12:30-3:30p - IGPP Boardroom & 1105 IGPP


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%

Special MATLAB/OCTAVE Classes? Saturday sometime between 1 and 5 PM?.
 


SYLLABUS
Date Topic Reading Homework Lecture
 LAB 0   get matlab or octave running
installing Octave

29MAR
 Introduction to course,  labs, term papers
Overview of remote sensing
 
Rees 1.1-1.4
Appendix
   Sandwell
31MAR
 Platforms and orbits
 Use of color in RS
Rees 10.1-10.4
notes on orbits
HW1
 Sandwell
 LAB 1  Matlab basics, plotting


 Desanto
05APR
Electromagnetic radiation, polarization

Rees 2.1-2.2
 Fricker
07APR
GPS and the Ionosphere
Fourier transform introduction
Rees 2.3
notes on fourier
HW2

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


  Desanto
12APR
MUNK RM
Spectra and fourier transforms
Diffraction
Rees. 2.3-2.7
notes on diffraction

Sandwell
14APR Thermal radiation Rees. 2.5-2.6
notes on radiation
HW3
 Fricker
 LAB 3  Data Types
 
  Desanto

19APR

Review of Fourier Transforms 2-4 PM
Meet in 1102 IGPP

Notes on FT
Notes on diffraction


Sandwell

19APR Propagation, dispersion, and scattering Rees 3.1-3.3
   Fricker
21APR Image processing
Rees 11.1-11.2
notes on image processing
HW4
HW4_solutions

 Sandwell
 LAB 4  Google Earth


  Desanto
26APR
Optics, stereo and
electro-optical systems
Rees 5.1-5.3
convolution.m
Term Paper - Part 1 Due
(grad students)
Sandwell
BB-notes
28APR
Review and go over HW 1-4
Practice Midterm


Sandwell/Fricker
 LAB 5  Image Processing


  Desanto
03MAY MIdterm


Fricker
05MAY optics, stereo, image classification
Rees 11.3-11.4  HW5
Sandwell
 LAB 6  Image Classification


  Desanto
10MAY Passive microwave systems and applications Rees 7.1-7.4
notes1  notes2


Fricker
 12MAY  Scattering and Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR)  Rees 9.1-9.3
 SAR Summary
  SAR Image Interpretation

 HW6

Sandwell


 LAB 7  Laser and Radar Altimetry

 Desanto
17MAY  Radar and laser altimetry Rees  8.1 - 8.3

Term Paper - Part 2 Due
(grad students)
Fricker
19MAY  Remote sensing of the solid earth Rees 9.4-9.5
SAR_InSAR Theory
HW7
KMZ-helper
Sandwell
 LAB 8  Radar Interferometry  

 Desanto
24MAY Remote sensing of the cryosphere




Fricker
26MAY Remote sensing of the oceans


Gille






31MAY
Grad. Student Presentations


02JUN
Grad. Student Presentations
Review for Final Exam
LAST DAY TO TURN IN ALL HOMEWORK AND LABS

06JUN
Final Exam (will include questions from grad. student presentations) 11:30 - 1:30 PM

Term Paper - Part 3 Due (grad students) Sandwell/Fricker

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.