Imagery and Remote Sensing in Higher Education

Resources for teaching and research

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Embrace the latest in remote sensing technology

Remote sensing and image analysis methods are advancing rapidly. A wealth of high-resolution and up-to-date raster data can be collected with different sensor platforms. Image processing and analysis can now be done on-site, with desktop computers, servers, mobile apps, and in the cloud.

New analysis methods and algorithms emerge alongside new tools. Higher education students need to learn these techniques and how to use the latest tools to conduct research, seize career opportunities, and make an impact.

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Modern imagery and remote sensing

The fundamentals of remote sensing technology haven’t changed, but new tools, methods, data, and applications continue to develop. To succeed, students need to understand basic concepts and learn modern skills.



Vermont speeds flood response with GIS

A team at the University of Vermont's Spatial Analysis Laboratory employed GIS tools and drones for flooding disaster response in July 2023.

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Remote sensing education webinars

Esri’s education outreach team hosts webinars on imagery and remote sensing topics for educators, researchers, and students. Access the recordings to learn how to incorporate the latest tools and workflows into your coursework.

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ArcGIS imagery workflows

Explore authoritative resources to help you manage, analyze, and use imagery in your courses.

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