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AED-059
Space, satellites, space vehicules - 2019

Introduction to earth observation

OBJECTIVE :

This training aims to offer scientists, engineers or similar a scientific and technical introduction to Earth observation across the entire chain of observation, from the scene on the ground to the essential information.

COURSE DURATION AND TIMETABLE :

The course lasts 5 days (30 hours) and includes 6 hours of lectures with practical work.

GENERAL APPROACH :

The intention of this course is to present the entire chain of observation, from the scene on the ground to the essential end information.  The course focuses on the following three areas:

  • physics
  • observation systems
  • information processing.

The goal is to implement the techniques acquired during the course to best illustrate the various applications related to Earth observation.

PREREQUISITE :

Course level: Basic

MSc level  

Basic knowledge of Matlab or Python programming is required.

COURSE DIRECTOR(S) :

Emmanuel ZENOU:

Lecturer-Researcher at ISAE-SUPAERO (Institut Supérieur de l’Aéronautique et de l’Espace or National Higher French Institute of Aeronautics and Space)

CONTENT :

  • A general introduction
    • The applications of Earth observation
    • The main national and international missions
    • Remote sensing
  • Airborne and spaceborne observation systems
    • Airborne observation
    • Space observation: satellite systems, mission analysis, image chain, image quality, etc.
    • Active and passive payloads
  • Signal and image processing
    • Introduction to computer vision
    • Introduction to the transformed: Fourier, short-term Fourier, Wavelets
    • Image analysis tools 
  • Data analysis and classification
    • Supervised classification
    • Unsupervised classification
  • Application

WHEN AND WHERE :

Scheduled in French: TOULOUSE: Cancelled - Upcoming date, please consult us.

 

For the English realization, please, consult us.

COURSE FEES :

€2,550 excluding tax (20% VAT)

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