SO485O Syllabus Fall 2021 (10/6/2021)

Week Mon Wed Fri Readings tutorials
1 8/23 8/25 8/27 Data types
 2 8/30 9/1 9/3 Annapolis Lidar sampler
Sample of LAS files
3 9/6
Tues 9/7 is Monday
9/8 9/10

Lidar Change Lab Due
Beach changes at Duck, NC (will not do)

https://graphics.reuters.com/GLOBAL-ENVIRONMENT/SAND-POYANG/qzjpqxxabvx/index.html?mkt_tok=NzQ4LVVPWC04NTAAAAF_ZOXWOWuED2YpaMC8iHCIyW63jYCVehOQCnZXjPDe8n79sJLaUlkllRWD6AIp4wEHebN8RCfX0ddXiFJNQXivDJ9w9pnOl790Keoo2l_2_BmD

https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/8/3/evidence-points-to-secret-indian-navy-base-on-mauritian-island?mkt_tok=NzQ4LVVPWC04NTAAAAF_ZOXWOQhjsF62WboKwU_nJoDmD_Mz0j8j4-uIRoI0XjNGm-JME3P8gaONyBAELo8nFoxvrE-WCAkt8aMG-vi_igbrA-ZU1uuJj6hOEQPeSIIN
4 9/13 9/15 9/17 https://worldview.earthdata.nasa.gov/ for a nice view of the MODIS satellite data. (250 m pixels)

https://apps.sentinel-hub.com/sentinel-playground/
online, fast band display for Sentinel 2 (10 m),  Landsat 8 (30 m)

https://landsatlook.usgs.gov/--options for Landsat, and Sentinel 2

Landsat path/row

https://landsat.usgs.gov/spectral-characteristics-viewer


5 9/20 9/22 9/24

Kangaroo Island Lab due
  https://eos.org/articles/volcanic-eruption-creates-temporary-islands-of-pumice?utm_source=eos&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=EosBuzz091319
6
x-week
9/27 9/29
Exam
10/1  
7 10/4 10/6 10/8

LVIS and IceSat--get IceSat data to overlay on your project area map
8 10/11 10/13 10/15
 

10/13 before class due:

  • Sentinel-2 image (each mid has a different date), with correct caption (you must have GDAL for this)
  • Landat-8 image (each mid has a different date), with correct caption
  • Map of the chlorphyll index for one of your images
  • Analsysis of one of the three papers (each mid does a different one), on whether it will be useful for your project, (about a paragaph)
  • Reference in the correct format for the paper
9 10/18 10/20 10/22
Laser altimeter mini-lab due
   
10 10/25 10/27 10/29  
11
x-week
11/1 11/3 11/5    
12 11/8 11/10 11/12    
13 11/15 11/17 11/19    
14 11/22 11/24 (Thur schedule) 11/26    
15 11/29 12/1 12/3    
16 12/6 12/8 12/10
Last day class
   
17 12/13
Review & Study
12/15 12/17    
18 12/20
Tues 12/21 is last class
12/22 12/24