8942 Rate this article:
4.0

Continuing Education with Remote Sensing

Mark Alonzo

In my role as the Academic Program Manager at Exelis VIS, I have the privilege of working with educators from different types of academic institutions.  In any given week I will work with large public universities, private colleges and community colleges.  Recently, I have observed a big increase in continuing education for professionals in the workforce.  Public universities and community colleges are adding remote sensing or image analysis components to their certificate programs.  Additionally more people working on master’s programs for geospatial degrees are taking remote sensing courses.  This is encouraging as it points to a greater interest in what remote sensing can add to organizations that are already using GIS.

The instruction typically takes one of two forms.  An evening course located on campus where the hands on instruction of remote sensing is done in a lab, or an online course where the technical work is done at home using student licenses.  With many of my clients, they are reporting increased enrollment and many have reached capacity and begun wait lists.  Penn State University is one such institution that has been making geospatial education available online.  Since 1999 PSU has been enabling busy professionals to learn new skills and thought processes surrounding GIS and Image Analysis.  As more programs are created, it will only increase the revolution in geospatial technology that is happening all around us.

Are you a geospatial professional adding remote sensing to your skill set?  How has remote sensing or image analysis aided your job?

21 comments on article "Continuing Education with Remote Sensing"


A bedo

Warmer temperatures cool showers, flowers, birds singing,[url=http://www.google.co.uk]GOOGLE[/url] pastel colors! You know, in honor of GOOGLE this much anticipated (at least for me) season. More at: http://www.baidu.com


Assignment help

We are providing best assignment writing service in UK and high quality assignment. All Assignment Help experts provide top rated and cheap assignment online services.






cinema box

Are you movies lover then this is the perfect blog for movies

cinema box


blackmart alpha

Perfect site for downloading apps in mobiles,nice blog.

blackmart alpha



William Peloquin

Nice post thanks for sharing with us


showbox

the best app for video streaming


Cris martin

This is amazing work admin. Keep writing


Cris martin

great post , thanks a lot for posting this


free movie sites

Click here for Top 10 Free Movie Websites to Watch Movies Online On Streaming

free movie sites


google

this is great, should further search on google


google

sdf sdfsdf


sasd

nice onew [link url=http://www.google.co.uk]google[/link]



voonik

kurtis is a indian traditional dress if u are looking to buy buy online kurtis online buy from voonik


Robert llfs

great

Please login or register to post comments.