Welcome Geomatics in the Classroom!. Power Point Presentation adapted by Claude Brun del Re. Canadian Space Agency. Agence spatiale canadienne. Ressources naturelles Canada. Natural Resources Canada. What is Geomatics ?. Geomatics for Educators. Geomatics.
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Geomatics in the Classroom!
Power Point Presentation adapted by Claude Brun del Re
Canadian Space Agency
Agence spatiale canadienne
Geomatics for Educators
Sonar (for ships, bats or dolphin)
x-raysList examples of remote sensing technology in your every day life
Indirect (remote) observations (sensing)
Remote sensing is the science (and to some extent, art) of acquiring image data and deriving information about the Earth’s surface without actually being in contact with it.
Remote sensing will give information about an object called
Our eyes A camera
Ground base towerHow does remote sensing work?Far away from the target, on what we call a platform.Here are some types of platform
What does a passive sensor need
to sense the earth?
They produce their own illumination and they
operate in the microwave region
wavelengths not affected by
rough surface smooth surface
Fine Resolution Coarse Resolution
- Circular, Near polar
- 98.6° (from the equator)
-Passes to the right of the North Pole
- 100.7 Minutes
- 24 days
- 14 orbits per day
- Global: 4,5 days
- North America: 3 days
- Arctic: daily
- 798 km
X= Pixel 2 and Line 2 ( 2, 2)