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FYS-3001 Physics of remote sensing - 10 stp

The course is administrated by

Institutt for fysikk og teknologi

Type of course

The course is available as a singular course. The course is also available to exchange students and Fulbright students.

The course will only be taught if there are sufficiently many students. Please contact the student adviser as soon as possible if you are interested in following the course.

Course overlap

FYS-3001 Earth observation for satellites 10 stp

Course contents

The course teaches the physical foundation, concepts, and instrumentation associated with active and passive remote sensing. The course explains the physics related electromagnetic radiation and the interaction between radiation and matter, and explains the basic principles of radiometry, radar measurements, and synthetic aperture radar (SAR) imaging. Various applications of Earth observation data are discussed.

Application deadline

Applicants from Nordic countries: 1 June for the autumn semester and 1 December for the spring semester.

Exchange students and Fulbright students: 1 October for the spring semester and 15 April for the autumn semester.

Admission requirements

Admission requirements are a Bachelor's degree in physics or similar education, including specialization in physics worth the equivalent of not less than 80 ECTS credits.

Local admission, application code 9371 - singular course at Master's level.

Objective of the course

Knowledge - The student can

Skills - The student can

General expertise - The student can

Language of instruction

The language of instruction is English and all of the syllabus material is in English. Examination questions will be given in English, but may be answered either in English or a Scandinavian language.

Teaching methods

Lectures: 40 hours Exercises: 40 hours

Date for examination

Oral exam 23.05.2023;Off campus exam hand out date 16.03.2023 hand in date 30.03.2023;Off campus exam hand out date 19.04.2023 hand in date 03.05.2023

The date for the exam can be changed. The final date will be announced at your faculty early in May and early in November.