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Presentation of the module

This compulsory module examines the techniques used in remote sensing employed in the observation of the biosphere, atmosphere, oceans and cryosphere.

Description of the module

Number of ECTS credits: 15

Temporary unit: Second semester

Character: Compulsory

Subjects: It is composed by two subjects:

  • Applications of Remote Sensing (10 ECTS)
  • Geographic Information Systems (5 ECTS)

Applications of the Remote Sensing


  • Applications of Remote Sensing in the biosphere, atmosphere, oceans and inlandwaters and the cryosphere
  • Other applications of the Remote Sensing

Geographic Information Systems


  • Mapping
  • Analogous and digital cartographic resources
  • Components and functions of GIS
  • Digital elevation models and derived products
  • Applications of GIS

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