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Course Title[Course Code]:Reading and Analyzing maps, Aerial Photographs and Satellite Images[053104]

Faculty: Arts
Department: Geography
Program: Specialized diploma in Maps and geographical information systems
Compulsory / Elective:Compulsory
Postgraduate(Diploma-Not Available)
Lecture:( 4 ) Practical / Clinical:( - ) Tutorial:( - )

Course Description:
The course aims at enabling the students in reading and analyzing maps on proper scientific bases, reading and analyzing aerial photos graphically and visually, and reading and analyzing satellite images visually and automatically through computers. The course comprises: Cartography, map classification, reading and analyzing maps, aerial photos, their characteristics, reading aerial photos, analyzing aerial photos visually, measurements from aerial photos, satellite imaging, types of satellite imaging, and automatic interpretation of satellite images.