Advanced Imaging

Subject GEOM90038 (2011)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.

Credit Points: 12.50
Level: 9 (Graduate/Postgraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject is not offered in 2011.

Time Commitment: Contact Hours: 24 hours letures, 24 hours labs and assignments
Total Time Commitment: 120 hours
Prerequisites: Prerequisite for this subject is -
Study Period Commencement:
Credit Points:
Not offered in 2011
Corequisites: N/A
Recommended Background Knowledge: N/A
Non Allowed Subjects: N/A
Core Participation Requirements: For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry. The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the Disability Liaison Unit website:

Subject Overview: The subject covers the use and characteristics of specialised imaging techniques and instruments including hyper-spectral imagery, synthetic aperture RADAR, LIDAR, geophysical survey, acoustic imaging, and high resolution satellite imagery, consideration of the uses, inherent errors and limitations of each of these techniques.

Upon completion of this subject students will have the ability to:

  • describe the acquisition and characteristics of specialized image data;
  • apply image acquisition and processing to solve resource management problems.
  • One 3 hour written examination at the end of semester (50%);
  • Five fortnightly written assignments, each of a workload of 10 hours, and each worth 8%;
  • One 1 hour mid-semester class test (10%);

Students must achieve a grade of at least 50% in the written examination at the end of the semester in order to pass the subject.

Prescribed Texts: N/A
Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Generic Skills:
  • Ability to apply knowledge of science and engineering fundamentals;
  • Ability to undertake problem identification, formulation and solutions;
  • Ability to communicate effectively, with the engineering team adn with the community at large;
  • Ability to manage information and documentation.
Related Majors/Minors/Specialisations: Master of Engineering (Geomatics)

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