Principles of and advances in Earth Observation

2nd EO AFRICA R&D Facility Online Course

Principles of and advances in Earth Observation

Introduction to the course

This online course will provide participants with fundamental EO knowledge to better understand and use Earth Observation data.

The focus of the course will be on optical data and their advantages and limitations but also active SAR will be introduced in combination with assignments on data processing for selected purposes. The course will use a set of short movies, webinars, presentations in combination with reading material and references articles to existing materials and websites.

Quizzes and print screens of performed hands-on practical will be mandatory to complete training and receive certificate.


The online course will have sessions on:

  • Monday, 28 March
  • Tuesday, 29 March
  • Monday, 4 April
  • Tuesday, 5 April
  • Wednesday, 6 April
  • Thursday, 7 April
  • Monday, 11 April
  • Tuesday, 12 April
  • Wednesday, 13 April
  • Thursday, 14 April