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AN ONGOING MOOC: Echoes in Space

Echoes in Space is suitable for anybody interested in getting an introduction to Radar images or looking to dive into the topic

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Echoes in Space is suitable for anybody interested in getting an introduction to Radar images or looking to deepen into the topic. It covers the history and basics of Radar technology and Radar Remote Sensing from space, and gives a unique hands-on experience in diverse application scenarios.

 

Course content:

  • History
    • What is radar?
    • Radar History
    • What is an EM wave?
    • What is an active radar system
    • Radar sensors & missions
  • Geometry
    • The SAR principle
    • Interaction with the Earth surface
    • How to obtain and use Radar data
  • Land
    • Forest applications
    • Urban applications
    • Agriculture Applications
  • Water
    • Scatter mechanism over water
    • Water bodies
    • Maritime applications
  • Hazard
    • Flood applications
    • Seismic events applications