What is the Remote Sensing Core Curriculum?

The goal of the Remote Sensing Core Curriculum (RSCC) is to provide the resources to support a state-of-the-practice educational experience. The RSCC is primarily geared towards university level education but some lessons may be suitable for K-12 efforts. See the Lessons section for more information.

The RSCC is composed of submissions from a variety of authors from academia, government, and industry. You are invited to contribute to the RSCC. All contributions made to the program are done so on a volunteer basis; there is no funding for contributing authors. The editor of the RSCC is Dr. Joe Knight from the University of Minnesota. To contribute, contact Dr. Knight at jknight@umn.edu.

The RSCC was developed along the model of the NCGIA GIS Core Curriculum, to "augment the nation's supply of experts in remote sensing technology by providing a set of readily accessible, adaptable teaching materials." The RSCC is intended to provide a knowledgebase of theory and techniques to advance the understanding and use of remote sensing and geospatial science.

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