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


David Sandwell; 1102 IGPP; dsandwell@ucsd.edu; Ph. 858 534-7109


TA: Susheel Adusumilli; suadusum@ucsd.edu

4 Units 
Lecture TuTh 11:00p - 12:20p, 4301 IGPP
Lab  Tu 12:30-1:50p
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



03APR
Introduction to course,  labs, term papers
Overview of remote sensing
Rees 1.1-1.4
Appendix
  Sandwell
05APR
Platforms and orbits
Use of color in RS
Rees 10.1-10.4
notes on orbits
HW1
Sandwell
 LAB 1  Matlab basics, plotting



10APR
Electromagnetic radiation, polarization
Rees 2.1-2.2
Sandwell
12APR
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



17APR

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

Sandwell
19APR Thermal radiation Rees. 2.5-2.6
notes on radiation
HW3
Fricker- Applications
 LAB 3  Data Types
 






24APR Propagation, dispersion, and scattering Rees 3.1, 3.3, 3.5
Notes on scattering
  Sandwell
26APR Image processing - 1
Aperture Winners and Seamount Names
Rees 11.1-11.2
notes1  notes2  convolution.m
HW4

Sandwell

 NO LAB



01MAY
Review and go over HW 1-4
Practice Midterm


Sandwell
03MAY
MIdterm
Bring:  1-page/1-side "cheat sheet", homeworks/solutions, calculator

Sandwell
LAB 4
 Google Earth


08MAY
Image Processing - 2
Optics, stereo
Rees 5.1-5.3
Term Paper - Part 1 Due
(grad students)
Sandwell
10MAY optics, stereo, image classification
10:00 listen to NASA Decadal report
Rees 11.3-11.4 HW5
Sandwell
 LAB 5  Image Processing



15MAY Radar and laser altimetry Rees  8.1 - 8.3
 notes

 
Adusumilli &
Becker

 
17MAY
 
Passive microwave systems and applications

 
Rees 7.1-7.4
notes1  notes2

HW6

Sandwell
 LAB 6  Image Classification


22MAY Scattering and Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR)  Rees 9.1-9.3
 Scatterometry
 SAR Summary
 SAR Image Interpretation

Term Paper - Part 2 Due
(grad students)
Sandwell
24MAY Radar Interferometry
Rees 9.4-9.5
InSAR Theory
(not on final exam)
HW7 - Due June 5
KMZ-helper
Sandwell
 LAB 7   Laser and Radar Altimetry


29MAY Earthquakes and Volcanoes



Sandwell
31MAY
Remote sensing of the cryosphere

Adusumilli &
Becker
 LAB 8   Radar Interferometry   (optional lab)


05JUN
Grad. Student Presentations

Singh, Prashant
Kuwano, Alexandra

Kelly, Joshua
Jin, Zeyu

07JUN
Grad. Student Presentations
Review for Final Exam
LAST DAY TO TURN IN ALL HOMEWORK AND LABS
Golriz, Dorian
Dasarathy, Srishti
Cortes Aguirre, Cristian
12JUN
Final Exam
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.

Bring:  1-page/1-side "cheat sheet", homeworks/solutions, calculator
Term Paper - Part 3 Due (grad students)

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.