Geomatics III

University of Cape Town

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Geomatics III

  • Host University

    University of Cape Town

  • Location

    Cape Town, South Africa

  • Area of Study


  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


    ISA offers course level recommendations in an effort to facilitate the determination of course levels by credential evaluators.We advice each institution to have their own credentials evaluator make the final decision regrading course levels.

    Hours & Credits

  • Host University Units

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    This course covers the nature and concept of satellite and airborne remote sensing: the nature of remote sensing, optical radiation models, sensor models, data models spectral transforms, spatial transforms, thematic image classifications and remote sensing for decision support. Included is an introduction to airborne laser scanning (ALS), application and sensor systems for ALS, photogrammetry, geometry of images, image measurement and co-ordinate refinement, stereo restitution, camera calibration and photogrammetric applications.

Course Disclaimer

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.


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