Workshop participants will learn about no-cost public domain satellite and aerial image datasets of Texas and how to obtain them from online data providers. Attendees will learn about raster data formats and how to subset, color balance, mosaic, georegister, and reproject image data. Additionally, attendees will learn about image sharpening, vegetation indices, and raster batch processing. The instructors will demonstrate these techniques using aerial and satellite image examples from publicly available data archives. Attendees will use recent versions of ArcGIS and ERDAS Imagine software to complete class exercises. Attendees will receive a workbook containing remote sensing data and reference materials.
Prereqisites: Basic knowlede of computers and some familiarity with ArcGIS.