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NYS ITS GIS Program Office

Geographic Information Systems Clearinghouse


Introduction to Remote Sensingfor GIS Practitioners:
This workshop will introduce GIS practitioners to fundamental concepts of remote sensing (RS), RS technologies and some applications of remotely sensed imagery. Topics to include explanation of the electromagnetic spectrum, accuracy and resolution and the basics of data collection via remotely sensed imaging platforms. Demonstrations will cover the existing methods of integrating remotely sensed imagery into GIS workflows. The training will also cover various sensor types and their application.

A free DVD of this workshop is available upon request to the NYS NYS Office of Cyber Security & Critical Infrastructure Coordination


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