Satellite Remote Sensing of the Environment


This presentation will discuss issues related to satellite remote sensing of the environment. Different applications of remote sensing will be presented, along with the various costs and challenges associated with each. A particular application will be presented focusing on imaging the Canadian Boreal Forest which is a critical component of the global carbon cycle.


Michael Benson
PhD Candidate, Radiation Laboratory
EECS Department, University of Michigan


The Wavie videos shown during this presentation are available here courtesy of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers’ Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society (IEEE-GRSS)

A video of the presentation appears below:

A video of the Greg Asner TED talk shown during this presentation appears below:



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