Courses in Remote Sensing Study Track
Information about remote sensing courses.

The preliminary syllabus for the academic year 2021-2022 can be found here. The final syllabus will be published in Sisu. Please note, that some courses will not be lectured every academic year.

Remote Sensing, ad­vanced stud­ies (95-120 cr)

Compulsory courses (45-50 cr)
ATM301 Atmospheric and Earth Sciences Today (5 cr)
ATM345 Seminar in atmospheric sciences (5 cr)
ATM302 (2 or 5 cr)
ATM303 Project course in atmospheric sciences (3 or 5 cr)
ATM350 Master's thesis (30 cr)
ATM399 Maturity test (0 cr)
Personal study plan (0 cr) (included in ATM301)

Compulsory course package (at least 10 cr)
Mathematical and computational methods in remote sensing
Compulsory courses:
ATM357 Atmospheric Radiation (5 cr)
ME-204 Geoinformatics I (5 cr)
Optional course:
MAST32005 Spatial Modelling and Bayesien Inference (5 cr)

Optional course packages (at least 40 cr)
Observation systems and methods
ATM322 Meteorological observation systems (5 cr)
ATM323 Advanced Course in Radar Meteorology (5 cr)
ATM324 Laboratory Course in Radar Meteorology (5 cr)

Remote sensing of the atmosphere and hydrosphere
ATM325 Satellite Remote Sensing Methods in Aerosols Science (5 cr)
ATM310 Time Series Analysis in Geosciences (5 cr)
PAP314 Introduction to Light Scattering

Remote sensing of the biosphere and land use
GEOG-G302 Remote sensing I (5 cr)
GEOG-322 Remote sensing II (5 cr)
GEOG-324 Imaging spectroscopy
ME-230 Geoinformatiikka 2 (5 cr)
ME-231 Open GIS and spatial data sources (5 cr)
ME-232 Remote sensing 1 (5 cr)
ME-234 Basics in object-oriented programming in forest sciences (5 cr)
FOR-258 GIS analysis and modelling (5 cr)
FOR-259 GIS and RS in environmental and land use applications (5 cr)
FOR-260 Advanced course in remote sensing (5 cr)

Data Science
ATM308 Statistical Tools for Climate and Atmospheric Science (5 cr)
ATM309 Analysis of atmosphere-surface interactions and feedbacks (5 cr)
ATM310 Time Series Analysis in Geosciences (5 cr)
DATA11002 Introduction to Machine Learning (5 cr)
DATA12001 Advanced Course in Machine Learning (5 cr)

Other stud­ies (0-25 cr)

Other studies (0-25 cr)
Other studies can include study modules or courses from other programmes or courses from other study tracks. Also practical training and language studies can be included in other studies.