ENGRCEE 291 Hydrologic Remote Sensing (2015-2016)

ENGRCEE 291 Hydrologic Remote Sensing

(Not required for any major.)
Catalog Data:

ENGRCEE 291 Hydrologic Remote Sensing (Credit Units: 4) Introduction to principles of remote sensing and application in hydrology. Review of sensor systems, thermal and multispectral image processing, and image classification. Examples from remote sensing of hydrologic processes such as precipitation, soil moisture, and vegetation are covered. Prerequisite: CEE276. Graduate students only. (Design units: 0)

Required Textbook:
. Edition, , 1969, ISBN-13 978-0131889507.

Recommended Textbook:

John R. Schott, Remote Sensing: The Image Chain Approach, Oxford University Press, 2007.

Soroosh Sorooshian
Relationship to Student Outcomes
No student outcomes specified.
Course Learning Outcomes. Students will:
Prerequisites by Topic

Introduction to Computational Engineering Problem Solving (CEE 20) or Introduction to Engineering Computations (MAE 10)

Lecture Topics:
  • Remote Sensing of Environment
  • Electromagnetic Radiation Principles
  • Visual Image Interpretation
  • Multispectral Remote Sensing Systems
  • Thermal Infrared Remote Sensing
  • Active and Passive Microwave Remote Sensing
  • Remote Sensing of Precipitation
  • Remote Sensing of Snow
  • Remote Sensing of Soil Moisture
  • Remote Sensing of Vegetation
  • Remote Sensing of Topography and Urban Landscape
Class Schedule:

Meets for 3 hours of lecture and 1 hour of discussion each week for 10 weeks.

Computer Usage:
Laboratory Projects:
Professional Component
Design Content Description
Laboratory Portion:
Grading Criteria:
  • Midterm: 30%
  • Final: 30%
  • Homework: 20%
  • Project: 20%
  • Total: 100%
Estimated ABET Category Content:

Mathematics and Basic Science: 0.0 credit units

Computing: 0.0 credit units

Engineering Topics: 0.0 credit units

Engineering Science: 0.0 credit units

Engineering Design: 0.0 credit units

August 19, 2014
Senate Approved:
November 10, 2014
Approved Effective:
2015 Fall Qtr