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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2008:Semester 2, - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Total Time Commitment: Not available|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
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For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
CoordinatorDr J Leach & Assoc Prof G Hunter
|Subject Overview:|| |
The objective of this subject is to develop basic skills in digital data processing and interpretation, and geographic information systems.
Remote sensing component content includes principles of remote sensing; electromagnetic radiation; human vision; spaceborne and airborne sensors; and introduction to digital image processing including stretching, digital filters, arithmetic manipulations, image classification, rectification and geocoding.
Geographic information systems component content includes introduction to the information society and information management; definition of GIS; the range of GIS applications; the use of GIS for decision making; integration of GIS with other technologies; geographic referencing methods; geographic data structures and models; relationships between geographic features; database definition and modelling; and introduction to the technology associated with GIS.
|Assessment:||One 3-hour written examination at the end of semester (60%). Remote Sensing component - four 500-word practical assignments, each worth 5% GIS component - five 500-word practical assignments, each worth 4%.|
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|Breadth Options:||This subject is a level 2 or level 3 subject and is not available to new generation degree students as a breadth option in 2008. |
This subject or an equivalent will be available as breadth in the future.
Breadth subjects are currently being developed and these existing subject details can be used as guide to the type of options that might be available.
2009 subjects to be offered as breadth will be finalised before re-enrolment for 2009 starts in early October.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
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|Notes:||Students enrolled in the BSc (pre-2008 degree), BASc or a combined BSc course will receive science credit for the completion of this subject|
Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science |
Bachelor of Arts and Sciences
Bachelor of Geomatic Engineering and Bachelor of Arts
Bachelor of Science
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