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October 3, 2018 FORT 230 Class

This video from Oregon State University is one of the best explanations of how to interpret remotely sensed imagery. It talks mostly about aerial photos, but it applies to other kinds of imagery, too. Following are notes on infrared imagery. … Continue reading

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Introduction to Remote Sensing Study Sites Fall 2018

We visited the sites on Monday, 8/27. It was a very, very hot and humid day! This year I added Pearl Springs instead of the Ralph Brock seedling orchard and golf course. It’s good to switch from time to time.

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Pennsylvania Forests from the Air

Presentation for the Penn State Mont Alto Offered Student Reception, April 7, 2018 Foresters spend a lot of time in the field studying forest conditions and carrying out management activities from tree planting to timber harvesting. It is also important … Continue reading

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Using a DEM

This map shows contour lines generated from the PASDA 3.2 foot DEM. I used the ArcGIS spatial analyst tool to develop contour lines with a vertical elevation of 20 feet and index contours at 100 feet. I also made two … Continue reading

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Landsat Imagery at Study Sites

This map shows three of the remote sensing study sites with Landsat imagery. The image was from the Landsat 8 OLI sensor. The image was downloaded from the Landsat Look viewer. (https://landsatlook.usgs.gov/viewer.html ).

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Color Imagery Analysis Fall 2017

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Panchromatic Images from Study Sites

 

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Remote Sensing and Aerial Photography Class Presentations

Here are links to old lectures on my Penn State Pass Space. http://www.personal.psu.edu/pel2/FORT230/Forestry Interpretation of Aerial Photos.htm  This uses an old version of web page generated from PowerPoint.  http://www.personal.psu.edu/pel2/FORT230/FilmsFiltersPhotographicProcess.htm  http://www.personal.psu.edu/pel2/FORT230/Intro-aerial-photos-notes.htm Just images   http://www.personal.psu.edu/pel2/FORT230/Multiple-Images.htm  http://www.personal.psu.edu/pel2/FORT230/Notes-Forestry-Uses-Aerial-Photos.htm http://www.personal.psu.edu/pel2/FORT230/NotesStereoscopicViewing.htm http://www.personal.psu.edu/pel2/FORT230/Photo-Recon-Lab.htm   obsolete lab http://www.personal.psu.edu/pel2/FORT230

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Remote Sensing Field Site Visits

Each of the sites we visited have grown in so much since I last visited them two years ago, especially the Birch Run site.

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Welcome to Remote Sensing

We will be going on a field trip today.

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